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Bought an SWR LA12... is it a good amp?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by SuperSnake2012, Jul 1, 2007.


  1. SuperSnake2012

    SuperSnake2012 floppy b strings

    Dec 12, 2006
    Bronx, NY
    I wanted a somewhat lightweight amp that has some power for practice/acoustic gigs... I went with the 12" speaker so it could handle a low B... is this amp decent? The reviews of this amp seem to be favorable. Paid a little less than $200 shipped on eBay.
     
  2. The 0x

    The 0x

    Aug 24, 2003
    Timonium, MD
    Nope. No power, crappy speakers.
     
  3. Jazz Ad

    Jazz Ad Mi la ré sol

    Indeed, not a very good amp.
    It's fine for bedroom practice but that's about it.
     
  4. Yup. Sorry dude.
     
  5. You can most likely pull off Acoustic sessions. Against a drummer, you're most likely dead in the water though. I still really dig them though.
     
  6. dogbass

    dogbass Supporting Member

    Aug 9, 2006
    Bay Area, CA
    Do tell. I've read.."LA , not great" but never played through one myself...tell us what you think after it arrives. Thats all that really matters anyway.
     
  7. SuperSnake2012

    SuperSnake2012 floppy b strings

    Dec 12, 2006
    Bronx, NY
    I won't be playing with a drummer... I will use it to accompany a piano, and for practicing at home purposes. I have a loud Ashdown MAG setup at my practice area which I use for jamming/gigs :)
     
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