So here is my dilemna. For the next three years I will continue to be playing bass at my college. That means that I'll be playing small to medium gigs on a very regular basis. I need an amp of my own. There's two main options which I'm trying to decide between. A small combo (1x10, 1x12?), or a larger rig (Schroder 1210 w/ Kustom Groove/GK 800RB/B-2R?). The "middle ground" in terms of price would be a Behringer 4x10 combo. Price is the biggest factor here. I need to be able to pay for 3 more years of college, somehow. However, I don't want to sacrifice so much on quality that next year I will simply be buying an upgrade anyways. I'd rather spend the money now, initially (and deal with the consequences), rather then have to upgrade once a year for the next 3 years. As for tone, I'm not too picky about what it sounds like. I'm also not terribly picky on the amount of power/volume that I'll get out of the rig. As long as it's loud enough to be a stage monitor I should be alright, most of the gigs will have a decent PA system. I know I don't want anything larger than a 12", as I don't want to interfere with the PA at all. So, is there a combo that will serve me perfectly for the next 3 years? Loud enough to let me hear myself overtop of a drummer and 2 guitarists? Sounding good enough to keep my poorly tuned ear happy?