Harley Benton G212 Vintage
Harley Benton G212 Vintage

G212 Vintage, 2x12 Guitar Cabinet from Harley Benton.

Pat Flam 12/22/2013

Harley Benton G212 Vintage : Pat Flam's user review

« Excellent, after a long run-in »

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I've had it for 2 years.
I have tested all sorts of cabinets, Especially Marshall and Orange. This one is truly excellent.

But be careful, I didn't use it for quite a long time, had no interest in it because new, it sounds stiff, sharp, ugly, pretty bad.
I then bought a Hughes & Kettner Tubemeister 36 amp head and needed a cabinet, so I took it out again. It was the same as before, stiff...
But gradually the speakers and the sound became smoother and then I was able to recognize the quality of the V30s. It's well-defined, dynamic, they respond remarkably to attacks.
It's perfect for blues, jazz, country, and Stones-like rock, obviously. Big rock sounds great.
Clean sounds are sublime with this cab.
For a more creamy sound, in another cab, test a Celestion greenback and you'll get a wider scope.

What I love about this cab are its price and sound (after breaking it in).