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NAMM 2014

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by lexington125, Dec 25, 2013.

  1. lexington125

    lexington125

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    OK, we're just a few days from January, and I haven't seen one "NAMM preview" thread - someone out there has to be aware of a few upcoming announcements ......

    even a few semi-educated guesses would be better than nothing

    rumour of the first self-propelled bass cabinet; 3hp briggs & stratton engine capable of climbing 3 flights of stairs
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    I've gotten nothing from Ampeg, although I've heard occasional rumors of them bringing back the Scrambler pedal.
  3. TC.65

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    I don't care what's coming out in 2014 until I've got my V4B reissue
  4. spankdaplank

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    Actually it's not a self propelled cabinet. Rumor has it that it is an INFLATABLE folded horn cab with integral compressor like some of those air mattresses. Great added safety feature on those cruise ship gigs.
  5. Forrrest

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    how about an SVT-VR heritage....
  6. RandomBox

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    I wonder what Rickenbacker is gonna do this year.
  7. GRoberts

    GRoberts Supporting Member

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    I would guess we might be seeing some Fender branded Micro-bass heads from the former Genz-Benz association. Fenz-Benz?

    Will we see the same Amps but with Fender clothing? Or any evolutionary changes from the Genz Benz amp line up?
  8. R Baer

    R Baer Gold Supporting Member

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    For anyone going to NAMM, we will be sharing a booth with Sadowsky. Be sure to stop by and say hello!
  9. coreyfyfe

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    I had one of the reissues a few years back. Great sounding pedal but hard to use without a volume control and an LED would have been nice. I ended up building a clone for pretty cheap but it's not quite as loud in the low end. I'd be interesting in seeing what they offer if they do bring it back again.
  10. jeff7bass

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    Carvin's got the new head to fill between the BX500 and the B2000. Looks and sound cool (Youtube).
  11. Bob Lee (QSC)

    Bob Lee (QSC) In case you missed it, I work for QSC Audio! Gold Supporting Member

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    You will find me at he QSC booth, though I don't know which days I'm working the show.
  12. bgavin

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    Bob, I met you at the booth in 2011 (IIRC).
    I was there as a guest of SpeakerHardware.com.
    Also got to meet Harvey Gerst, and Jerry from Eminence.
    A fun few days...

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