Cheap Combo? New player

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ndonnine, Oct 12, 2002.

  1. Just curious I'm currently using a peavey basic 112 amp (75watts) And it works for what i'm doing curently but i need bigger.. And am curious what works out? For doing small gigs/playing someones basement. Dont wanans pend a whole lot tryign to pay less then $500.00 yah know?

  2. Captain Awesome

    Captain Awesome

    Apr 2, 2001
    What I got for less than $500 (incl. shipping) was a used Carvin R600 head off Ebay + a new Avatar 2x10 cab. You might want to look into a component rig like that because it's more flexible/expandable than getting another combo.
  3. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    a used eden/nemesis 410 combo could probably be had for around $475 or soo
  4. I got my 350-watt Ampeg B2R and SVT48HE cab for $500 off eBay. Point is, you can get some pretty good used stuff for your $500 bones if you keep an eye and ear out.
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Polytone makes some pretty good amps in that range.

    Also, check out the Acoustic Image Contra.