Need ideas to incline a cab.

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  1. TubeBlues

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    I have this small 1x12 Fender SuperChamp X2 cab that I need to incline.
    The cab is in my living room and I don't want to use an amplifier stand, as they don't look nice.

    Anyone has ideas on how I could do it?
     
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    Cut a couple of wedges from a piece of lumber the height you want and stain them, then lean the top against the wall and put the wedges under the bottom. I did that until I bought amp stands.

    Or a foam wedge.
     
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    Break out your wood working skills (or a friend's) and build a stand from wood that matches/compliments your living room furniture and/or decor. There are multiple plans out there, some adjustable, some fixed. Take your pick:

    wooden amplifier stand

    I personally like this on, all you need is to choose your angle:

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    Just Sayin,
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    How much "incline" do you want? I have used a piece of 2"X2" wood, cut to the width of the amp, and painted black. Tip amp back, place this under front edge, and it gives you a slight tilt. Not really noticeable, but solves the problem. (if that's enough "incline" for you)
     
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    The premade ones everyone is suggesting look good and will do exactly what you want.

    But, is this just for home use?

    If so use anything really.

    I use an empty plastic harmonica case. Does the trick. :)
     
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    Stick a couple of door stops under it.
     
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    lean it against the wall
     
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    Make a little kickstand for it from 1/4" Masonite. A paint stir stick will work too.

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    I've used door stops, and hockey pucks, and 2x2/2x4 under the front feet.
     
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    How about adding another speaker cab... Mini-stack for the win
     
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    Also makes a good leprechaun trap around St Patrick's Day.

    You can also get chrome Fender tilt-back legs; they sell them aftermarket. Enjoy your SCX2; great little amps, especially with a speaker swap and biased to spec.
     
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    Door wedge. The further back it is placed the more angle you have.
     
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    I just stick a book under the front edge of mine. Change the book depending on the mood, or if someone's visiting put something esoteric under there.
     
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    I stuck some Fender legs on my Princeton. Works great. Not sure if your box is big enough.
    I used a book before that - Stephen King's Danse Macabre.
     
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    If the cab is open backed, one of these not only gives the tilt angle, but the "bass reflex" enhances the sound- makes my SCXD sound huge.
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    Looks great! I googled "enhancer mini" but got no results. Do you have a link for that?
    TNX
     
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    Oh, and Amp Wedge.
     
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    Atlas make some awesome looking stands that fold up, made from wood like cherry and walnut and even make this additional stand for a head. Of course these cost more than my amps, but for tasty home stands for spendy amps … 0FF7DAA6-7886-41C7-B56C-C505D4FC345A.jpeg
     
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    I'm trying to find pictures of my old amp stand... But., can't seem to find any.

    Anyway, it was basically two l-shaped pieces connected on the upright by some hinges. The two 'feet' of the L, slip under the amp and hold it at whatever angle you set. It worked great for me for gigs back in the day when I was using a Deluxe Reverb. Worked well at home as well for practice and general noodling.
     
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