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Beginner amp around $100?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by shaunze, Apr 8, 2004.


  1. shaunze

    shaunze

    Apr 6, 2004
    Astoria Oregon
    any idea on what would be the best bang for my buck? it'll be my first amp, so doesn't need to be very powerful. just practicing. thanks!
     
  2. michaelsanford

    michaelsanford Guest

    Apr 4, 2004
    My first amp was a Kustom 10 watt, 3 band EQ with a headphone port.

    I think it was more than 100$ (Canadian) but it was basically the cheapest one I could find...
     
  3. Jerry Ziarko

    Jerry Ziarko Supporting Member

    Feb 23, 2003
    Rochester, NY
    For the price range you are describing, I would be on the lookout for a used Peavey combo, something along the lines of a Basic 40. Bang for the buck Peavey is very hard to beat!
     
  4. shaunze

    shaunze

    Apr 6, 2004
    Astoria Oregon
    ya i heard peaveys are about the best bang for your buck. thanks for the info!
     
  5. My local shop has 12 or so sub $100 bass amps piled in the corner. The specs are always similar (30 watts or less), with an 8" woofer. Nothing seems to stand out at that price.

    Get used as suggested by Jerry!