i use mine as a preamp. i run signal from it direct to the board and also into a larger power amp for stage monitoring (when necessary). for smaller gigs it holds its own with two 10s. it's like having a bass buddy front end with a built-in amp.
"You're a bass player. You can get gigs. Bands want you. Chicks dig you."- kesslari / "Why does everyone always complain about things that will make idiots easier to spot from farther away?"-Curtybob