The BAIN Capital companies GC, WWBW, Music123, MF, and several others have the Kustom KXB500 500W at $200 Try the different stores to get around shipping charges. http://www.kustom.com/product_detail.aspx?TypeID=6&FamilyID=118&ProductID=248&Tab=1 http://www.musiciansfriend.com/amplifiers-effects/kustom-kxb500-500w-class-d-bass-amp-head They also have the V15 15W tube combo for $100, and a V5 5w for $50. Cheap enough to experiment with. Naw - forget it. Much of the "Acoustic" amp line is made by Kustom.