NCD - New (to me) Cab Day

Discussion in 'Amp Input - Normal or Bright' started by SachaPlusDeluxe, Sep 29, 2019.

  1. SachaPlusDeluxe

    SachaPlusDeluxe Strat-O-Master

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    Gotta love Facebook selling pages Zilla Fat Boy 2 x 12 cab for £150. I’m well happy.

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    As you can see it’s got a set of Celestion speakers, a Vintage 30 and a G12H Anniversary. As it’s a Fatboy cabinet, it’s wider and deeper than a normal 2x12. Here it is next to my Harley Benton G212 Vintage cab (although the G212 is about an inch further back in the photo).

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    It’s got a really big sound to it and is very close to the sound of a 4x12. Only issue I had is that with the open back, the bass isn’t as tight as I liked so.....

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    Temporary back filler and it sounds much tighter now and not woofy at all. It’s got a definite different sound to my G212. The top end of the Zilla is not as in your face as the G212, I think the treble is sweeter. The bass is rounder and not quite as punchy as the G212 which is very articulate and if I’m honest, playing them back to back, the G212 almost sounds too articulate. For really heavy chugging rhythm the G212 is better but the Zilla sounds warmer especially with single note fast lead runs. I think it’s due to the G12H combined with the Vintage 30 whereas the G212 has 2 Vintage 30s.

    I can’t wait to gig it
     
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  2. shupe13

    shupe13 Senior Stratmaster

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    Congrats!

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  3. Jesse414

    Jesse414 Senior Stratmaster

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    Man thats really cool what a great find. Happy new cab day 2 you!!:)
     
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  4. SachaPlusDeluxe

    SachaPlusDeluxe Strat-O-Master

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    Put in the correct thickness and covered in vinyl with the correct style screws

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