Originally Posted by JELIFISH19
I've had this question for a while now and didn't get any good responses but this might be a good thread for it. I want a tube amp but what are the qualities that make a guitar amp good for bass? I'm thinking about getting a Carvin V3M. Do you think it will work well?
Probably an amp without an overabundance of gain in the preamp. A lower gain/old-school preamp on a guitar amp goes a long, long way to making a nice bass amp be it tube (like the 1960) or solid state (like a late '70s/early '80s era Yamaha G100 II that I use for rehearsal with a really, really loud hard rock/metal band...it sounds great (clean or slightly dirty) through a sealed 6x10 cabinet).
Clubs - EMG 3, Frankenbass 3, Mesa/Boogie 4, Squier P 5-String Club 17, MIM P-Bass 108, Lefty Union 184, Tricked Out Squier Club 185, Avatar 205, MarkBass 228, Hartke 291, Squier Owner's Club, SX
Last edited by BillyB_from_LZ : 01-14-2013 at 04:01 PM.