SWR WorkingPro 15 Combo?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by GrooverMcTube, Nov 18, 2012.


  1. GrooverMcTube

    GrooverMcTube

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2012
    Location:
    Salt Lake City
    Hey guys, looking to buy my 1st bass amp. Locally some guy is selling a new SWR WorkingPro 115 for $400 (they retail for $700). According to the ad it is brand spankin' new, he won it at a contest but doesn't play bass. So the price point works for me and I'm guessing it isn't too beat up. However, being a noob, I really don't know what kind of 'a sound' I'm looking for, so I'm looking for some input from y'all.

    I looking through the TalkBass forums, I see essentially no love for SWR. Are they that bad?

    For my criteria, I'm a noob so I don't jam with anyone, much less play out. I'm thinking about taking some lessons, so portability would be nice but it ain't happening here at some 70lbs. Before I spotted this I was thinking along the lines of a GK 115MKII, which at the same power rating and speaker size is small enough to be schlepped around.

    Any input? Thanks.
     
  2. vinnie6

    vinnie6

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2011
    Location:
    IL
    I love my workingpro 15. It sounds great with my Geddy jazz bass. It does come with casters. To me 70 lbs equals solidly built and long lasting.
     
  3. deadworld101

    deadworld101

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2009
    Location:
    Foxworth, Mississippi
    I love my workingpro 15 as well. I've had mine for ever and it has never had a problem.
     
  4. YamahaJamBass

    YamahaJamBass

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2009
    Location:
    York PA
    +1 I have a Working Pro 110, its a little workhorse for the money.I've played lots of trio gigs with it. I certainly think you are getting alot of amp at 4 bills even.
     
  5. Register to disable this ad
  6. PJR

    PJR

    Joined:
    Jun 20, 2001
    Location:
    N.E. PA
    Another +1 for the WPro 15 ...... It's a solid unit !
     

Share This Page