#1
Planning to buy a Blackstar HT-5 head since the combo's speaker is a little weak, and the HT-5S (half-stack version with 10" cabinet) doesn't seem too great. Is there a good cabinet for the HT-5 head? Or is the 10" cabinet that comes with the HT-5 half stack good enough?

Budget: preferably under 200 USD
music styles: metal, hard rock
No gigging, home practice only.

thx for any help

EDIT: also, since im in Hong Kong, if you're looking at musiciansfriend for example, look at the MSRP, not the given price. thx
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Last edited by HellBoy9393 at Jul 10, 2009,
#2
The cab it comes with should be fine. And for under $200 US, I don't think you'll get any better in Hong Kong.
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#3
Well, the HT-5 combo comes with a 10" internal speaker...and the stack is basically the same except the 10" speaker is external...so why am I paying the extra money for the half-stack? Is it purely for versatility?
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#4
If you ever get money for an extension cab and you like the tone, the head would come in handy. There would probably be slightly less noise due to the seperation of tubes and speaker.
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