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Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Kromwarp, Apr 27, 2009.


  1. Kromwarp

    Kromwarp

    Sep 16, 2008
    Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan
    Master Luthier: Ironclad Bass Guitars
    So, this weekend, I tried plugging my bass into a Peavey Valve King Tube guitar head. The results (to me at least) were outstanding. A great overdriven tone. Anyone else done this, and if so, what was the head you tried it through?
     
  2. Bassmec

    Bassmec

    May 9, 2008
    Ipswich UK
    Proprietor Springvale Studios
    There wasn't a differentiation between bass guitar and guitar amps in the old days they were just guitar amps here are two great amps.
    The red one even says AP or All Purpose:
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    What makes them bass amps is these things:
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    I take it you have accidently just become an all tube convert.:bassist:
    PS The fender bassman 50 is still a very very good gui**** amp.
    :D
     
  3. Rugaar

    Rugaar

    Apr 11, 2007
    wisconsin
    My Ampeg V4 is technically a guitar amp. I play P basses through an Avatar 212. I love it.

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  4. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    A friend of mine has an old all-tube Fender 4 channel "PA" amp. It sound amazing with a bass.
     
  5. rpsands

    rpsands

    Jul 6, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    I've played bass through my buddy's 120w Peavey VT hybrid (solid state pre, 6L6s for power) several times and, as long as it's run through a bass cabinet it sounds great.

    I ran my Bass Pod straight into the "power amp in" on the thing and it sounded miles better, however. Guitar preamps suck for bass :)
     

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