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Guitar Head into Bass Cab ? OK ?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Kroni, May 10, 2018.


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  1. Kroni

    Kroni

    Sep 23, 2013
    Mt. Sterling Ky
    i have a Marshall Valvestate 100 Watt Guitar amp/ head (4 ohms), i want to try this into a 4 x10 Bass Cabinet 400 watt (8 ohms).

    is this ok play through for a few days till i can get a guitar cab ?
     
  2. MobileHolmes

    MobileHolmes I used to be BassoP

    Nov 4, 2006
    Iowa
    Yeah. It likely won’t sound great but nothing will break
     
  3. Mind out it doesn't give it kooties. :)
     
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  4. Jeff Bonny

    Jeff Bonny Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Vancouver, BC
    One of the greatest sounding bass rigs I've ever used was a 100w Hiwatt guitar head into a single 15 bass cab. If it sounds good it is good.
     
  5. somebrains

    somebrains Supporting Member

    Feb 7, 2017
    I like 800rb's thru Marshall cabs:
     
  6. GreaserMatt

    GreaserMatt

    Sep 4, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    It's ok to play guitar through bass stuff, but not bass through guitar stuff, as far as cabs go; they are weak and will break, hahaha,,, guitar speakers just can't take the bass freqs I guess,,,,
     

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