Avatar Premier Vintage Cab Bogner Clone

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  1. Johnnythunders

    Johnnythunders Member

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    New Avatar Cab 2x12 is 30"W x 24.5"H x 12"D weights 50 pounds with speakers. $439

    Bogner 2x12 Cab - 25 3/4" height x 29 3/4" width x 11 7/8" depth, 79 pounds $799

    Bogner is almost 30 pounds heavier? What is in that think lead?

    Anyone have the new Avatar wonder how close it sounds?
     
  2. JPenn

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    Just from looking at the Avatar website their new cabs look close to the 2x12 Mojo Marshall-style cabinet. I think the Bogner cabinet is supposed to have extra bracing throughout the cabinet, but I haven't even been in the same room with one of'em.
     
  3. Occam

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    They do look much cooler now....cool.
     
  4. Brick

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    I have never played a Bogner but yesterday afternoon my Avatar Premier came and I played it all last night...breaking it in :dude

    The workmanship is flawless and it sounds great. I got it in Brown with the Fender style grill with a Red Fang/Cannabis Rex speaker mix. The speakers sound good together and should sound even better as they break in...a nice mix of American/British, Ceramic/Alnico, Smokey/Sparkley.

    I wish I had today off. Can't wait to spend more time with it tonight...couldn't be happier.:D
     
  5. Roe

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    The bogner is not that heavy - the shipping weight is 79 pounds.;)
     
  6. Brick

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    Wow. The Avatar is 50 lbs shipped and about 45 out of the box. Maybe the Bogner has metal bracing inside the shipping box to protect it?

    Only worked half a day and played off and on all afternoon into tonight. Sounds sweeter each time...at this rate the speakers should be broken in by Sunday :D
     
  7. Roccaforte Amps

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    hummm..... The Bogner probably has more wood.
     
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    Why do I hear a rimshot right after that Doug? :D
     
  9. 6AM

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    Looks real nice. Quite a deal.
     
  10. Roccaforte Amps

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    more like; snare-snare-snare-crash!:D
     
  11. JPenn

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    I take it the same guy that does the Bogner and Custom Audio cabs does yours.
     
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    Cool. I may get one of these loaded with Classic Lead 80's.
    I think it will fit my high gain lifestyle to the tee! BTW Im thinking closed back?Any thoughts on this?
     
  13. Jon Silberman

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    My Avatar 212H has a pair of CL80s in it, I love that configuration, they are fantastic rock speakers.
     
  14. Brick

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    heh-heh.

    Not that it matters but the :D was supposed to go at the end of the "metal bracing" comment, not at the end of the post...but I'm glad to have provided Doug a chuckle. Especially since I read every single post of the Emi thread which is why I ended up picking the Emi speaker mix that I did. They sound better every day.


    Rockon1: You can talk to the guys at Avatar about getting an open back panel if you order the closed back and switch them out. I don't remember what the cost of the extra panel is but I don't think it was that much.
     
  15. kingsxman

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    This cab looks alot like the bogner 2x12 oversized I just got a few months ago. I LOVE the Bogner and got a decent price on it used. It IS heavy. I had an avatar 2x12 that the Bogner replaced and for the money...the avatar cant be beat. WHat I was looking for was the slanted baffle and better projection. The Bogner is an exellent cabinet. I'm sure the avatar is too.

    I wish I could side by side them. Anyone in Minneapolis pick one up feel free to let me know.
     

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