This video from Ted Brown Music shows Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson speaking at a bass clinic. In the right of the video, he has his Hartke LH1000 sitting on top of his Hartke 810 Cabinet. [Geargods.net Interview](http://geargods.net/rigged/david-ellefson-talks-metal-masters-rig-fan-letter-changed-megadeths-history/) "When did you switch to those? Didn’t you use [Ampeg] SVTs? I started with Hartke very early on. I actually started using Hartke cabinets on the Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying? tour. They did not have heads at that time, so I used another manufacturer’s head, but I used their aluminum cone 4X10 speaker cabinets on about midway through the Peace Sells… tour. I then recorded So Far, So Good…So What!, Rust in Peace and Countdown to Extinction using all Hartke cabinets. That really helped me define my tone with the Jackson basses into the Hartke systems. There were a couple of years where I used some other stuff, but returning back to when we did the Megadeth 20th anniversary Rust in Peace tour in 2010 was when I came back to Hartke. We wanted to recreate the look, the sound and feel of that Rust in Peace era. Hartke has now improved their products and, as time will do, innovations and technologies improve which help improve the end product. So the Hartke stuff just sits right in the mix with Megadeth. I really feel that the new Hartke stuff that I’m sitting right inside Shawn’s kick drum."more
Listen to the specs of his rig. 2000 bass cabinet. This is how one can tell "outside of looking at the actual amp on screen" that he's not just playing through 2 stacked hydrive 410s. This video made by BassPlayerMagazine.com features two of Larry Hartke's biggest fans. David Ellefson of Megadeth and Frank Bello, the bassist for Anthrax. He demonstrates his new 2000 watt Hartke Hydrive 810 featuring 8 10" half paper/half aluminum cones for a super punchy and bright sound. "This thing is a f'n tank. It goes anywhere, plays anywhere, and plays tight everywhere... I don't have to worry about this thing breaking down. It hasn't gone down. I haven't asked Hartke for a new rig yet!" - [Frank Bello](https://youtu.be/mgJzcZ4VqZU?t=53s)more
This video from SkullsNBones.com features Rex Brown, known for playing bass guitar for Pantera, Kill Devil Hill, and Down, with his brand new touring rig. The majority of his equipment is now gear given to him from Larry Hartke. This video shows him playing through a Hartke HyDrive 810 Bass Cabinet. The spacing between speakers 3 and 5, as well as 4 and 6 shows that this is not in fact 2 hydrive 410 cabinets stacked, but the big 810 itself. This Hartke HyDrive 810 is a 2000 watt beast featuring half paper, half aluminum cones.more
At 13:50 of this episode of "RIGGED" from the Gear Gods YouTube channel, Mike "Rickshaw" Martin lightens up the mood and gives us a tour of the latest rig he used for the Allstars Tour. He guides us through his rack unit which consists of a Hartke LH1000 Bass Amplifier, a Fractal Audio Systems Axe-Fx II Preamp / Effects Processor, an ART Pro Audio SP4x4 PRO Power Distribution System, a Tech 21 Sansamp RBI Rack Preamp, a Hartke HyDrive 810 Cabinet, and a Furman M-8Lx Power Conditioner.more
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