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Best Bass practice amp under $200

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Conaanthebarbar, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Conaanthebarbar


    Dec 2, 2009
    Hey everyone, this is my first talk bass post. Im looking for a good sounding new OR used 50-100 watt bass amp for under $200. Whats your favorite practice amp?
  2. I'd take a look at the Cafe Walter HA-1, and a good pair of big headphones. I think that'd be the perfect private practice setup.
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  4. PappaK


    Nov 13, 2009
    Montreal, Canada
    Endorsing Artist: Dean Markley
  5. Conaanthebarbar


    Dec 2, 2009
    I have a nemesis N28S which I hate and I'm trying to sell it in hopes of getting the Gallien Krueger Backline 110
  6. small mixer and quality headphones.
  7. in the real amp world... tons of options.. my little 50 cost $50 on craigslist.

    Amps really don't start rocking till they get bigger.
  8. I've got a Fender Rumble Amp. It's 15 watts with an 8" speaker. It's not much but it's good enough to practice with.
  9. Mike19


    Aug 11, 2009
    Tallahassee, Fla
    Peavey Max112: 30 watts x 12" for $199 new. I have the smaller Max 158 (15 watts x 8") and its surprisinigly loud.

    I don't think there are many combos out there w/ at least 50 watts for less than $200 new.
  10. MikeGee


    Nov 7, 2009
  11. PappaK


    Nov 13, 2009
    Montreal, Canada
    Endorsing Artist: Dean Markley
    oooo... I like. Very sexy... and has a line in for the 'ole iPod.
  12. Conaanthebarbar


    Dec 2, 2009
    I found a 35 watt Hartke 110 combo with an XLR direct out an effects loops, and an aluminium speaker for $150. That sounds like a good deal to me, although I've never played a Hartke amp in my life!
  13. ctc4001


    Mar 25, 2013
    Mahanoy City, PA
    Hi All,
    I went with a Fender Rumble 60. It's a great little practice amp and just like all the rumbles you can use headphones for private practice. It has enough punch to do small venues as well. So, it beats cranking up my Sunn Beta Bass. ( just had the original speaker reconed) I could not find a match for that speaker anywhere. Be well all.