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Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by JamesXP, Jan 1, 2014.

  1. JamesXP

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    Two Genz-Benz FCS-410T.. very impressed with sound.. reasonably light to boot!


    Just need to try and fill the 6U rack.. going to ditch the line6 floor pod and replace it with a 1u preamp along with a 1u power conditoner and maybe a little tray for cables? :)
  2. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

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    My thoughts if I may:

    Tray/drawers are just a burden in a rack. I have two 2U drawers that cam out of the rack faster than they went in!

    If you allow for a 2U pre you'll have many more choices.

    Power "conditioners" are a waste of space unless you need one for mains distribution. They offer no more "protection" than a simple filtering power bar.

    I have found that anything over a 4U case as awkward to carry with one hand. I standardized on 4U cases.
  3. JamesXP

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    6U case was free so I can't complain... The main reason I'm going for the power distributor is to light up whatever is underneath it.. and it also means I only need one mains plug for everything inside!

    I haven't really seen any 2U preamps that I can afford though! I don't mind having blank spaces in the rack.. might even get a rack tuner if I can find a nice one
  4. Grissle

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    If I had the dough I'd make an offer on the Pod, I have one already and finally figured out how to find the magic in them. I bet that stack sounds as sweet as it looks!
  5. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

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    this is the reason I do use them. :) I can't imagine how big one would have to be to handle multi 13A plugs! :D
  6. BurningSkies

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    Sell the 6U then buy a 3 or a 4. :)
  7. johnpbass

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    Very nice JamesXP!
    I love the GB Focus cabs. Sound great, lightweight, good build quality, excellent value, IMO.
  8. Linnin

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    Serious Stack! Congrats! :D
  9. JamesXP

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    Thanks guys, just secured a peavey max bass preamp so should be good when I get it next week!

    Anybody used one before?
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    Those pres have found favor with quite a few players. Hope you love it!
  11. JamesXP

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    Me too! from what i'm reading it does seem pretty damn good for what I'm doing.. so i'm just counting the days now :)
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    It appears it arrived!

    Sounds good so far!

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