NOCD! Taste THIS bass! Vintage SVT content inside!

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Zentner, Feb 5, 2013.


  1. Zentner

    Zentner Supporting Member

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    Why have one when you can have 2?

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    My SVT has never sounded so good... Thanks big to TBassman. :D
     
  2. Mastermold

    Mastermold Supporting Member

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  3. Sartori

    Sartori

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    A true bass full stack. I bet it sounds amazing.
     
  4. Primakurtz

    Primakurtz Registered Nihilist Supporting Member

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  6. SactoBass

    SactoBass There are some who call me.......Sactobass

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    Now THAT is what I call a real bass rig! Step aside, tin foil 4-pound Class D toys! The BOSS is in town! Uh huh, dat's right!
     
  7. EasyJames

    EasyJames

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    I don't normally have G.A.S., but this is making me feel...... jealous?
     
  8. thedudebrah

    thedudebrah Supporting Member

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    Man I'd love to feel that thing punching me in the back at a gig. Now I REALLY want a second 810 for my VR!
     
  9. Buster Brown

    Buster Brown

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    I see that pic and it reminds me of the "good old days"!!! :D

    You know....when men were men and no one minded carting a big rig to a job....but then again, in those days, we also carted a Hammond B3, a leslie 145, our own PA (Altec voice of the theater cabs - 4 of them) and a ginormous drum kit...Marshall stacks, etc etc....and, we had to fit all of that into a Chevy van!

    Hell, the bass rig was actually the "easy" part! :D
     
  10. millsbass5

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    Our keyboard player is still luggin' his B3 and Leslie cab around! When it comes down to it, nothin' sounds like the real thing.
     
  11. JGR

    JGR The "G" is for Gustav Supporting Member

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    Sir, I salute you. Turn it up!
     
  12. chadds

    chadds

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    He could have 147s or two of them!
     
  13. chadds

    chadds

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    .....and the orange cart things just stayed fastened on the B3.:) That stage setup sounded so nice! Folks should hear that now.
     
  14. Buster Brown

    Buster Brown

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    Yep...His dollies stayed on the organ.It wasn't really that big a deal to haul it around. 4 of us would grab it and off we'd go. We DID have a few jobs that included stairs and then it was a challenge, but hey! We were young and really didn't give much of a damn.....:D

    But seriously, I absolutely hate it when I see a Rock and Roll outfit with little boxes on the stage.....I dunno, it just seems to take some of that "badass" visualization out of the equation. I mean, they still sound fine, but it always seems like something is missing....on the "other" hand, bands (like KISS) for example, that have banks of phony amps sitting on stage are just ridiculous (IMO)
     
  15. SactoBass

    SactoBass There are some who call me.......Sactobass

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    That sums it up nicely!
     
  16. Basshappi

    Basshappi

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    Ahhh, the "TV and 2 Fridge" setup, now that's entertainment!!
    Best rig I ever played through (sadly it wasn't mine though.)
    Congrats Sir!
     
  17. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

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    You should stack them vertically for better dispersion.












    :D
     
  18. someparts

    someparts Supporting Member

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    Yup, the SVT experience as it was originally intended...

    Add a P Bass with a fresh set of heavy nickel rounds and boom!
     
  19. Zentner

    Zentner Supporting Member

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    I finally jammed with this for the first time tonight and WOW! I really loved playing one of these with my SVT but two REALLY opens it up. Everything sounds just a little smoother, thicker, and even more present in the mix without being that much louder... My '65 Jazz is REALLY nasty sounding, and the SVT /w 6146B's has some more bite and grit too... pair that with 16 low power Alnicos and I totally take the place of a guitar and bass. Loving it.
     
  20. jason1980's

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    Very very nice! Now that's my kind of rig!
     
  21. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    Blue Lines rock! Know what year it is yet? Does it have 6550's or 6146b's for power tubes?
     

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