Ten 2×12 Cabs to Try

Zilla Fatboy 2×12

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This oversized closed-back 2×12 aims to emulate the response of a 4×12 with added low-end punch and can be preloaded with a handful of different speaker options.

Starts at $432 street
zillacabs.com

Blackstar St. James 212VOC

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This newly designed cab is up to 35 percent lighter than a normal 2×12 set up. It also has a removable rear panel and comes loaded with Celestion Zephyr speakers.

$749 street

Blackstaramps.com

Mesa/Boogie Rectifier Compact 2×12

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Modern metal-ers will rejoice with this 120-watt closed-back cab that is constructed with marine-grade Baltic birch. The rear-mounted Celestion V30 speakers round out the package along with the twisted jute-dipped grille filters.

$749 street

mesaboogie.com

Avatar 3D Vertical Forte Replica

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The standout feature of this cab are the side vents, which give your sound a wider feel. It’s constructed with 13-ply void-less Baltic birch and is available with either customized speaker options or totally bare.

$698 street

avatarspeakers.com

Marshall ORI212A Origin

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Classic styling meets modern construction in this retro-flavored vertical cab. The Celestion Seventy 80 speakers offer 160 watts of power, and the angled setup is decidedly British.

$549 street

marshall.com

Orange PPC 212

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You can’t miss the trademark Orange vibe of this beefy horizontal 2×12 cab. Brit-style tones are right at home with a pair of Celestion Vintage 30 speakers and a closed-back design.

$899 street

orangeamps.com

Vox V212C

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For fans of that unmistakable chime, this Vox cab not only matches the vibe of an AC30 but spreads the sound out a bit with its open back. A pair of Celestion G12M speakers aim to offer clarity and warmth.

$599 street

voxamps.com

EVH 5150III 2×12 Extension Cab

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Designed to King Eddie’s demanding specs, this straight-front cab is a powerhouse and features old-school tilt-back legs. Inside is a pair of Celestion G12H speakers and a very handy built-in head-mounting mechanism for the EVH 50-watt head.

$599 street

evhgear.com

PRS HDRX 2×12

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As a tribute to the sound of late-’60s rock guitar, the PRS HDRX line is vintage flavored and full of vibe. This closed-back cab features the decidedly British Celestion G12H-75 Creamback speakers and poplar plywood construction.

$899 street

prsguitars.com

MojoTone 2×12 West Coast Cab

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The wood wizards in the cab shop at MojoTone offer a mind-boggling number of options, right down to the piping and Tolex. This one comes stocked with Celestion G12M-65 Creamback speakers and an oval-ported rear panel.

$774 street

mojotone.com

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