Thunderfunk Amp club!

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Neatcirrus, Aug 10, 2009.


  1. Neatcirrus

    Neatcirrus

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    Oct 8, 2007
    Location:
    chicago
    This is the start of the Thunder funk amp club. Post pics of you rig and discuss these amazing amps!
    my pics will be up soon and i will be asigning numbers.
  2. chris_b

    chris_b

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    Hi, count me in. I've been playing a Thunderfunk TFB550-B for about 2 years now. It's the best amp I've ever used.

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  3. rick1906

    rick1906

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    Location:
    NC
    Here's mine. This rig just kills!

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  4. ptidwell

    ptidwell Supporting Member

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    Jun 13, 2005
    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Disclosures:
    Owner LoPHAT Cabinets
    TFB550B Great amp

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  5. Hizzoner

    Hizzoner Supporting Member

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    Jan 6, 2005
    Location:
    Chicago area
    This is perfect timing...no pix yet but I love my 550b...good to see some of your settings...had it on tube flat for a long time and occasionally added a touch of bass on the timbre dial....today I played with the parametric added more mids/mid lows and bass, keeping timbre flat and I LOVE it.. WOW...very flexible amp and sounds great with the Glock quatro cab...

    Anyone using tfunk cabs?

    Thanks
    Mark
  6. Marcus Willett

    Marcus Willett Supporting Member

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    Feb 8, 2005
    Location:
    Branson, Missouri
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist: Bag End - Dean Markley - Thunderfunk
    My 750A is paired with a Whappo Jr...best rig I've ever had.
  7. svtb15

    svtb15

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    Mar 22, 2004
    Location:
    Austin,TX- New York,NY
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    Endorsing Artist:Alleva-Coppolo| MESA |Genz-Benz R.I.P.|REDDI|Westone
    One of the nicest sounding amps available.. I only sold mine because i needed more power.. but the amps sound great with a very nice DI too
  8. Crockettnj

    Crockettnj

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    Location:
    North NJ
    <peering into the thread with a Gibson Gb440>

    any predecessors allowed, or is this one strictly Thunderfunk?

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  9. Alexander

    Alexander

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    Aug 13, 2001
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    Sorry for the very poor picture - can't tell if this is my current head (TFB750A) or my old TFB420A. Anyways, I'm rockin the 750A now with UL410 and my Sadowsky NYC...

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  10. Bassist30

    Bassist30 Supporting Member

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    Location:
    NEW YORK
    I have a 550B with a 750a powerboard (an additional 75 watts). I was going to sell it for more power but it sounds so good I can't. This thing is amazing. This is not a regular update but I consider myself very privileged to have one. Only a few around. This has the 550B sound but with additional kick. So far I have used this with a whappo jr, berg AE 410 and 2 aguilar DB 112 x 2, and it just sings. My opinion one of the few top brand bass amps on the market. So glad I never sold it. Thanks for starting this club. Its about time.

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  11. mongo2

    mongo2

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    Location:
    Downdashaw
    I roll with the originals: A.M.P. BH-420 and BH-260.
  12. burk48237

    burk48237 Supporting Member

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    Location:
    Oak Park, MI
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    550A updatted w/ the switch I bought used from KJung. Love it, run just a 210UL and I can hang with the half stacks. Punches thru anything.
  13. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

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    Jun 9, 2004
    Location:
    Ashland, MO
    I've been relying on Dave's amps for a few years now and they have never let me down. I started with a 420, then added a 550 right before he came up with the "gold chip". I put the gold chip in both of them. The 420 went to another TB'er to finance a Shuttle 6.0. He has since moved on to a different amp for some reason I don't recall at this time. These amps don't 'do it' for every player, obviously, but they have saved me money by not needing any repair and not making me feel amp G.A.S. symptoms. The Shuttle acquisition was not due to dissatisfaction with the 420 - I had more of a need for a physically smaller amp than to have two 'Funks on hand. Tone tip for fellow 'Funkers: try turning the enhance all the way up and backing the timbre a bit to the left (to taste). I've been running mine like this ever since Chef passed this tip along to me...

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  14. Neatcirrus

    Neatcirrus

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    Location:
    chicago
    Here my rig guys. i'll have to put picks up of my bass later. and im not using TF cabs but i've heard them and there great. i think i want to get that accugroove cab though! Sorry but to get a number you actually have to own a Thunderfunk amp. Oh yeah mines a 750 Btw got it last summer and in love with it!


    Chris B #2
    Rick1906 #3
    Ptidwell #4
    Hizzoner #5
    Marcus Willett #6
    Alexander #7 - love the Sadowsky BTW
    Bassist30 #8
    Mongo2 #9
    Burk48237 #10
    Spiritbass #11 thanks for passing the tip on I'll have to try that!

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  15. 73jbass

    73jbass Gold Supporting Member

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    Apr 17, 2004
    Location:
    Ellenwood,Ga.
    No pics of the "big rig" yet,but I played my Tf550 through an Ampeg 810 classic 2 weeks ago,and it was pure sonic heaven! It wasn't hi fi sounding at all,of course,but it was a nice mix of old school,and modern.The Sterlings never sounded better! I'll try to get some pics done soon.
  16. Alexander

    Alexander

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    Aug 13, 2001
    Location:
    Seattle, WA
    I love the sound of my 750A through an 810 for old school stuff. Played a number of gigs while problems with my 410 were getting sorted out and it worked great.
  17. Neatcirrus

    Neatcirrus

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    Location:
    chicago
    73jbass #12
  18. Arranger

    Arranger

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    Mar 9, 2003
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    I'm back. Was in the TF clan a few years back and just replaced my old 420 with a 550B. Glad to be here!

    Dave achieved a tremendous feat with his designs.

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  19. Hizzoner

    Hizzoner Supporting Member

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    Jan 6, 2005
    Location:
    Chicago area
    thanks neatcirrus...good idea
  20. DblG

    DblG

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    Apr 27, 2005
    Location:
    Buffalo, NY
    TFB550A here....sign me up!!

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