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Anyone else use a VT bass w/a tube amp?

Discussion in 'Effects [BG]' started by jacksonev94, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. jacksonev94

    jacksonev94 Supporting Member

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    I just picked up a VT bass today. (Got a smoking good deal.) It sounds really great, but I feel like it's a little redundant since I'm playing it through my Ashdown LB-30. I have a MB210 combo, and it really warms that up nicely, but it seems pretty excessive to be playing a pedal that's meant to emulate a tube amp through an actual tube amp. Does anyone else do this?
  2. dan_cmj

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    Off topic but I'm really looking to get this pedal, is it as awesome as everyone says? Whats your signal chain?
  3. Downunderwonder

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    Not a VT but I dig my RedDragon into tube amp.
  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    I used to, but only as a dirt box.
  5. jacksonev94

    jacksonev94 Supporting Member

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    Bass>Tuner>LMB-3>Joyo Ultimate OD>Big Muff Pi>BDDI>VT Bass>Dispatch Master>Amp

    I'd need a few more days with the VT Bass to determine how good it is. What I've heard so far sounds really nice. It just seems kind of unnecessary since I already have a BDDI and a tube amp.:meh:
  6. Downunderwonder

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    Unnecessary if always on but could be useful as another effect.
  7. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    The VT is actually a pretty excellent pedal. Sure, it's no sub for the real thing, but it does a quite respectable job of emulating Ampeggy sounds for less than $200.

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