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is this amp worth the money???

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by good fella, Apr 6, 2001.


  1. good fella

    good fella

    Apr 3, 2001
    SD
  2. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    You've seen a 50W Rogue costing up to $600? Don't ever go to that store again.
    I haven't played it, but I bet it's crap. You know, one of those amps that all basses sound exactly the same through... YGWYPF (you get what you pay for).
     
  3. bassguy187

    bassguy187

    Jun 27, 2000
    Nazo, PA
    yeah dude,
    that amp....
    SUCKS. do stay away.
     
  4. good fella

    good fella

    Apr 3, 2001
    SD
    no, not a rogue for $600! like amps LIKE it, like i found an ampeg 12 inch 50watt for $500, and it has the same features as the rogue. but the rogue is $129.
     
  5. Oysterman

    Oysterman

    Mar 30, 2000
    Sweden
    Son, those are two VERY different amps! If you see two amplifiers with the same features, where one has a higher price tag, you can almost always say that the more expensive one is better. (Again, the very general rule of thumb: YGWYPF.)
     
  6. bassguy187

    bassguy187

    Jun 27, 2000
    Nazo, PA
    ya theres a difference between ampeg and rogue,
    ampeg is quality,
    rogue is S**t.
    have a nice day
     
  7. I've purchased plenty of gear from Musician's Friend and have always been happy.
    I would suggest you consider an SWR Workingman's 12 combo which is 100 watts with a 12". MF sells them for $550.
    Do not be tempted to pay $600 for a 50 watt amp. Just do some more shopping around and you'll get a better feel for the market.
     
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Do not be tempted to buy a Rogue amp due to the low price either.

    This amp claims 50 watts, but I wonder what amount of thd(distortion) you get at 50 watts max output. Maybe 25%?

    The Ampeg 50 watter is 50 watts of clean power, and is probably at least twice as loud as the Rogue. And has more bottom too.
     
  9. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Oh yeah, which Ampeg 50 watt 12 inch did you see for $500? Cause that's WAAYY too much.

    The store around the corner from me has the BA 112 for $379(and MF has it for $349.00) and the Rocket B50 for $399(and so does MF).

    Matter of fact, click <a href="http://www.musiciansfriend.com/ex/shop/bass/010407093205004035090106441753?pid=481776X">here</a> for a blem BA112 for $279.00!!!

    That is a much better deal than a Rogue.
     
  10. rayzak

    rayzak

    Jan 13, 2001
    Louisville, KY
    Or, if $$$ is an issue, i've got a Peavey Basic 112 that I paid $240 for and absolutely love. It's 50W with a 12 inch speaker and sounds very good and is bullet proof.