New amp help

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by danielflys, Jan 25, 2004.

  1. danielflys


    Jan 25, 2004
    Roscoe, IL
    I am a junior in high school and have been playing bass for about two years now. Me and some friends are starting a band, and I need a new amp. I need something so I can play small gigs and practice with. I need it to be portable. I know quality amps cost a lot, but what can I get on a budget of $200-$300? What size range would that put me in? I don't know if I need dual speakers or anything like that. Should I go with an all in one or head and cabinet system? Thanks a lot!
  2. ESP-LTD


    Sep 9, 2001
    1. Buy used.
    2. 150w Peavey Combo with a Black Widow 15 (it has gone under several names in different years).
  3. pkr2


    Apr 28, 2000
    coastal N.C.
    Can't beat PV if you are really stretching dollars. Especially the used market.
  4. danielflys


    Jan 25, 2004
    Roscoe, IL
    Thanks guys, I'll keep my eyes open for used peavey's. One of the guitar players in our band usues his fathers Peavey amp from the 70's, so I know they are quality.
  5. fender rumble 100, suits me for practice, but i havent gigged with it yet, loud as hell