Which brand do you play through?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Green Lantern, Nov 14, 2012.


Which amp brand do you play

  1. Aguilar

    49 vote(s)
    7.8%
  2. Ampeg

    143 vote(s)
    22.9%
  3. Behringer

    9 vote(s)
    1.4%
  4. Carvin

    34 vote(s)
    5.4%
  5. Eden

    51 vote(s)
    8.2%
  6. Fender

    38 vote(s)
    6.1%
  7. Gallien Krueger

    120 vote(s)
    19.2%
  8. Hartke

    37 vote(s)
    5.9%
  9. Mesa/Boogie

    60 vote(s)
    9.6%
  10. Orange

    9 vote(s)
    1.4%
  11. Peavy

    32 vote(s)
    5.1%
  12. Roland

    10 vote(s)
    1.6%
  13. SWR

    31 vote(s)
    5.0%
  14. TC Electronics

    25 vote(s)
    4.0%
  15. Other

    224 vote(s)
    35.8%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Green Lantern

    Green Lantern

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    I am wondering what are the most popular named brand bass amps players use on this forum. I started out with a Crate amp back in the day, went to a Fender 15" combo, Mesa Boogie 400+ with SWR 410, to a smaller Boogie Buster wedge to finally my resting place: The Augilar Tone Hammer 500 with DB212.

    Sorry, forgot to include Ashdown. Please mention your amp if you are on OTHER

    Please VOTE above
     
  2. Russell L

    Russell L

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    Markbass, mostly for gigging nowadays. But still use my Fender sometimes (mostly for practice at home). Sold my Peavey, but still have my Trace Elliot just for at home, though.

    EDIT: and an old SWR with scratchy pots..
     
  3. tdub0199

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  4. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    Carvin since the early 1990's.

    Here's a picture of the combo I replaced my big rig with. This thing is LOUD, light, and I think I got it for less than $400.00 when they were blowing them out.

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    hodgy

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    Ampeg, all day long.
     
  7. Buster Brown

    Buster Brown

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  8. DJ Bebop

    DJ Bebop

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    Whatever get's the booty rockin' :)

    Carvin, GK, Aguilar, David Eden, Ampeg and a Peavey 1820 if I can get the kids to help me carry it out. See sig :) V
     
  9. wcriley

    wcriley

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    MSUsousaphone

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    Glockenklang, right now.....and it's looking like I'll be Glock for a very long time.
     
  11. tsunami1052

    tsunami1052 What the Funk? Supporting Member

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    TC RH450, Walkabout, and very soon Aguilar.
     
  12. JoeVictim

    JoeVictim

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    Peavey, not Peavy.


    Peavey Alpha Bass Tube Pre into a Crown XLS Drivecore 1000. Best sub $350 amp I have ever had. Power for days, two channels, 2 ohms capable, light as a feather, love, love, love it.
     
  13. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

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    Mesa and Genz Benz - and G-K, until recently...


    - georgestrings
     
  14. fishtx

    fishtx Supporting Member

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    bill reed

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    Line 6 lowdown 150
     
  16. SteveC

    SteveC

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    Genz Benz if I need an amp.
    DI/IEM otherwise.
     
  17. jonnyJazzBasd

    jonnyJazzBasd

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    my main rig is an Ampeg SVP-BSP(Billy Sheehan Preamp), Ampeg SVP 1600 power amp, and an ampeg 8x10. i also have a Hartke A100 combo amp
     
  18. phillybass101

    phillybass101

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    Tecamp Puma 500. My backups are an old Trace Elliot GPSM 7 300 and an SWR workingman's 4004 (run with BBE Sonic maximize). Sometimes I'll go old school/low tech and run two 4ohm 2x10's one powered by each backup head and both channels of the sonic maximizer and it sounds soooo good to me. Clean, punchy articlulate and some sizzle on top. Sounds really good in a larger bar, with a large dance floor.
     
  19. Marial

    Marial Pooped Gold Supporting Member

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    Ampeg SVT 4 Pro currently, but when my Ashdown ABM 500 210T combo comes back from getting re-tolexed and serviced I'll probably go back to it for primary gig duties.
     
  20. Bass_Pounder

    Bass_Pounder

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    Carvin B1500 into Mesa Roadready cabs
     
  21. Lichtaffen

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    Aguilar amps and cabs all the way. DB750 and AG500 plus two GS112's. I even use an Aguilar TLC compressor.
     

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