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100$ gk 400rb

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by lowendlowlife, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. lowendlowlife


    Nov 21, 2015
    So i never thought I'd own a gallien krueger. but i do now and i'm quite pleased with the little guy :D last practice my trusty peavey megabass was starting to sound a bit fuzzy as it does from time to time. So off to the pawnshop i went looking for something different and have seen the 400rb sitting there for a bit. Talked them down to 100$ and took it home with me. A few twists on the knobs and wow!!! What a cool little amp i should have picked it up months ago lol 20170108_112548.
    Seems to get along nicely with my single jbl d140. And new knobs and caps already on the way:thumbsup:
    deathness, wave rider and DWBass like this.
  2. pcake

    pcake Supporting Member

    Sep 20, 2011
    Los Angeleez
    congrats! they are pretty nice - we used to play at a rehearsal studio that supplied backlines, and that's what they had for the bass. the whole band liked the way it sounded.
  3. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Dammit!! Pawn Shops suck where I live!

    Nice find!
  4. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Even I would have a problem passing up a working 400rb at $100!
  5. mindwell


    Aug 17, 2006
    Wichita, KS
    I'd hit it. Top 5 amp right there.
    pcake and wave rider like this.
  6. Al Kraft

    Al Kraft Supporting Member

    May 2, 2016
    Northern Virginia
    Excellent buy on outstanding amp - congratulations!
  7. Great amps. Still use mine when the mood hits. It never disappoints.
  8. Score a second D140 cab and see it wake up.
    They deliver more than you expect.
  9. buldog5151bass

    buldog5151bass Kibble, milkbones, and P Basses. And redheads.

    Oct 22, 2003
    Very good amp. Even better price.
  10. filmtex

    filmtex Commercial User

    May 29, 2011
    Annsman Pro Audio Dealer
    I had a chance to play my (1991) 400RB through an old Ampeg 8 x 10 cabinet at rehearsal Saturday night. Now I'm dying to get one of those cabinets. Wow. It was great. I'd probably buy another 400 for $100 if I saw one in a pawnshop. Just for a backup.
  11. BogeyBass


    Sep 14, 2010
    Local I see 400rb heads all the time for
    150/200 bucks at pawn shops as well

    Maybe I should stop passing them up too
  12. DavidEdenAria


    Dec 13, 2013
    On a Hill
    I paid $60 for my 400RBIII.....zero issues.

    Run it thru a pair of EV TL606 with EV 15L's.
    JimmyM likes this.
  13. kpc


    Apr 6, 2011
    Very nice indeed. Great buy for sure. The knobs are available on GK's website.

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