Need a combo for concert band rehearsals, recommendations?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Tcjbrown, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. Hi everybody,
    I'm looking at joining a couple of the community bands around here, none of which are able to supply amps for rehearsals. They're mostly medium-sized concert bands/orchestras and I'll be picking up a combo to take with me. Ideally it may also be used for big band rehearsals/small gigs later.

    My budget's around $1000AUD (can't stretch beyond that unfortunately, full-time college student) and I'm currently looking at something like the Fender Rumble 500 combo or the Ampeg BA-210. So, any recommendations?

    Thanks everyone!
  2. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Inactive

    AER Amp1. Well you did ask! LOL :D
  3. Uncle Ernie

    Uncle Ernie

    Mar 10, 2007
    I got my Mesa Walkabout used for 1k CAD... and it rocks
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  4. MrLenny1


    Jan 17, 2009
    New England
    Mesa walkabout
  5. I don’t have a specific recommendation, but go used. You’ll get roughly twice the value for the same dollars.
  6. Yahboy


    May 21, 2008
    Rumble 500/210 + 210 cab.
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  7. I'm thinking that's the way I'll go. I've called my rental place to see if they can organise one for me; I'm loving what I've seen/heard of the 500 so far. I'll have to wait to sort out another 210, but I'm pretty happy that the rumble should be fine for now without the extension cab.
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