Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by bartmcartman, Feb 24, 2008.
anyone know where I can get some casters like bogner and egnater uses?
Try the following link...not sure they carry them, but worth a try.
Thanks John but no luck. I"m looking for the slide out type of casters.
here's your casters.
don't see the point in bouncing your nice heavy tube combo along the ground on casters, having it roll around in the back of your truck, poke holes in the back seat of your car, lose low end on stage, rattle at volume, or force you to lift it up to pull off wheels that get lost.
Do you mean like these:
http://www.stoneagecustomcabinets.com/uploads/2x12A green golds rearview55.JPG
They are 2" wheels and have a seperate plate that attaches to the cab bottom, and the wheel slides into the plate? Wheel is locked into the plate, but no brake on wheel.
If so, email me...I may be able to help.
I promptly removed and replaced every amp/ cab that had those. They are terrible for anything other than rolling across very smooth surfaces. Not to mention that they're a pain in the arse to take on and off.
Caster City as previously mentioned is a great company with a huge selection. I have purchased from them several times. Get the sealed bearing soft grey rubber type. They roll effortlessly.
If you have to use casters, don't use little 2" wheels. They are terrible over bumps, cracks and holes and especially carpet. Also make sure you have them attached as close to the outside corners as possible otherwise the wheels will invariable catch on something and the amp will start to do a tumble. Foldable hand trucks work great and can carry more than just an amp.
+1 on the Mesa casters ...they are sturdy and removing them is a cinch!
Do the mesa mounting plates just screw into the bottom of the cab?
+1. First thing I did was replace the casters on my Bogner cabs. They're nice in theory, but not nearly heavy duty enough. I just went to Home Depot for replacements. Easy enough to remove if I ever need to.
thanks for the link. Ima order some from caster city soon.
my Twin came with holes for casters...i can't find anything that fits the holes locally.
that twin is a little tooooo heavy to carry around all the time.
Yes. Simple installation with very sturdy hardware. The casters are good quality and mine still work perfectly after maaaanny years of rolling around/active use. And the beauty is you can slide them off in seconds should you want to couple solidy to the floor. And sometimes I remove just the rear pair to lean back the amp against a wall. One thing if I were to do it again: get the same Mesa system but with the 3" wheels as my 2" wheels do get caught on irregular surfaces at times.
Has anyone put the Mesa casters on a Marshall 4x12? One of my Marshall 4x12's came with the caster sockets still attached but no casters, and I can't find *anything* that will thread into those OEM Marshall caster sockets.