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Mesa/Boogie Big Block 750 or Titan V12?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by SoyMilkHero, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. SoyMilkHero


    Apr 24, 2009
    I've been thinking of buying a new amp but i can't identify the real differences other than a second channel between the 750 and the v12 which isn't much use to me. Does anyone have any suggestions on which would be a better pick?

    Thank you
  2. RickenBoogie


    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Here's how I see it. The V12 has 2 channels, ALOT of knobs, and runs full steam at 4 ohms. The BB750 has one channel, much simpler front end, and runs full steam at 2 ohms. My ideal Mesa amp would be the front panel of the 750, with the power of the V12, and either 2 or 4 ohm min. Unless you already have two 4 ohm cabs, or plan on buying them soon, the V12 is the better choice, unless all those knobs are a problem.
  3. In Absentia

    In Absentia

    Jul 5, 2008
    Yeah, those knobs shouldn't scare anybody. It is a pretty intuitive setup. It didn't take me anytime whatsoever to come up with some really great tones.
  4. SoyMilkHero


    Apr 24, 2009
    Ok. Thanks alot, i guess i'll get the v12. Much appreciated!
  5. RickenBoogie


    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    I think you'll be mighty happy with that head. If circumstances were a little different, I would have bought a Titan over my 6Pro, but that's life. And I do love the 6Pro anyway. Congrats.
  6. Racermech


    Apr 10, 2007
    I am just selling a Big Block on ebay and I have totally loved it, but don't need something quite so big anymore. Looking back, I wish I would have held out for the Titan. I got the BB750 right before the Titan came out and I have seen a trend with Mesa Bass products as of late.

    They release a cool new amp, then a year later they release a more powerful, decked out amp using the same preamp. Examples being...

    M-pulse 360 then Mpulse 600
    Big Block 750 then Titan v12
    M6 Carbine then M9 Carbine

    It is cool that they make upgraded versions, but I am realizing that it kills the resale value of the lower grade amps. But, oh well. Big block and Titan have an amazing sound and just kill it.

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