Good Cheap 45 Watt or higher Combo amp

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by DaveManDave, Feb 22, 2006.

  1. right now i got a really small and crappy 15 watt amp. it just sucks and im going to get a new one. I was wondering what brand,model,etc. i should get. any suggestions?
  2. Kael

    Kael Supporting Member

    Dec 26, 2004
    Oklahoma City
    No offense friend, but I think in the 45 watt range you are still looking at amps that fall in the "really small and crappy" category. I would set my sights, even for a bed room practice rig, at the 100 watt level minimum. Not only does power/headroom vastly improve, but most manufacturers won't produce anything of quality tone wise at the sub 100 watt level. I'm sure that there might be exceptions. Good luck...
  3. the yorkville X series 50 watt combo would probly do
  4. justBrian


    Apr 19, 2002
    Kansas City, MO
    A used Ampeg B50r of B100r would be great. If you want something to gig with, go with the B100-- classic tone and classic looks.
  5. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    Rondo Music of SX bass fame sells an interesting looking 100 watt combo under their "Douglas" house brand.
    Based on my experience with their other products I'd predict that this is probably a decent little beast.