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Here's a summarized story how I made my own 412 cab. It took me almost two months but I'm quite happy with it.


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Looks like it came out great!
Those corner guards really make the tolex corners much easier, not to mention the protection they provide.


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Looks great, nice job! Much better than the tolex job I did on my 2x12 cab. :o

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I used a rolling pin to push the air bubbles out. And waited a while longer for any bubbles to resurface then pin them away.

I didn't glue at the edge of the corners to avoid overflow which would ruin the texture of the tolex.

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Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:39 am
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damn that came out sweet, looks massive though, how much do you think it weighs?


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Just for you, I weighed it. And it says: 26.9 kilos (59.304 pounds) exactly.

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nice work! how's it sound?


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It sounds good. I could match a lot of tones to a lot of songs. I'm happy for now. I'm thinking of getting an Orange CR120H in the near future.

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muntizeppa wrote:
Just for you, I weighed it. And it says: 26.9 kilos (59.304 pounds) exactly.



Wow... with speakers? That's crazy light for a 4x12


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Look awesome!

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Great job!!! Congrats!!! :party:

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I have a 2x15 cab I started building 2 and 1/2 years ago. Never finished. No time or workplace now.

Tried emailing a local cab company about having them finish it, but no response.

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And that looks good. Nice work!

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Looks fantastic! What speakers did you load it with?

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Those looks like 70's eminence. alnico??

I bet it sounds great. came out looking great.

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Awesome job dude! Looks fantastic

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Great work! :thu:


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I loaded it with Celestion Vintage 30s. Only bought 2 from Thomann because it's dangerous to have large magnets on an airplane. Anyways, they sound great. Even better after I changed new strings.

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Great looking cab. What was your cost of construction, not including the speakers?


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I'm jealous!

Looks great!

I"ve also been waiting to build a 4x12, but other things get in the way.

where did you source the handles?

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Most of the tools my dad owns, so no cost there. The laminated planks are from an old wardrobe when my uncle renovated his room. I guess the money goes out to the tolex, grill cloth, jack socket, etc... probably under USD200.

The handles I was able to find them locally at a PA store for about USD15.

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What a nice summary! Thanks for making my day! It's a nice act of kindness! Great post!

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