ampeg b4?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by downstairs, Apr 7, 2002.

  1. downstairs


    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    i was at guitar center a few days ago (the one here is nice) and i played an ampeg b4 rack head, through an ampeg 8x10 (no horn). it sounded so nice, everything i wanted out of an amp. it didn't have a price on it, does anyone know how much i should be paying for one of these, or even what they are? thanks.
  2. ndjx


    Oct 26, 2001
    The B4R? Um... I believe at Musician's Friend they cost $944 or something like that. Never played through that but the B5R is really nice in my opinion.
  3. Kurt M.

    Kurt M.

    Dec 11, 2001
    Reading, PA
    Yeah, I was considering swapping that for my SVT3 Pro. Has a bit more punch than the Ampeg I have. All solid state though. More flexibility as far as Biamping and crossing over are concerned. I ran across one for $675 used if that helps you in your price hunt. New I think they're around 9 bills.

  4. cb56


    Jul 2, 2000
    Central Illinois
    yup, right around $950.
  5. downstairs


    May 13, 2001
    Pasadena, MD
    it was a straight up ampeg B4, not the B4R rack head like you normally see, it had blue kinda hand-written look writing on it and a 9 band EQ.