Originally Posted by soulman969
You already sold the best under $500 250w combo around Christmas. If your problem was with the tolex then why didn't you just buy a padded cover for it? If your main interest was in tonal capabilities and output the BG250 is the better of the two and I also play a GK combo so there's at least some validity to what I'm saying.
Not 100% sure if your comments/quote was for me as the quote feature was not used by you, but I will respond just in case your post was directed at me.
Also not 100% sure which amp I sold you mentioned as I buy and sell a lot of combo amps,,,,, I did get rid of (returned) the BG250,,,,, but I have also sold a GK210, GK212 and GK115,,,,, I just re-purhchased a new next gen MB115 to replace the first gen MB115 I got rid of,,,,, I plan getting both the new gen GK MB210 and MB212 combos in the next few weeks.
I also still have my GK MB112 that gets used quite a bit as my main rehearsal combo,,,,, my band does not rehearse at a low volume and I'm always shocked and amazed on how great the MB112 performs.
I don't recall any tolex issues with any of my gear,,, so not sure what your refuring to.
As far as tone,,,, I really wanted to love everything about the TC BG250,,,,I had it on pre-order for almost 4 months and was very much looking forward to getting it,,,,,,, what a disappointment the BG250 was in the tone department when compared to all my other gear I currently own and have owned.
To me and my ears the tone of the BG250 was a total bore,,, worst sounding combo I have ever purchased,, even the Ampeg BH115hp and Peavey TNT combos I recently purchased and returned blew the BG250 away.
Just to make sure I didn't just get a "bad" BG250 I have also demoed them in the music stores and they still sounded as bad as the one I returned.
On paper the BG250 is a killer little combo with some nice features but the tone that thing put out was just so not there,,,, the best way I can describe the tone of the BG250 is to say it made all my bass's sound like they all had very dirty half-round bass strings on that hadn't been changed in 10 years.
Perhaps some people like that bass sound,,,,, I don't.