config suggestion around 1000 Eur

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by marcopalla, Jan 23, 2006.

  1. marcopalla


    Aug 31, 2005
    Hi, here I've always recived very good suggestion, so I try again:
    I have around 1000 Eur to spend in apli, and I like someting well-rounded for little-medium gig, for medium gig, for practice and to play with the band in the basement/garage.

    I've tought to:

    Warvick: W115 400w (8 Om) + W211 400w (8) + prophet 5.1 500w (4 Om) = 1100 Eur

    Gallien Krueger 210 BLX 200w (8) + 115 BLX 150w (8) + 400 RB 280w (4 Om o 180w > 8 Om) = 950 Eur.

    otherwise last week in a gig I've played trought a Trace Elliot 715x combo 500w that played fantastic and here cost about 975 Eur.

    I've played the stuff above (not in the these configuration), and the sound was goood, I live in Europe, U have any suggestion about, boys??
    thanx a lot,
  2. marcopalla


    Aug 31, 2005
    What a beast, huge rig :eek:
    compliments man.
    I think it's a little overpriced for my $$$, also used, but I love trace elliot sound!

    I live in Rome, I usually look/buy at

    In your experience, in the low-middle price, better Warwick - Gallien Krueger or Hartke??
  3. Dragonlord

    Dragonlord Rocks Around The Glocks

    Aug 30, 2000
    Greece, Europe
    I'd take the warwick, easily. I like GK but the power output can't be compared. You say you've played and liked both, so go with what will give you more options.
  4. theshadow2001


    Jun 17, 2004
    On music store they have a GK 700 RBII for €665,50 an RBH €704,09 That almost 400 above the budget. But I think that it would be a better option. Thats also with Irish tax. I don't know hwere your located so it could be different.

    On delivery is only €15 regardless of what you order so that might be a good alternative.
    I've tried this rig and its nice and seemed quite loud. A further RBH 2x10 or 4x10 could be added when you get a few more €€ down the line. I do think it would be worth saving the extra few quid to get it.
  5. marcopalla


    Aug 31, 2005
    U are right brother probably I'll take

    gallien krueger 700 RB II 480w 4om + 410 BLX 400w 8om+ 115 BLX 150w 8om = 1150 eur.

    I always put a 15 cone 'cose 10" always sems a little dry I hope to add some low freq in this way??
  6. Rome is about 1717.82 kilometers from Groningen. A bit too far to see if you like my rig enough to buy it. That's a pity.
    I don't know any of the ones you mention. I played three different Trace models the last fifteen year's.
  7. marcopalla


    Aug 31, 2005
    when I was younger I went very often to Amsterdam, by plane, by car, by thumb through , to see flowers off course; but now i'm a sober man. Only for curiosity, what's the price of your nice Trace (mybe in memory of old times a visit to Groningen.... :smug: )
  8. basste


    Oct 8, 2003
    combo GK 400RB115 + cab GK 210BLX = around 1000 euros.
    Great config, for sound and power (very confortable in a jazz/funk/blues band ) :bassist: