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Hey !!!!!!!!.........................How can I choose my Amp?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by samoth, Oct 25, 2001.


  1. samoth

    samoth

    Apr 9, 2001
    France-Le pontet
    I'm playing metal and I can't find a good amp !

    If you can say me what's good for this music .....Say it !
     
  2. *ToNeS*

    *ToNeS*

    Jan 12, 2001
    Sydney AU
    something f*cking loud :)
     
  3. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    Sunn 300T with 2 4x10's.
    Ampeg SVT with 8x10
    SWR Bass750 with Megoliath



    i don't really play metal, or anything close, so i'm just throwin stuff at you :p but all of those would be loud!



    jason
     
  4. captainpabst

    captainpabst

    Mar 18, 2001
    Tennessee
    i can assure you that a sunn 300t with a 2x15 and a 4x10 would be stupid loud. over the line loud.

    you should say how much $ you have to spend and then we could give more suitable suggestions.
     
  5. samoth

    samoth

    Apr 9, 2001
    France-Le pontet
    I've got 1000$...so.....

    An other detail....I play on a 5 strings and actually I'm on a Peavey basic 112.
     
  6. barroso

    barroso

    Aug 16, 2000
    Italia
    check out the shops in your town, with 1000$ you could be able to find something interesting in the used market. try the biggest number of amp you can and decide which is the tone you like the best. i suggest you to go with a head and cab rated at 300w at 8 ohm more than a combo. but this is related to how many times do you play live. there are a lot of brands i suggest you: trace elliot, ampeg, gallien krueger, SWR, ampeg, ashdown. i like all them they are different but all good. remember always try before buy!
     
  7. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz

    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    for 1k you could get a pretty serious carvin rig.



    jason
     
  8. captainpabst

    captainpabst

    Mar 18, 2001
    Tennessee
    yeah carvin - save up another 200 bux and get the r1000/8x10t setup. that'd be loud.

    www.carvin.com
     
  9. EString

    EString

    Nov 20, 2000
    Los Altos, CA
    Why don't you save up and a rig like the big stars use? I'm thinkin' 3 8x10s, or maybe 3 2x10s atop 3 2x15s...