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Ivan Milenkovic
post Dec 28 2011, 06:10 PM
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Here's an interesting one? Did you ever measure, or know approximately how much all your live gear is weight? smile.gif That includes guitar with case, pedalboards, cables, amp, cab, whatever you carry.


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post Dec 28 2011, 07:14 PM
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I don't know the exact weight but my Marshall JVM head is the heaviest head I've ever carried ! It makes you feel like your elbow sockets are about to disintegrate and your brain is going to explode !

Having said that, I also own a Peavey Ultra, which is also on the weighty side ! wink.gif

Add to that, is the 4X12 cabinet, which never seems to get any easier to carry.. no matter how many times I do it !! dry.gif


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post Dec 28 2011, 10:37 PM
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The gear is certainly not looking very attractive after the gig biggrin.gif


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post Dec 28 2011, 11:00 PM
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Just about 10 kilos, + extra 1 if I want to carry acoustic smile.gif


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post Dec 28 2011, 11:08 PM
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My own weight is up 5 kilos since September! (and I was not underweight before)

That's about the weight of my gear too 5- 10 kilos

(it was a lot heavier when I played bass)

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post Dec 29 2011, 09:55 AM
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Man I don't know how heavy it is but I think around 20lb only my pedalboard my guitar is hollow so it's pretty light and I have a few amps that are not super heavy but still have some weight! I am driving to all my gigs so my car is definitely making my life easier!!!!


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post Dec 29 2011, 02:28 PM
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Normal Rig is about 35-40 Kgs!! Sometimes more with a couple of spare Guitars or 2 Amp set-up!!
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post Dec 29 2011, 04:10 PM
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I remember the time when I was lugging Marshall TSL601 combo around that weights 25KG alone, and it had single top handle. Pedalboard packed with stomps and wah, two guitars, and two bags with cables, mic, stands etc.. That was impractical -.-


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post Dec 29 2011, 04:21 PM
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My rig is pretty light. A 4U rack back with my Axe Fx Ultra and GC Pro and cables in it. I do have a Mackie Powered Monitor that is pretty heavy, but still compared to my Hot Rod Deville 2x10 and NYC Pedalhead pedalboard, I'm pretty lucky weight wise


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post Dec 29 2011, 05:19 PM
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hahaha I have no idea! but guitar + pedalboard + head + 4x12 cabinet together are so heavy!


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post Dec 30 2011, 01:05 PM
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Gibson Les Paul Custom - 5kg
backup guitar - 3 kg
Iron Pedal Board with pedals - 5 kg
4 long cables - 1 kg
Marshall 4x12 - 40 kg
Peavey 6505 head - 22 kg
misc - 5kg

...all in all I got to carry over 70 kg of equipment into a club for a live show

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post Jan 3 2012, 07:25 PM
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QUOTE (ZakkWylde @ Dec 30 2011, 01:05 PM) *
Gibson Les Paul Custom - 5kg
backup guitar - 3 kg
Iron Pedal Board with pedals - 5 kg
4 long cables - 1 kg
Marshall 4x12 - 40 kg
Peavey 6505 head - 22 kg
misc - 5kg

...all in all I got to carry over 70 kg of equipment into a club for a live show

that's quite a lot!

For big gigs I use usually a head and cab so that's pretty heavy, but for smaller just my trusty POD x3 and guitar, so about 7-8kilos?


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post Jan 3 2012, 07:54 PM
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My 2x12 combo alone is about 29K.
It's a back breaker - need to get a road case with wheels biggrin.gif



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post Jan 3 2012, 08:14 PM
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err pretty heavy when I play bass!
My bass rig is about 75 kilos - 12 x 15, 2 x 10 + 400 watt head.
Allow + 10 kilos for the bass / pod / pedal board.

So, about 85 kilos all in!
I didn't include the weight of the sack barrow I have to take with me to shift the 2 x 15...


Am selling this monster for obvious reasons biggrin.gif


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post Jan 3 2012, 08:59 PM
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QUOTE (TesttubeMammoth @ Jan 3 2012, 08:14 PM) *
err pretty heavy when I play bass!
My bass rig is about 75 kilos - 12 x 15, 2 x 10 + 400 watt head.
Allow + 10 kilos for the bass / pod / pedal board.

So, about 85 kilos all in!
I didn't include the weight of the sack barrow I have to take with me to shift the 2 x 15...


Am selling this monster for obvious reasons biggrin.gif


Man - this is what is called "A drummer intimidating bass rig!".
Very cool configuration (2x15 + 2x10) tone wise, though bulky.

Is that a Warwick head up there?


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post Jan 3 2012, 09:01 PM
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post Jan 3 2012, 09:07 PM
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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Jan 3 2012, 07:59 PM) *
Man - this is what is called "A drummer intimidating bass rig!".
Very cool configuration (2x15 + 2x10) tone wise, though bulky.

Is that a Warwick head up there?


Yep, that's a Pro Fet IV. They're really nice heads, very versatile.
I see from your profile that you also like Victor Wooten, will have to check out some of your lessons smile.gif


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post Jan 4 2012, 10:36 AM
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QUOTE (Bogdan Radovic @ Jan 3 2012, 07:59 PM) *
Man - this is what is called "A drummer intimidating bass rig!".


Anything that has knobs and switches on it intimidates a drummer !! wink.gif



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post Jan 4 2012, 07:02 PM
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QUOTE (Ben Higgins @ Jan 4 2012, 10:36 AM) *
Anything that has knobs and switches on it intimidates a drummer !! wink.gif


Brave creatures are drummers smile.gif I have one joke to add to the drummers:

A guy walks into a shop.
"You got one of them Marshall Hiwatt AC30 amplificatior thingies and a Gobson StratoBlaster geetar with a Fried Rose tremulo?"

"You're a drummer, aren't you?"

"Duh, yeah. How'd you know?"

"This is a travel agency." cool.gif


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post Jan 4 2012, 07:21 PM
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Man, I really want a Gobson Stratoblaster now. They sound awesome.


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