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Ampeg PF-50/20T or Reddi or Broughton?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Rev. Cornelius, May 13, 2018.


  1. Rev. Cornelius

    Rev. Cornelius Supporting Member

    Jan 30, 2007
    Boston, MA
    Thanks in advance for the replies...

    I am looking for a to get as close as reasonably possible to the old B-15 sound. My use is strictly silent, for example, direct recording or headphone practice or IEM rehearsals or gigs.

    Without spending the cash for a real or re-issue B-15, what are your recommendations? The 3 I have listed in the title come to mind and anyone with direct experience with 2 or more of them your comments are most appreciated.

    Other suggestions are also welcome. For reference I will be using a P bass, flats and foam. I also have a OmniCabSim Deluxe, if revelant.

    Thanks again,

    Rev. C
     
  2. In my mind the beauty of a B15 lies in it’s simplicity. The sound of a bass only louder. A 50W tube amp should bring you that with a decent 1x15. I have detested the Flats I was forced to use when I started out. I much prefer the clarity that wires bring both on my fretted instruments and my fretless.
     
  3. JimmyM

    JimmyM

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Either way you go in that scenario is fine.
     
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