bass amp sugesstion help

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by storyteller, Jul 8, 2004.

  1. storyteller


    Jul 8, 2004
    does anyone know any websites or dealers with some cheap to resonable bass amps. i am looking for something 100watts or more. SWR or Fender.

    thanks in advance
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    The major mail order vendors all sell the major brands at the exact same discount, 30% off list. Go to Musician's Friend, American Musical Supply, ZZounds, you name it.


    Fender Bassman 200 combo List $928.55
    MF Price: $649.99
    AMS Price: $649.98
    zzounds Price $649.95

    Notice that the prices vary by only FOUR CENTS!!! Almost everyone does free shipping too.

    Unless you're buying used the only way to get it chepaer is to haggle, which means going to a local dealer, showing them the mail order price and asking them to beat it (don't overlook sales tax...mail order is tax free).
  3. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Like Brian wrote for mail order.

    Stores like Sam Ash or Guitar Center are often priced about the same (Guitar Center owns Musician's Friend).

    A good used amp would be a better value. You can shop here :D , eBay, etc. If there is a Music Go Round store near you, they might have just what you're looking for. Visit them at If the amp isn't too big, most MGR stores will ship too.