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Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by IbanezATK, Apr 22, 2009.


  1. IbanezATK

    IbanezATK

    Feb 24, 2009
    Monroe, LA, USA
    Anybody played a GK 800RB into an Ampeg 8x10?

    How does it hang volume wise with a rock drummer and a 4x12 playing guitarist?

    Am I better off sticking with my BBE Pre, Carvin Power, and 2x 4x10?

    The GK would be a big wattage drop...
     
  2. IbanezATK

    IbanezATK

    Feb 24, 2009
    Monroe, LA, USA
    Surely somebody has, that was a pretty standard rental backline not too many years ago. Our bass player got that setup fairly regularly when I played guitar. Unfortunately I was playing pretty big places at that time and the backline was just a monitor, and I didnt venture to that side of the stage that often so I mostly heard direct through the monitors. I'm an old man now and playing much smaller gigs... a lot of these dives only have PA support for vocals :(
     
  3. MIJ-VI

    MIJ-VI Banned Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2009
    :eek: :rollno:
     
  4. shoot-r

    shoot-r

    May 26, 2007
    Illinois
    Ibanez,
    I played a G.K. 800 through a straight back, 4 ohm, Ampeg SVT 810 for 23 or so years.
    Lots of big stages and loud bands.
    NEVER had a problem with volume.
    The G.K. 800 is the loudest 300 watts on the market. It just needs to have enough speakers running for the 300 watts to work with.
    A couple years back I went to a smaller cabinet, but I'm still using that same G.K. 800.
     

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