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Gallien Kreuger Official Club Pt. 11

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Chef, Oct 21, 2013.


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  1. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
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    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
  2. Tunaman

    Tunaman Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Boston
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    Also have a MB500 as a backup amp in case of failure at a gig :bassist:
     
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  4. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    North central Ohio
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    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
  5. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
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    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    You need a 1001RBII.

     
  6. Journey55

    Journey55 Supporting Member

    Jun 10, 2011
    Melbourne, Florida
    Anyone got any experience with the GK 400rb iv 210 combo?
     
  7. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

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    rolandm, that behavior along with the unique EQ is how Bob Gallien started GMT in his garage back in the late 1960's that later was renamed G-K. He is an engineer, no bean counter oversees him or his ideas ;).
     
  8. rolandm

    rolandm In search of the lowest note.

    Aug 8, 2010
    Peoria, IL
    Thanks for the responses guys. I was wondering if it was just me. When I tried the Backline in the store a number of years ago, it was between it, an Ampeg PF350 and a PF500. The Backline just seemed to be much more powerful to me at the time, but I chalked it up to just my ears. Nice to know the engineering behind it.

    Having read Fdeck's PDF on the BL600 helped tremendously as well, and I definitely stopped feeling that my BL600 was a second-class amp after reading about it.
     
  9. ASATMAN

    ASATMAN

    May 30, 2003
    Kentucky
    Hope alternative cabs are allowed.
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  10. rolandm

    rolandm In search of the lowest note.

    Aug 8, 2010
    Peoria, IL
    Also, B-String, I love those Pau Ferro boards on those Jazz Vs. Say what you want about tone woods, that board makes a difference to my ear on that bass.
     
  11. B-string

    B-string Gold Supporting Member

    Yes :). I really enjoy how versatile it is as well. Wish I could talk myself out of the rounds as they are so hard on the frets, but can't quite do it.
     
  12. AdamR

    AdamR Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2007
    Bethel CT
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    In !
     

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  13. gregmon79

    gregmon79 I did it for the muff... Supporting Member

    I'm def in!! Monster stack rraaaawwwrrrr! [​IMG]

    Gawd I love GK stuff. It's very versatile to my ears. I'm extremely happy I took a second glance at the 1001rb and played it while amp shopping in a music store almost a year ago now. Nothing but good has come from my GK gear. It has bumped my playing up to a whole new level since because I just love to hear what my bass sounds like through my 1001 and neo 410.
     
  14. DaleyKD

    DaleyKD

    Oct 19, 2010
    Anna, TX
    I just realized that, after finishing my DIY 210, I never posted a picture of my rig. Here ya go!

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  15. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
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    Staff Reviewer; Bass Gear Magazine
    Big pile of GK:

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  16. Tunaman

    Tunaman Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Boston
  17. Chef

    Chef Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    May 23, 2004
    Columbia MO
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    This:

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  18. rolandm

    rolandm In search of the lowest note.

    Aug 8, 2010
    Peoria, IL
    Anyone jealous of Chef yet? Anyone? I mean, beside me?
     
  19. tabdog

    tabdog

    Feb 9, 2011
  20. BassCliff

    BassCliff

    May 17, 2012
    So. Cal.
    Hi,

    Here's my usual rig. (I need a better picture.)

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    800RB, Neo 410, Carvin LB76.

    EDIT: I realize I've posted this picture before. I don't think I have a club member number yet. ;)

    Thank you for your indulgence,

    BassCliff
     
  21. Jwood

    Jwood Supporting Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Richmond, Va
    GK rocks! I'm loving my MBF800 and 212NEO.
     



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