I am looking to get a better combo.
But I am torn between whether to get one with a 15in driver (w/ tweeter) or one with 2x10in drivers.

More specifically, I am talking about the Carvin BR515N and BR510N.
For the same price, I know the 15in has more speaker area.
But I will probably be buying an additional cabinet, probably a 4x10.
So which set up would be best in the long run, 4x10 and 15, or a 6x10.

I play gospel, jazz, funk, rock/pop, and metal. So versatility in tone is critical for me.

Also, does anyone know how GK MB210 compares to the Carvin 2x10 combos?



Thank you!
Last edited by gwath42 at Jan 4, 2010,
the 115 would be a better choice to go with the 410. It would give you better low end and high ends in the end.
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It depends on how much you value portability. 2x10 will obviously be easier to lug than a 1x15. But tone wise, the 1x15+4x10, no question.

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I have a 4x10 cabinet and the plan is to get me a 1x15 this year. That will be a good mix between low and high end.
In your case, I wouldn't combine a 2x10 with a 4x10. That will produce the same tone as you had when playing the 2x10, but only louder.
If I were you I'd pay a few bucks more and start with a 4x10.
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Ibanez GWB35 Gary Willis signature
Ibanez SR700 CN
Epiphone Thunderbird Pro IV

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Id get the 2x10 and a 15 underneath it. Of course 15's work better on top of a 4x10 cabinet, but i would go the first way to have a good all round rig.
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Fender MIA jazz bass
Hora Hybrid double bass
Hartke lh 500
Ev 606L
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I've heard negative things about mixing cabs though.

Thanks for the input guys.
I think I will be getting a 15in combo.
Mainly for tone and the roundness in it stand alone.

Now to decide which one...
GK, Carvin or Peavey.. lol
I posted about having Ampeg stuff and what cab is best. I first bought the micro with (2) 2x10 mini cabs. I don't use it right now and in total is cost as much as the HLF410 + a head. . I have hooked up (2) 15" to a 2B-R head and they sound fine. I can also hook a 410 + (1)15" but the 410hlf is designed to give a whole lot of bass. I know what everybody else is posting is correct but I prefer not to mix up different cabs. Right now my fav..small cab is the Ampeg 410hlf, it is still a handful to move around but once its there it sounds great.
Last edited by ScottSVT4 at Jan 5, 2010,
A 4x10 will produce more lows then a 1x15 so whats the point in having a 1x15 with your just going to stick a 4x10 on it.
Yamaha TRB1006
Fender MIA jazz bass
Hora Hybrid double bass
Hartke lh 500
Ev 606L
Epiphone les paul
A good combination is 2x10 + 1x15.
4x10s are good if you've got your own transport as they're both big and heavy.
G&L L2500
Squier Affinity Jazz Bass 5
Ashdown RPM pre-amp
Ashdown Little Giant 1000
300 watt 15" powered cab
450 watt 15" powered sub bass cab
2x10 + horn
1x15x10 + horn
Last edited by John Swift at Jan 8, 2010,
Im gonna just throw in my 2 cents

I think 15s are great when theyre with something else. In my experience though, a 15 alone does not have a very tight sound. If you can only pick one, I recommend some combination of 10s. I think 2x10 and a 1x15 is your best bet