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Let's see your Bass Rig

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by stevecaronna, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. stevecaronna

    stevecaronna Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    St Rose Louisiana
    Ok so we have seen basses and guitars so now its time to see your Bass Rig. Through my life it has always been a struggle to have the best sounding rig. Sometimes it is a combo but for me most times it has been an amp and a speaker cabinet. Here is a picture of my most current rig and I will post more of my other rigs when I get home. I am real curious to see what people are using.

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    Last edited: Apr 6, 2017
  2. jlepre

    jlepre Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2007
    Cedar Knolls, NJ
    My go to rig these days. Genzler MG800 paired with my Fearless F112. This rig covers all of my needs even without FOH support. F112.jpg
  3. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2004
    Ashland, MO
  4. Crusher47

    Crusher47 Tattoo'ed Freak

    Apr 12, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    For outdoor gigs/large venues, I use an Ampeg V4B w/8x10 "fridge"

    For indoor gigs, band rehearsal and general home practice, I use either a Mesa Subway D800 head w/6x10 PH cab (Also have a Carvin 1x15 cab if I don't want to lug the 6x10)...


    Fender Rumble v3 500 Combo w/2x10 extension cab for a 4x10 vertical stack (for smaller venues, I just use the combo by itself)
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  5. jebmd

    jebmd Gold Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Lothian, Maryland
  6. stevecaronna

    stevecaronna Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    St Rose Louisiana
    How is that Quilter? have been seeing them a lot but never played through one. I was wondering how it would do with my Barefaced. I will be in the market for a new amp in the next few months so I will be checking into them.
  7. Depends on the occasion and how strong I'm feeling :) IMG-20170303-WA0001.jpeg 20170331_194610.jpg 20161123_200954.jpg cabs 003.JPG
  8. jebmd

    jebmd Gold Supporting Member

    May 4, 2009
    Lothian, Maryland

    I like it a lot. Especially for the price. The depth and contour controls make it easy to dial in the tone you want and it's plenty loud. It also has a balanced input so you can use it as a power amp.

    Read more about them here:

    Quilter Bass Block
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  9. 20170415_201759.jpg Forgot these combinations and the new mini max oops..... 20170314_220924.jpg
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2017
  10. stevecaronna

    stevecaronna Supporting Member

    Nov 19, 2007
    St Rose Louisiana
    I'm really liking that Mesa rig.
  11. west al

    west al Ready, PLAY! Supporting Member

    I used several types of amps over the years, and came back to a Markbass Mini CMD 121P / NY121. It has a great sound, and is very easy to move. Both size, and weight wise. I like the 12" speakers, and it's 500 watts is there.

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    Orange ad200 and 115 more than enough power for any gig I wonder do
  13. dbase

    dbase Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2008
    South Jersey, USA..
  14. EdwardofHuncote

    EdwardofHuncote I Still Dream of Jeannie Supporting Member

    Aug 21, 2013
    Southwest Virginia
    Most of the time, the Alembic/Crown/Avatar rig stays in my practice room, but it does get gigged out a couple times a year. Yes, it can get insanely loud, but I actually like playing through it for *quality* sound over quantity. It's unbelievably clean, with miles of headroom, and a nice simple Fender tone stack to work with. Running it in stereo and bi-amping is heavenly. ;)

    Honestly, 90% of the time, it's just my Mesa Walkabout/Scout 15. That's plenty, and it has a very nice DI out. :thumbsup:

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  15. Basshappi


    Feb 12, 2007
    Peavey VB-2 + GB 215 (not pictured: Ampeg BA115HP combo, I love this little combo amp)
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  16. Depends on the gig. These days, mostly the Markbass.

    -Mark bass Little Mark 800 w New York 122 cabinet.
    -AMP BH420 w David Eden D210XLT cabinets.
    -Acoustic 360 w 361 cabinet.
  17. TinIndian

    TinIndian Supporting Member

    Jan 25, 2011
    Micco Florida
    Recently picked up this old Music Man HD150.

  18. staurosjohn

    staurosjohn Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2010
    Nottingham, MD
    I mix & match these...
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2017
  19. Spidey2112


    Aug 3, 2016
    GK MB500, through 2 GK Neo 212 II cabs...

  20. smogg


    Mar 27, 2007
    NPR, Florida
    I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell
    Indoor - 500w micro + 212 vertical
    Indoor Finger 2016.jpg

    Outdoor - 1000w led sled + 3X12 vertical
    Outdoor Rig 2016.jpg

    FOH support available as needed.
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