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Bass through Guitar amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by BandWithAPlan, Apr 28, 2002.

  1. BandWithAPlan


    Apr 25, 2002
    Would playing my bass through a guitar amp screw the amp up?
  2. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Only if you consider blowing the speakers completely.
  3. JP Bassman

    JP Bassman

    Jun 18, 2001
    it's not going to kill the amp right away, but it'll sound like ****.
  4. You'll put your eye out kid.
  5. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    when my dad played bass in the late 60's and earily 70's.
    (he was only 12-13 at the time).
    he used a marshall 4 10 guitar amp. and a another guitar amp that was a 15. they were both tube and they never had a problem. the 15 sounded better though
  6. petch

    petch Supporting Member

    Mar 25, 2001
    Medina, Ohio
    Don't do it! It would be like using a Yugo to go four-wheelin'!