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What are your favorite bass combos at the moment?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by TravTrav, Oct 1, 2012.


  1. TravTrav

    TravTrav

    Jun 6, 2010
    WA
    What bass combos are you guys digging at the moment for gigging?
     
  2. irishryno

    irishryno

    Jan 22, 2008
    Alabama
    TC Electronics BG250. Amazing combos and crazy inexpensive for what ya get.
     
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  4. Ampeg B100R

    Ampeg B50R
     
  5. Stephent28

    Stephent28 Supporting Member

    Feb 1, 2005
    C470, CO
  6. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Don't just TalkBASS - PlayBASS! Supporting Member

    Markbass Minimark. :bassist:
     
  7. modulusman

    modulusman

    Jan 18, 2004
    montana
    Genz Benz Shuttle 6.0/12t or 3.010t.
     
  8. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps
    Ampeg Micro VR.
     
  9. redhed

    redhed Powered by Fulltone BASS-DRIVE! Supporting Member

    My Ampeg BA108 that I just put a new Eminence speaker in!
     
  10. nicopiano

    nicopiano Supporting Member

    Jul 3, 2012
    Levis, Quebec, Canada
    Carvin MB-15, sound very good!
     
  11. Jim Carr

    Jim Carr Dr. Jim Gold Supporting Member

    GK MB800 + Epifani UL1 210 &#8212; < 40 lbs of heavenly joy.
    Bass on my back, LL Bean shoulder bag with head and cables, cab in left hand, right hand free to open doors, shake hands, accept a cold one.
     
  12. atomicdog

    atomicdog

    Jun 18, 2011
    Gotta agree on the TC Electronics gear. Great variety of tone, well built, good prices. I like some of the GK's, my kid has a Mesa (he likes it, but it's fussy and customer service is not good).
     
  13. SJan3

    SJan3

    Dec 8, 2010
    SWR Workingman's 10 combo. I love this little amp! I've had it for years and it is dead reliable and puts out an honest 80 watts @8ohms and 100watts @4ohms. Add the extension cab for surprising performance. My Precision bass sounds particularly good through this amp. Who would have thunk?? Can't ever imagine selling it.
     
  14. Datsgor

    Datsgor Supporting Member

    Jul 29, 2000
    Martinez, CA
    Right now I am gigging my Fender TV 15 at every gig. Clubs, country clubs, outdoor festivals.....I can't get enough of the thump and room filling deep bass. I just love this thing with my Fender P-Bass. It's just the bee's knees!
     
  15. 1. SWR Super Redhead

    2. Eden Metro.
     
  16. packhowitzer

    packhowitzer 155mm of pure destruction

    Apr 20, 2011
    Atlanta
    My GK MB115 is light as a feather and fills up the sanctuary at my weekly church gig with ease. I run gain at 11 oclock, master at 1 oclock and the eq at noon. so i'm not pushing it hard at all and the thing more than holds its own with 100 parishoners, drums, guitars, keys, and vox. A HUGE bang for the buck.
     
  17. svtb15

    svtb15

    Mar 22, 2004
    Austin,TX- New York,NY
    Disclosures:
    Endorsing Artist:Alleva-Coppolo| MESA |Genz-Benz R.I.P.|REDDI|Westone |EMG
    Currently i dont have a combo.. But im looking
     
  18. sensei_steve

    sensei_steve Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2009
    Reisterstown, MD
    My SWR Spellbinder Blue. Single tube preamp, 27 lbs, sounds great, very loud for what it is, and expensive, but not as expensive as an ampeg b15. Works well with my precisions, sterlings, and bsx eub. It maxed out in a medium bar with 2 guitards, keyboard and drums. I have owned an Ampeg B15N, they both have great tone but i prefer the swr. I know many will consider this sacrilige.
     
  19. Fender Bassman TV Duo Ten. Have gigged in variety of rooms & outdoor gigs and it handles the lot. Never had to go above 6 on the gain or 7 on volume with eqs flat or 1 o'clock on bass and deep switch on. I know the TV 15 is also good because I've played through one. But I slightly prefer the duo Ten, find it a bit punchier.
     
  20. ChuckTrucks

    ChuckTrucks

    Jul 28, 2012
    Definitely the Gallien Krueger MB series. They have a MB110 on the catalog which will be my next amp purchase. Its the perfect size/power to perform super small gigs, late night jams, tail gate jams, back porch jams, pretty much any kind of little jams.

    For gigging either the 1x15 or 2x10 would be sufficient. They have powered bottom cabs you can chain out to them and double your speakers/power. SO you could turn your 115 into a 215. Nice.

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  21. alaskaleftybass

    alaskaleftybass Supporting Member

    Mar 21, 2012
    Wow. Cool looking stuff! :hyper:
     



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