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I have ~$400 (+/-50$) to spend on a head...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Ethon, Mar 2, 2003.

  1. Ethon


    Jan 25, 2003
    Akron, Ohio
    What should I get? (Ill be using a 8ohm Avatar 410)
  2. ndjx


    Oct 26, 2001
    Depends on how much power you need. You'll most likely have to go used.
  3. ESP-LTD


    Sep 9, 2001
    If you have a pedal with enough output, you could probably buy a QSC RMX-1450 within your budget. Don't ask me what pedals will drive it adequately; I'm not a pedal guy.
  4. redneck2wild


    Nov 27, 2002
    Memphis, TN
    There are some decent priced used Bass heads at different Musicgoround locations.
    You may even be able to get a poweramp/preamp combo in your price range.
  5. You could probably even score a used older mid-powered (300-400 watts) Trace Elliot if you looked hard enough.
  6. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    for that kind of scratch, i'd go for either used SM400S or AMP BH-420. but that's just me ;)

    OR pick up a used peavey boat anchor power amp and yamaha preamp. it'd be heavy but it'd sound good!
  7. [​IMG]

    and ducttape the two together til you get a rack or make one yourself (super easy, super cheap).

    $400 w/o shipping, usually free (MF.com)