Under 500€ bass combo

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by The Impostor, Nov 8, 2012.


  1. The Impostor

    The Impostor

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    Hello!

    I'm looking for a decent bass combo for 300-500 euros. The amp should be able to be heard in band practices and maybe even smaller gigs! So I'm most likely looking for a 1x15 or 2x12 amp.
    Weight isn't a issue for me. :D

    Recommend me any bass combo under these circumstances, and ofcourse I'm in for head + cab(s) aswell, but they tend to be priced higher. Oh, and I'm living at Finland, Europe, so the amp's gotta be available to buy somewhere in Europe.

    So far I've looked at these following bass combos:
    http://www.thomann.de/fi/gallien_krueger_mb212.htm
    http://www.thomann.de/fi/tc_electronic_bg250.htm
    http://www.thomann.de/fi/tc_electronic_bg500210.htm
    http://www.bassgear.co.uk/products-...arvin-amps-cabs/carvin-mb15-micro-bass-combo/

    Any opinions on them? Thanks in advance!

    :help:
     
  2. RickenBoogie

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    Buying used gear will stretch your budget considerably. You want at least 300 watts, and more importantly, adequet speakers, like 2x12, 4x10, etc. That's where the volume comes from.
     
  3. The Impostor

    The Impostor

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    Hey!

    I've been keeping eye on used deals in Finland, but the used market here is very small and honestly, people ask mostly terrible prices on used gear here in Finland. Always drooling over those used deals in the UK! :bawl:
     
  4. heavyfunkmachin

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    My vote goes for the GK mb212!

    ;)
     
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  6. iiipopes

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    Carvin MB-12, which can run an extension cab when necessary.
     
  7. The Impostor

    The Impostor

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    Hello!

    Just updating the situation. I think I found a good deal and decided to pull the trigger!
    What I found is a old Trace Elliot combo - 1225v. For about 160 euros! I'll update here when It's delivered to me :) Thanks everybody for suggestions!
     
  8. The Impostor

    The Impostor

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    Hello!

    The Trace Elliot combo I ordered from was cancelled - funnily - The shop I bought it from claimed someone dropped the combo accidentally and it broke so that it couldn't be repaired. And after a few days, they put it back in their internet shop.

    Glad I got my money back. Oh yeah, and the shop was Andertons at UK.

    Anyways. I got myself a nice almost-in-perfect-nick Dynacord BA3002 with a 2x10 Dynacord extension cabinet. This thing kills! Weights a ton, and it sounds great! No hiss problems either. If I need more volume, this Dynacord combo takes a second cabinet aswell. Woah!
     

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