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What Amp Combo do you own?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by miguel0706, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. miguel0706

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    I read a lot of threads talking about what is the best amp combo, or giving opinion about a singular amp combo, or telling what amp combo would be good for different kind of music, or asking which amp combo suggest, etc... But I didn't see any thread where everybody shares what amp combo onws (well, the search didn't show me anything in the first 3 pages).

    I would like to keep this thread about just amp combos (no heads, or cabinets, etc..)

    Well, this is my question and maybe some of you would you like to share this with us.

    Thank you
  2. christw

    christw Always searching for the right Ric... Supporting Member

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    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: J Worrell Bass
    The only ones I own are an Ampeg '67 B-15N and '67-'68 B-12XTC.
  3. Joe Louvar

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  4. Kenner

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    GK 700RB/112
    GK 1001RB/210
  5. G00D+~VIBES

    G00D+~VIBES

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    Ampeg B 50-R, I think, a little rocket bass combo 50 watts
    Ampeg B3158, 150 watts bi-amped into a 15 and an 8
  6. gepettus

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    gk mb212. seek tone and eq. I love it
  7. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

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    My favorite was the Acoustic 136. Loud, heavy, lots of punch lows mids and bottom. Heavy, even on wheels. :D

    I hated the swr WM12, and pretty much hated the swr WM15. Kinda liked the GK150s, don't get me started on vintage or fender combos, though...

    I think you are way way better off with a good light cabinet and a micro head. Buy used, and you are giving yourself a 60% rebate on quality gear.
  8. bassplayer347

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    Carvin BRX212
    Our band hosted a "jam session" a few weeks ago. I had 3 different bassists play through this amp. All 3 wanted to know what that amp was after they finished playing through it. They all were shocked and amazed at the volume and sound produced by this "little" amp. One was another carvin user and the other 2 were SVT users.

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  9. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

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    Two:

    Genz-Benz Shuttle 6.0/12T combo. That's my go-to and gig amp.

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    And an 80's Fender Bassman 120 with a single 15" speaker. (Bottom one, with an old blackface Bassman on top.) That's for practice.

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  10. deeptubes

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    I have a Fender Bassman 400 210. I've had nothing but issues with it. Already replaced the motherboard once. I think the same issue has reared its ugly head. When it works, it does alright. I use it primarily as a guitar amp, so it doesn't get much usage. It's 11 years old with easily less than 50 hours powered up. I'm contemplating breaking it down and swapping out all of the electronics. Had I known then what I know now, I never would have bought it.
  11. MoeGJBeener

    MoeGJBeener Supporting Member

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    I've got a 20th anniversary SWR Redhead that was my gigging amp for a couple years till I started going direct. Absolutely love the tone and volume that 210 Combo and produce. Solid state/tube hybrid's are a win/win!
  12. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

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    Ampeg B100R, best sounding combo I've ever heard.
    Ampeg BA112, this one sounds good too.
    Fender B-Dec, fun little amp.
  13. jamesefinbailey

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    GK mb115 man. I play death and thrash metal, and its fantastic for both. also very light and somewhat cheaper than most bass combos of its quality
  14. fuzzy beard

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    1983 Fender Bassman 20

    18 watt tube combo with a single 15.

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    Click for larger pic!
  15. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Don't just TalkBass - PlayBass! Supporting Member

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    Markbass Minimark.
  16. fourtet102

    fourtet102 Supporting Member

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    TC Electronics BG250 - super light and super warm.
  17. SubNoizeRat3691

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    Pre Fender SWR Super Redhead. It sounds great with my corvette.
  18. walldaja

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    GKMB115. Love it!
  19. catcauphonic

    catcauphonic High Freak of the Low Frequencies Supporting Member

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    I'm really happy with my Acoustic B200 combo. I don't have a ton of experience with amps, but I plugged into almost everything GC had that was under $500, & it was the only one without tubes that sounded good to me + had headroom to spare. On sale for $200, it blew away combos that were over twice the price. SCORE!!! :D
  20. Stev187

    Stev187 Peavey MegaBass Club! Supporting Member

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    We play a GK MB210 (the top unit in this photo):

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    The combo amp is 350w at 8 ohms, 500w at 4 ohms. It can drive another 8 ohm cabinet, and that's a GK 115MBE on the bottom. The MB210 is plenty loud just by itself. You'll read that some TB members find it to be boomy, but you can EQ it nicely in just about any room. My son and I have done tons of gigs with it, and you can't beat it for lugging to auditions and practice--it weighs 33 lbs!

    --Steve

    P.S. They've changed the look of these combos to an all-black fabric thing. They're sharp.

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