New Gear Day, Cab suggestions and EQ suggestions
So got my GK 500mb in the mail today. Looks pretty solid, weighs nothing. A few minor scratches (what is to be expected when you buy used). I am looking to go DI from the head to a pedal board and out to a PA system most the time, though I'd like to maybe pick up a light weight cab for home practice or some gigs. what cabs sound good with this head?
(Note I am going to check out some cabs tonight with the head and see what works best, just looking for people with experience with the head)
Also if anyone has suggestions on how to get different EQ's either out of the MB500 or from metal bassists (Late 80's Thrash, Mid 80's/current Power Metal, Steve Harris, etc.) it would be appreciated. been looking for refrences to bass eq's and finding very little on what different tones people are using/have used. Looking for a starting reference point then tweak to my liking after that.
Notes about me:
I play a mix of Hard Rock, Power Metal and Thrash Metal currently
I like a clean bass tone with lots of lows and mids, while cutting the high end.(though I'm open to other EQ's if anyone has suggestions)
My pedal board consists of a Porkloin (clip injector), BBE opto stomp (compressor) BBE Sonic maximizer, Radial Bassbone preamp [all of which is listed in my sig below]
I use 2 Ibanez RD707's (1987 and 1989) passive elctronics (stock pickups). Nothing impressive, but I like the sound I get from the older passive Ibby's.
Ibanez RD 707 Basses > GK MB500 >Radial Tonebone Bassbone(pedal) > Way Huge Porkloin (pedal) > BBE Opto Stomp (pedal), BBE Sonic Stomp (pedal) >SWR Golight 112 or house PA system
Last edited by powmetalbassist : 11-16-2012 at 06:52 AM.