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#1 ColonelForbin

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 08:39 AM

I thought I had seen some threads about what people are using as a hard case for the DT25, but I can't seem to track the info down! I am just looking for something decent and sturdy, mostly for car travel and keeping it safe when it's stored in our shared rehearsal space. Doesn't need to be a flight case, just better than an amp 'cover'. Something with some internal foam padding, and latches, etc. Wheels not required.

 

Just got to test drive my new DT25 last night, and it's a great amp for my HD500! Time to keep 'er safe

 

Oh yeah, forgot to specify in the post title, it's for the 1x12 combo.

 

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Posted 17 January 2014 - 11:56 AM

For example, this looks awesome, and it's totally overkill - does anyone have a Gator case, or SKB or something comparable?

 

http://www.ebay.com/...Y-/321022833796

 

This is closer, it's a Gator case:

 

http://www.musicians...e-for-1x12-amps

 

This one is obscenely overpriced from the looks of it..

 

http://www.guitarcen...971-i1400057.gc


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Posted 17 January 2014 - 01:04 PM

Getting closer. Emailed Zzounds to see what they have, since the local GC store says they would have to order it anyway, nothing kept in stock. Anyone have or use either of these?

 

$190, Gator G112A, for 1x12 combo: [with extendable handle, with wheels]

Shipping Weight: 31 lbs

"Gator's Semi-hard technology, the case is 600-denier ballistic material on the exterior with a 1/2 in. wooden interior frame covered in 20mm foam with Tricro interior to protect the amp."

 

http://www.zzounds.com/item--GATG112A

 

http://www.musicians...orter-and-stand

 

 

$105, Gator G112ROTO, for 1x12 combo: [with wheels]

Shipping Weight: 14 lbs

"constructed of a indestructible roto mold design and made to fit most standard 1x12 guitar combo amplifiers."

*(no internal padding)

 

http://www.zzounds.c...em--GATG112ROTO

 

http://www.musicians...e-for-1x12-amps

 

$258.81, SKB 1x12

 

One of the reviewers says their DT25 fits in this, but they think it would also hold much larger amps.

 

http://www.musicians...e#productDetail


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Posted 17 August 2015 - 04:54 AM

I thought I had seen some threads about what people are using as a hard case for the DT25, but I can't seem to track the info down! I am just looking for something decent and sturdy, mostly for car travel and keeping it safe when it's stored in our shared rehearsal space. Doesn't need to be a flight case, just better than an amp 'cover'. Something with some internal foam padding, and latches, etc. Wheels not required.

Just got to test drive my new DT25 last night, and it's a great amp for my HD500! Time to keep 'er safe

Oh yeah, forgot to specify in the post title, it's for the 1x12 combo.

Thanks!


Did you ever end up finding a satisfactory case? I'm going back to using my DT live after never being satisfied with the FRFR route. Putting the HD500x away and just using pedals with the DT25 combo, so looking for a decent hard case for it now. I know it's a zombie thread, but thought I'd ask. Thanks!
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Posted 17 August 2015 - 10:42 AM

I just might have to build me a combo of the SKB 1x12 Amplifier Utility Vehicle (strapped to the wheeled base) and the Gator G-112A Rolling Amp Transporter (extension handle). 


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Posted 17 August 2015 - 12:10 PM

I was looking at that 112A, and it looks to be just about what I need. Doesn't have to be bulletproof, but sturdy enough to prevent knobs busting off when my amp is going to gigs.
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Posted 17 August 2015 - 02:22 PM

Seeing the amp sit that high on top of the case makes me nervous. It needs to be off the floor, but that just looks unstable. I have not seen it in person though, so maybe it's like a tank.


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Posted 18 August 2015 - 05:52 AM

I ordered the 112A from Gator. I'll give a review after it arrives and I've used it a few times. Got like 10 gigs in the next couple months, so I'll put it through its paces and report back. I may not use it as a stand though, but we will see. That seems sketchy to me too.
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Posted 22 August 2015 - 06:36 PM

Got the case today. A day after my gig :(

It fits great, and looks very well made. I can fit my amp and my power cord as well as my instrument cables for the effects loop etc inside the case and still have room in the front pouch for spare tubes, picks, patch cables etc. looks to be built sturdy, and I would trust it as an amp stand too now that I've seen it firsthand and fiddled with it. I'd post pics, but I still don't know how. Got some on my phone just waiting to be posted lol
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Posted 22 August 2015 - 09:19 PM

Glad to hear it is a steady platform for your amp. 

 

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