Which custom cabinet builder?

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  1. El Kabong

    El Kabong Member

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    Please recommend a meticulous amp cabinet builder that would be interested in building a highly modified Marshall Bluesbreaker style cabinet to spec., that wouldn't mind shipping to Japan.
     
  2. FFTT

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    wow. that guy does beautiful work. i'd love to get my vibro-champ recabbed.
     
  4. FFTT

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    It's not just how it looks, but how these fine tone woods affect the sound.

    Plywood and Tolex are cool for practicality and he does a fine job there too, but his fine wood cabinetry is exceptional.

    Vintone Circuits is a one man operation and he plans to stay that way, so
    patience is a must.

    You'll have to check with Doug on his schedule.
     
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    My only experience with custom cab builders has been with Bob Burt and I was very satisfied with the quality of his work

    http://www.bobburtcabinets.com/
     
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    Bob Burt is another top notch builder indeed.
     
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    shallbe Deputy Plankspanker Gold Supporting Member

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    Bob Burt is the guy. I had a design idea in my head for a 2x12 cab, and he built it. Not only did it turn out beautiful, but it sounds fabulous. I have not used another cab since. Plus, loaded it weighs maybe 35 lbs.
     
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    shallbe,
    pic? do you know what woods were used?
    that is an amazing weight for a 2x12!
     
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    tiptone Silver Supporting Member

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    Another vote for Bob Burt.

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    JDesign cabs (www.jdesigncabs.com) are nice. He builds great bluesbreaker style cabs, and his upcharge for custom sizes and features is very reasonable. I'm pretty sure he'll ship internationally. Good luck!
     
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    www.mccustomcabinets.com

    Here is my Marshall JVM in its new home......

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    Look at Brad's gallery, he can pretty much make anything including some killer Komet headshells.
     
  14. dougk

    dougk Silver Supporting Member

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    absolutely. The cherry cab I built for my Bassman is VERY loud. Maple and mahogany baffle board. Sounds so sweet though. I built a poplar (tolexed) cab for my Encore, but I used ply for the baffle board. I think Im going to make a solid wood baffle for it asap.
     

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