Why do Mesa Boogie amps way so much?

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  1. guitarlix

    guitarlix Member

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    They usually weigh a ton...especially combos. Why?
     
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    Tag Gold Supporting Member

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    All those knobs and switches add up! :p
     
  3. QRSS

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    because they're weigh cool and have big transformers and heavy speakers.
     
  4. Darkburst

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    That'd be "WEIGH".
     
  5. MBreinin

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    Huge transformers, heavy speakers such as EV.

    Mike
     
  6. guitarlix

    guitarlix Member

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    Got it right the 2nd time. Brain fart the first time around.
     
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    sfarnell Gold Supporting Member

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    The Mark V is at least three amps in one...that's gotta weigh.
     
  8. SyKrash

    SyKrash Member

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    the price of good tone.
     
  9. FaceMeltingJam

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    "I'd like to cut your head off, so I can weigh it, what do you say?"
     
  10. aleclee

    aleclee TGP Tech Wrangler Staff Member

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    No weigh, man
     
  11. JLee

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    ¡No mames guey! :nuts
     
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    riffmeister Gold Supporting Member

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    Theigh usually pack lots of stuff in their. There cabs are heavy, two.
     
  13. bsuite

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    This thread is Whey too funny
     
  14. DavidLopezJr

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    Because with the purchase of a mesa amp theirs an include featured of an amp tech always sitting in your amp, for the best tone.
     
  15. RocksOff

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    Mine weighs alot because of the Flintstone era bird inside that uses his beak to play records.
     
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    teleamp Senior Member

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    Curds with no whey = cheese, add teh way for tone!
     
  17. scottywompas

    scottywompas Member

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    I think the cabinets are made of lead. I'm not sure, but it could be.

    Scott:banana
     
  18. fusionbear

    fusionbear exquirentibus veritatem Gold Supporting Member

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    Its the mojo! They have so much of it, the amp can't but weigh so much!

    But, seriously, its usually the high quality cab material, speakers, and big trannies...
     
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    They way alot because of the weigh they are made.
     
  20. guitarlix

    guitarlix Member

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    I was referring to the WAYT of the amp. Please don't stray from the topic.
     

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