Cheap Power

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by mxr255, Sep 23, 2003.

  1. mxr255

    mxr255 Supporting Member

    Jul 21, 2003
    Williamsport, PA
    I need some mroe power (I do not have anything over 100 watts right now) and I was wondering if I should pick up a Carvin Pro Bass 300 head that a friend of a friend is selling. If i can score if for under 200 bucks what are your thoughts? Thanks.


    any bad dirt on the Pro Bass 300 I should know about?
  2. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    i dunno anything about the carvin
    what kind of head are you using now?
    ps, if you're only using 1 8 ohm speaker now and your head can handle 4 ohms (i dont know of any that cant) then adding another 8 ohm speaker may give you more apparent volume than going from 200 to 300 watts
  3. redneck2wild


    Nov 27, 2002
    Memphis, TN
    What are you using right now?

    If you get additional power, will you also need a cabinet that handles more power?

    Used amps can be found at decent prices on or ebay. has a Carvin Pro 300 listed at $249.99 so $200 should be a decent price if the head is in good condition.