XF 210 for Bass?

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XF 210 for Bass?

#1 Post by t8bloom » Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:29 pm

Hi, has anyone tried using an XF 210 for a small bass rig? I'm planning to start a build for guitar cab soon, but I'm curious if I could use the same design for a lightweight bass cab also.

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Re: XF 210 for Bass?

#2 Post by Seth » Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:12 am

Hey, Welcome to the forum. I'm Seth. Looks like we're neighbors :thumbsup:

I don't play guitar or bass. However, I'll share with you my intuition on the subject since no one else has poked their heads in yet.

Obviously, you can play a bass through a guitar amp. You just wont get much bass. I'd think if you wanted an easy to build dual purpose rig, you'd want to look at something like a Simplexx 10 PA Top or a Jack 10... something that will cover most of the frequencies of each instrument.

Just my 2¢. Maybe some of the other guys that play will chime in. We'll see what they'd recommend.
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Re: XF 210 for Bass?

#3 Post by Bill Fitzmaurice » Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:00 am

XF210 would be OK for bass for bedroom practice, but that's about it.

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Re: XF 210 for Bass?

#4 Post by t8bloom » Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:06 pm

Thanks much for the insight! I'm not so much looking for a dual-purpose rig, as much as a make two of the same cabs for different purposes. I'll get through the first one for guitar and then look at the other options for bass when I get there. I appreciate the alternatives!

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Re: XF 210 for Bass?

#5 Post by Bill Fitzmaurice » Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:54 pm

Cabs ideal for guitar and cabs ideal for bass are even further from each other than are guitars from basses.

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