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Senior Member
Username: bassman10096

Post Number: 1233
Registered: 7-2003
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2009 - 11:47 am:   Edit Post

I've got a Big Ben single 18" cab I have to let go of. I like this cab a lot, but a Peavey 1810 just dropped into my lap for free, so I can't justify keeping both.

This is a nice 18 - very efficient and surprisingly full range. The driver must be incredibly fast. But it bangs out some pants-flapping low end when you want it. Not too difficult to handle - 73 lb - not an ultra heavyweight, but you'll appreciate the well-placed handles. Casters might be a nice addition, but I haven't felt the need.

I'm the second owner, but the cab's in very nice shape. Very well cared for, non-smoking environment, corners and carpet show minimal wear, grill is in nice shape (reflection off the chrome makes it very hard to photograph). Not sure of the year, but it only has 1/4" input jack, so probably not on the newer side.

400w power handling (pretty effiecient - you don't need to overpower it to get plenty of air moving)
8 ohms
23W x 30.5H x 18.5D, 73 lbs.

I'd like to get $350, plus shipping but would consider offers. Email me with offer or questions. I'm in Milwaukee if you want to save on shipping.

This ad is also posted on TB: http://www.talkbass.com/forum/showthread.php?t=574541
Senior Member
Username: jazzyvee

Post Number: 1621
Registered: 6-2002
Posted on Monday, August 24, 2009 - 4:02 pm:   Edit Post

If you were in the uk that would be very tempting.
All the best with the sale.
Senior Member
Username: bassman10096

Post Number: 1234
Registered: 7-2003
Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2009 - 3:32 am:   Edit Post

Thanks, Jazzy. I have a hard time letting this one go - I wanted a Ben for a long time and really like it. Problem is that the Peavey is nearly as good and has no investment attached, so economics (and storage space) reign supreme...

I wish I could take time to deliver it to you in the UK. The family and I spent a wonderful 10 days in London and driving north through southern Scotland in June. I knew driving righthanded on the left side would be challenging, but the car (a nice Vauxhall) was stick shift as well...

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