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Bass amps

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by ZombiBoi95, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. ZombiBoi95

    ZombiBoi95

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    So I currently have an ashdown evo ii 500 head which is going through 2 2x10 off brand speakers. I'm thinking about selling that setup and going for something new. Mabye an orange terror bass with an 810 ashdown cab. I would love a tc electronic rh450 but I can't afford one and a decent cab. I play in a blues/jazz band so any recommendations?
  2. AdamR

    AdamR Supporting Member

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    Keep your head for now and upgrade to a better quality cab.
  3. two fingers

    two fingers Loud Mouth Know It All Blowhard Gold Supporting Member

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    Not sure where you are but there are amazing deals on used gear out there right now.

    Looks like you just joined. Welcome to TalkBass!
  4. ZombiBoi95

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    My evo ain't really working for me in this band I dunno what it is but it's not clicking for me with this type of music. I need something that can get multiple tones which is why I was thinking tc. I can only get 1 or 2 decent tones out of it
  5. RickenBoogie

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    You don't know what that amp will do, until you play it through a decent cab. Just dump your no-name 2x10's, and get yourself a good 410, 215, or whatever. Then you'll know what your amp actually sounds like.
  6. AdamR

    AdamR Supporting Member

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    Exactly. I think you will be happier with the Ashown through a good cabinet then with the TC through a crap cab. Buy a good cab for now, save up and by the TC. Dont waste your money on something else if you really want the TC.
  7. B-string

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    All the toys in the world on an over-rated head are not going to do more for your sound than good speakers, bass and playing technique.

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