need recommendations for lifting a cab

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  1. GibsonMarshallguy41

    GibsonMarshallguy41 Member

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    my amp set up is a 100-watt head, and a slanted 4x12 cab with wheels.

    I need some suggestions or recommendations for ways to left the cab at least 15 to 18 inches. it has to be something that is fairly inexpensive, compact, and easy to transport. I'm trying to have the speakers raised closer to ear level so that I don't have to crank the amp as loud.
     
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    I kinda have something similar to that - 2 of them - and it looks like the height on this is just about the same as the ones I have, which is somewhere around 9 or 10 inches. I was hoping to find something that lifts up the cab & head to about 15 to 18 inches off the ground.
     
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    This one is 20" high.

    https://www.harborfreight.com/40-in-lightweight-aluminum-work-platform-56203.html
     
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    Always with the legs, never the back. I’ll show myself out.
     
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    I was going to say a Marshall 1960B because you can pick them up on eBay for £150 in the UK but looking on US eBay there weren’t many and they were expensive.
     
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    I have some old milk crates that are just perfect for this, I would use them to carry cables and other odd stuff to the gig, then set two of them sideways and upside-down next to each other (end-to-end) and set the cab on top. I know it's low budget, but it has worked for me for many years, and the crates double as storage. Maybe some commercial heavy duty crates instead of milk crates, which are sort of hard to find these days.
    Al
     
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    Get a road case for your head.
     
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    sorry, but that's kinda corny. I'm not using a folding chair.
     
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    I use 2 x black milk crates.
    Take a drive one evening and go check out the back lanes of convenience stores, diners & restaurants for a couple of them.
     
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    How about this then?

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    Seriously, you think a folding chair is more corny than a folding work bench or step stool?
     
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    Do like the Matchless 4x13 cabinet. Put a handle in the middle of the top of the cabinet and lift with all your might.
     
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    I read this as 'Get some road head for your case'.

    I was confused.

    Intrigued, but confused.
     
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    zombiwoof Supporting Member

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    Yeah, one more for the cause!. Old School all the Way!.
    Al
     
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    Exactly what I would recommend. Serves double duty.
     
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