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Cheap, good sounding head

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by ndjx, Jan 9, 2002.


  1. ndjx

    ndjx

    Oct 26, 2001
    MN
    OK I'm looking for a head that is cheap but good sounding to power my Carvin 4x10. Preferably 200+ watts or something that can compete with a Mesa 65 watt head + 4x12. The cheapest I've found is Genz Benz ML200 (well there was a Rogue but I don't think we should go there) but can anyone make any other recommendations? Thanks.
     
  2. Freakapotamus9

    Freakapotamus9

    Jun 20, 2001
    Nebraska
    whats your price range?

    used is the way to go man...i found a nice Trace Elliot used for $300...
     
  3. Do you have a price range? I'd say maybe look at carvin's redline series III heads....
    Just ordered myself the R1000.....can't wait for that baby to arrive at my doorstep.
     
  4. Jeff Corallo

    Jeff Corallo

    May 30, 2000
    Find an Ampeg B2R - 350 watts at 4 ohms. You can normally find a used one on Ebay.
     
  5. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    look on ebay - there are a bunch of interesting old tube heads, could be somethng worthwhile in there.


    jason
     
  6. ndjx

    ndjx

    Oct 26, 2001
    MN
    $300-500 is about it... can anyone comment on any genz benz amps as well?
     
  7. captainpabst

    captainpabst

    Mar 18, 2001
    Tennessee
    just played a genz benz ml200-15 the other day. it was a nice amp. i didn't crank it much though.

    i'd recommend either a GK 400rb or a hartke 4000. both are under 500 new. definitely check ebay though.
     
  8. Luis Fabara

    Luis Fabara

    Aug 13, 2000
    Ecuador (South America)
    Audio Pro - Ecuador
    Carvin R600 or R1000.
    Trust me.
     
  9. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Ignore all others. Good, Cheap, 350 watt head.


    CRATE BT-350

    Dont knock it till ya try it my man. 7 bands of EQ, Tube pre-amp, built in chorus, BI-AMP able. CHEAP.
     
  10. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    You could also get a power amp. Do a search, there are many threads about it. Cheap HUGE power. Good luck.