300 quid to spend - What bass amp? (UK)

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Moos3h, Jan 31, 2006.

  1. Moos3h


    Jan 31, 2006
    Hi All!

    I'm a guitarist that's moving over to the dark side ;)

    I need a giggable amp and have no more than 300 pounds to spend. I'm more than happy to go for something used, really don't mind!

    I'd ideally like a head and cab, but if not then my general combo preference is for a 2x10" if possible.

    Open to ideas though!

    Thanks in advance!

  2. dave_bass5


    May 28, 2004
    London, UK.
    I will start the replies off by saying Ashdown
    either a MAG series combo, maybe second hand if you want the 2x10 or the Electric Blue range, new although they only do it in 1x12 or 1x15.
    one of the cheapest places to find Ashdown and many others is
    good luck

  3. 1up_SVT


    Jan 15, 2006
    Peavey head, max450 or max700 (nitro or firebass) with a 2x10 cab, would do nicely !
  4. Masher88

    Masher88 Believe in absurdities and you commit atrocities

    May 7, 2005
    Cleveland, OH
    What's a Quid? Is that slang for a "Queen's Dollar" or something? HAHAHA! Kinda like a "Buck" is a Dollar in America?
  5. Moos3h


    Jan 31, 2006
    That's the one... ;)

    Well, I've got the head sorted at least, scored an old Laney on eBay - I love old laney stuff, not very fashionable, but always works a treat.

    Now just the cabinet(s) to get hold of!

  6. jdwinva

    jdwinva Supporting Member

    Aug 3, 2005
    Leesburg, VA
    You have 300 squid? Must smell kinda funny, huh? :smug: