Amp for a Warwick Thumb 5

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ii7-V7, Dec 25, 2002.

  1. ii7-V7


    Aug 4, 2002
    Baltimore, MD
    What do you guys recommend as a rig for a Warwick. They have such a distinct sound that I really want to try to find an amp that will compliment it.

  2. Try Ampeg or SWR I lean towards the Ampeg SVT sound wich is a little dirtier as opposed to SWR which is more hi-fi sounding
  3. cb56


    Jul 2, 2000
    Central Illinois
    I'm using an Ampeg B4r (solid state) with mine and it sounds fantastic.

  4. id trust warwicks amps.
  5. neptoon


    Jul 25, 2000
    summerville, sc
    i play mine through eden...awesome
  6. ZuluFunk

    ZuluFunk Supporting Member

    Apr 14, 2001
    Ampeg SVT-Pro preamp
    QSC-RMX 2450 amp
    BagEnd D10B-D and S15B-D

    Clean amp, clear cabs, the pre can go from grindy tubey to clear punchy mids to a round thumpy bottom.

    I think a set up like this brings out the best in the hot pu'ps and dense wood.

  7. PhantomLord


    Dec 31, 2002
    I used a SWR the last time I played a Warwick, it sounded good. Also tried it on an Ampeg, that was just as good.