Avatar Cabs?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by bscepter, Nov 17, 2005.


  1. bscepter

    bscepter Member

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    Anyone tried these? I'm looking at their 2x12 G212H semi-open-backed cabinet for my Blues. The price seems reasonable. Are they well-built?

    What would you guys suggest for a 2x12 in the sub-$300 category?

    Thanks!
     
  2. dave s

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    very solid cab. I have the same model cab loaded with G12H30 speakers. Operates very solidly, sounds good, doesn't break my back (weight-wise) and didn't break the bank, (price was right).

    IMO, the Avatar cabs are very close to the top of the 'best-bang-for-the-buck' list.

    dave
     
  3. Reeek

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    I think the G212H open is Daves best cab personally. I have two with various Weber speakers.
     
  4. Calloway

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    I've got a 2x12 open back cab with green backs, and I don't think there is another cab that I would rather have. It holds up great, sounds great with the open back, and really takes the beating I give it fron gigging wonderfully!
     
  5. bscepter

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    Yep. It's sounding like the one to have. Personally, I want the open back simply so I can gaze at my expensive blue speakers...
     
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    Im waiting on a 412 g12H-30/V-30 loaded myself....:dude
     
  7. mailman

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    A search will reveal many kudos on Avatar cabs. I have their special Celestion V30/Anniv. G12H30 combo and it's a winner in my book! There are many excellent cabs (THD highly recommended), but Avatar is the best 'bang for your buck' by far!
     
  8. Guy from Idaho

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    good stuff from a good guy (in Idaho no less) :dude
     
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    I also should reenforce the open back configuration for the G212H too. That's what I have too and I bought the closed back panle but I have no intention of ever installing ;) I love the tone from the open back G212H.
     
  10. Ldavey

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    Timely thread for me -- I just put two Cel. blues [from Avatar] in my AC30 RI and am angling to get an empty cab from Avatar, too for the greenbacks that the blues replaced. But I'd figured the closed-back was the way to go?


    And a shout to a homey in Nebraska from someone who was born in Lincoln (a long time ago).

    Larry
     
  11. rockon1

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    I don't necessarily agree. Can't see how 5/8-3/4" difference between front & rear of baffle mounting can make all that tonal difference. But, I can see that rear mounted speaker screws are more accessible and easier to swap out speakers more quickly.
     
  13. bscepter

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    Just ordered a black/wheat "Premier" 2x12 open back cab from these guys. I hope it's what I'm looking for...
     
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    waiting for the Avatar premier 4x12 loaded with G12-h30s.

    Brown tolex with wheat grill.....sweeet!
     
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    I have 212 special by Avatar, same speaker setup, V30/H30, just in a tan tolex/wheat grill to match my Rivera Rake. I love the cabinet. Best cab for the price.

    If you don't have one, get one.

    Bob
     

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