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Want a louder amp with same tone as ampeg ba108

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by southpaw723, Jan 25, 2014.


  1. southpaw723

    southpaw723

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    I absolutely love the tone I get with my small ampeg combo. But of course it's only 25 watts. Anybody familiar with the amp know anything gig worthy with a similar tone? Other Ampeg stuff is a bit too pricey for me, but I have some interest in the pf-350 and pf-500 and possibly gk or the new fender rumble 500. I like a "trebley" tone without a real boomy bass. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Goldmember

    Goldmember

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    The Ampeg BA-115HP will meet these requirements nicely. :) The only reason I went with the BG250 over the Ampeg was because of my very specific needs when using my U-Bass. Otherwise, I would have chosen the HP.
     
  3. Grissle

    Grissle

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    Amped maybe has done the best job of retaining their signature vibe throughout their product range. So you generally can't go wrong choosing any Ampeg product.
     
  4. southpaw723

    southpaw723

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    I heard that the pf500 can be pretty unreliable and cut out. I'm still interested in the portaflex series though, the pf500 with the 2x10 cab.
     
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  6. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

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    I'd say that would sound pretty close to a BA108. Goes a little deeper in the lows than the BA108 but you'd probably dig that anyway. RE: cutouts, it's had a couple revisions that fixed whatever problem it had with cutouts, so if you go with one new or made in the last year, you should be good with it.
     

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