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Gallien Kreuger Official Club Part 7

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Chef, Dec 4, 2012.


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  1. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Disclosures:
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
  2. husky123

    husky123

    Jul 6, 2006
    Leesburg, VA
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    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses
    In with a pile of GK's...



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  4. GRoberts

    GRoberts

    Jan 7, 2003
    Tucson, AZ USA
  5. I've seen more and more bass players here in the Bay Area SF using the new MB and MBFusion amps, cool!
     
  6. Pedulla-Player

    Pedulla-Player Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2009
    Northern Wisconsin
    I have a Fusion 550 on the way. Would the GK 2x112 Neo stack work well with this head also?
    Thanks P-P
     
  7. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    In

    800RB
    2001RB
    MB500
     
  8. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Disclosures:
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    Current GK Inventory... :)

    MB200
    MB800
    MB Fusion
    Neo-112-II (x2)
    Neo-115-III (x2)
    Neo-212-II

    Yeah, I'm a GK fanboi. :)
     
  9. GRoberts

    GRoberts

    Jan 7, 2003
    Tucson, AZ USA
    Which do you use more or like better? MB Fusion of MB800?
     
  10. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Disclosures:
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    I generally use the Fusion a bit more, but I do play the 800 a lot too.
     
  11. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
    Disclosures:
    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Vic:
    still mostly 2x112?
    Or 2x115?
    Or 212/15?

    What gives man?
     
  12. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Disclosures:
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Yessir! It has the HMS, too, which is nice.
     
  13. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
    Disclosures:
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Similar addiction, here:

    MB200
    MB500
    MB Fusion
    700RB-II
    2001RB
    Fusion 550
    Neo112-II (x2)
    Neo212-II
    Neo410
     
  14. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    I just took the MB800 back and got the MB500 again. It'll be more than enough amp for what I'm doing, and I know that it sounds good.

    They also had a used 700 RB-II that I was contemplating grabbing at the same time.
     
  15. Vic

    Vic There's more music in the nuance than the notes. Supporting Member

    Oct 14, 2002
    Central Illinois
    Disclosures:
    Staff, Bass Gear Magazine
    2x112 most of the time. A few times I've done the 2x115. Honestly, I have only used the 212 once, and might even consider selling it. It's also got the brand new padded cover on it too.
     
  16. Here's a weird experience. Over the weekend I decided to bump some tunes through my rig just for grins. iPhone > mixer (EQd flat) > MB500 > Neo 212 + 410MBX.

    I put the 212 horn on zero, neither cut nor boost. Then I listened to some music at moderate volume and tried to EQ it. I ended up with highs down to around 10 o'clock, high mids at 9, low mids around 3 and lows at 2.

    Sounded great. Later on when I plugged my bass in, it sounded...not that bad. I ended up bumping the high mids up and the lows down a bit, but it sounded great--at low volumes. Very smooth and mellow.
     
  17. BklynKen

    BklynKen

    Mar 25, 2011
    Brooklyn, NY
    I just ordered an MB500 in preparation for my band finally playing out. Hoping the purchase will kick the universe into making it happen sooner than later. Can't wait to hear it! This will join my MB150S/112 (rehearsal space) and Backline 110 combo (home).

    Are the newer ones all made in the USA?
     
  18. Hmm, reminds me to purchase a looper as I could start a loop and change the sound at the venue and step back for a listening to see how it sounds like...
     
  19. In. My 400RB is going for a trip to Yorkville Sound in Ontario soon, and when it returns I should truly be able to consider myself a club member. Here's hoping that all goes well!! :D
     
  20. KPJ

    KPJ Supporting Member

    Oct 2, 2001
    Methuen, MA USA
    I love my MB500, but keep toying with the idea of a MBFusion or MB800 for some variety.
     
  21. Daniel Piper

    Daniel Piper Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2007
    Taupo, New Zealand



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