Cheap combo/mini stack recommendations?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Souperman08, Jan 28, 2014.


  1. Souperman08

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    Haven't posted here in a long time, please feel free to delete/move if I'm posted in the wrong place.


    I need an amp. My setup right now works great for going direct in, but I need a portable amp I can just grab and run with for jam sessions/rehearsals/etc. Problem is, I'm not sure what I should look for tone-wise. My current setup is

    Squier CV Jazz (stock)-Wampler Ego Press-Way Huge Green Rhino (used occasionally)-Aguilar Tone Hammer DI/Preamp (always on, I never use the AGS though)-BBE Sonic Stomp-out to a direct box.

    I can take a snapshot of my settings (it seems like they change every gig anyways), but I favor a very punchy sound (for my clean tone, the best example I can think of is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vk24UKKI4yY Panic Station by Muse).

    I'm hoping to not spend more than $500 at the end of the day, and I'm definetely looking to buy used if necessary. MF has the Acoustic B450 combos for $400, but they won't ship until April. The older generation of those amps seem to go for $250-$300 used. I've also considered the GK MB series. Any other ideas for amps I should look into?
     
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  3. Souperman08

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    Whoa! I legitimately didn't know Genz made combos for that cheap. Any major downsides to them?
     
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    No downsides!!

    They are only that cheap because GB was recently bought out by Fender. They normally sell for twice that price. Get one before there are no more!!
     
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  6. Souperman08

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    Gah, 4 sold today already, I might miss out on this deal. Any other recommendations?
     
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