Lightest weight Mesa 1x12" combo amp?

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  1. Acid Test

    Acid Test Supporting Member

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    Just wondering what is the lightest weight Mesa combo they have made and roughly what does it weigh?

    DC-3?
     
  2. Blackmoreguitar

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    Maybe the Express 5/25, but there is a weight and dims chart on the Mesa web site. Can't remember if it's only current models......
     
  3. MJ Slaughter

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    My DC-3 with an EVM 12L is 54.6 lbs so with a normal guitar speaker probably 44 lbs. Not too bad. When I think Mesa combos, light weight doesn't cross my mind. Express 5:25 10" 38 lbs. Weight and dimensions doc: http://www.mesaboogie.com/Product_Info/weights-dims/weightsNdims.pdf

    All the other Mesa combos I've owned are much heavier.
     
  4. dzeitlin

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    the ta-30 is 42 lbs. a lot of amp for the weight.
     
  5. Lance

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    Either the 5:25 Express, or the .22 Caliber.
     
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    TGP: where men like their combos LIGHT and their LP's HEAVY

    :p
     
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    The F30 is pretty lightweight.
     
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    I got to say the F30
     
  9. Trebor Renkluaf

    Trebor Renkluaf I was hit by a parked car, what's your excuse? Gold Supporting Member

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    Lightweight and Mesa Combo are not two words I normally associate with each other. The new lunchbox amps (TA-15 and Mini-Rectifier) are both very light but are heads only. I expect some weight when I pick up a Mesa combo.
     
  10. Lublin

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    Definitely NOT a Solo Rectifier! That thing was a pig!
     
  11. itstooloudMike

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    I lugged a Mark III combo with EVM-12 for several years when I was gigging regularly, now my right arm is probably a couple inches longer than my left. But nobody ever had to ask me to turn it up! I also had one of the first 2x12 Tremoverbs, and that was a tank. But still probably not quite as heavy as the Twin Reverb I had with JBLs. I still have a Blue Angel 4x10 combo, but I never move it. I'm too old for heavy amps. I like my Budda SD-18 1x12, it's really light for an all-tube combo, and sounds great.
     
  12. Waxhead

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    Mesa 5:25 is about 30 pounds
     

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