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Hartke vs Kustom

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by bstarbass, Jan 4, 2012.


  1. bstarbass

    bstarbass

    May 20, 2010
    seattle, wa
    Im looking at used amps for my new hardcore band.

    Clean loud thumpin bass, usually picked and semi-fast

    the competitors are:
    -Hartke Ha3000
    -Kustom KB200


    Will be running into an 80s peavey 1x15.

    Both heads are the same price used.

    Opinions?
     
  2. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Hartke.
     
  3. lfbassguy

    lfbassguy

    Jul 4, 2010
    west texas
    Endorsing Artist: Lakland
    Hartke.
     
  4. Hartke no doubt. I got an HA2500 as my first real amp and still love it. It has a tight sound and very clean. No complaints here, it is even in my rack as a backup amp.
     
  5. I'd picked the Hartke, I've had that same Kustom and it sounded too bright for hardcore IMO
     
  6. Hartke.

    those other guys can't even spell.
     
  7. MNAirHead

    MNAirHead Supporting Member

    Hard-Key --- I can spell

    Seriously.. own a few and they've been peavey solid.
     
  8. bolophonic

    bolophonic Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2009
    Durham, NC
    Hartke.
     

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