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Gallien Krueger is Awesome

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Joe Louvar, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. Joe Louvar

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  2. LAG

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    GK is back at the top of the food chain. Great sounding, reasonably priced and made in USA bass gear. Bravo!
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    I love their amps! MB800 owner here. Attached are two 410MBEs. I also have a MB210 combo.
  4. wong99

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    Couldn't agree more.
    I own an MB500 and an MB800.
    Both are fantastic tools to help me shape my art.
  5. Eric Moesle

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    No doubt about it, Gallien is doing things right. Excellent customer service, innovative USEFUL products.

    It isn't just marketing, they are putting out the goods....
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    Love the new look of the combos and powered cabs. I've been loving my '87 800RB. Its one bad mother of an amp!
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    Hey, RAG, if you're monitoring this thread:
    In the next design/redsign, how about making the 500Hz area cut/boost rather than cut only in the RB series.
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    1001 RB II and two NEO 1X15s for the last 7 years, and it keeps on ticking :hyper:
  9. Joe Louvar

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    +1 Stockton, CA USA. :)
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    new website still doesn't make available the manuals of a number of current models. Potentially lost one customer here.
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    The new website has not been up very long so Im sure its still a work in progress,,,,,, on my end Im very happy they published the new site even before all the new products have been released.

    Not buying a GK product because they dont have the manuals on the new site yet seems a bit rash,,,, if you have some specific questions about one of their products just email them,, GK sales is very quick with email replies.

    Cheers
    Davyo
  12. ::::BASSIST::::

    ::::BASSIST:::: Relax... Nothing Is Under Control. Supporting Member

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    Eh, they will probably add them. You could likely google a pdf version of the manuals.

    I love my MB500 and an MB800. The only thing I would change is to move the low-mid hz from 250 to something like 150.
  13. Joe Louvar

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    Wow. I'd love to try the new powered cabs... Too bad they don't have a tweeter with the 12" one. I'd love to match something like that with my Eden WTDI for modern tones and then switch out to a VT Bass for more old school Ampeg. With all the great pre-amp emulator pedals around now, and high end compressor pedals, a product that plays to the versatile player like these powered cabs and light weight make a lot of sense.

    I think they're way ahead of the flock at GK. Still love my old RB800 but regrettably, it's long gone.
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    I just placed an order for a new MB200. I'm gonna be back in a GK! Looking forward to the little bugger instead of picking up another used 400rb.

    Awesomeness.
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    One thing I really like about GK is that they are still owned by the same two guys who started the company all those years ago. I have tons of respect for that kind of thing.
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    According to the Wiki article, Rich Krueger is no longer with GK.
  18. wong99

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    Yes, for sure.
    I am guessing that a manual comes with each and every product anyway. I know that they came with my amps.
    Not buying something because you can't get the manual on line does seem a little bit silly to me too.
  19. Joe Louvar

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    Krueger has been gone for years - but Bob is the main man anyway and he's still there, and the new webpage and amps look great.
  20. BassGreaser

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    Damn.. well you know what I mean:D

    Just good to see a company that started in the late 60's, is a stand a lone still and not owned by Fender or Gibson

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