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peavey tour 450 amp head

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by himluis1, Nov 14, 2012.


  1. himluis1

    himluis1

    Sep 28, 2012
    im looking for an amp head around 500 watts and around $500 ... is the tour 450 by peavey a good or my best option ???
     
  2. GreggBummer

    GreggBummer

    Jan 16, 2008
    Exit 4, NJ
  3. himluis1

    himluis1

    Sep 28, 2012
    thanks !!! i know what to do now
     
  4. BbbyBld

    BbbyBld

    Oct 13, 2005
    Meridian, MS
    If you're talking $500, why not the Tour 700 at $499? It's the same amp with more power. It can do 500W into 8 ohms as opposed to the 300W into 8 like the 450, which is pretty nice for the cabinets out there these days.
     
  5. himluis1

    himluis1

    Sep 28, 2012
    wich cab u guys recommend ??? i want 4x10
     
  6. BbbyBld

    BbbyBld

    Oct 13, 2005
    Meridian, MS
    What kind of music do you play?
     
  7. RickenBoogie

    RickenBoogie

    Jul 22, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Get an 8 ohm 4x10, whatever sounds good to you, but don't buy a crap cab. The spkrs ARE your sound. 8 ohms vs 4 ohms means you can add a 2nd cab later, if needed, and the volume difference between the 2 is minimal.
     
  8. GreggBummer

    GreggBummer

    Jan 16, 2008
    Exit 4, NJ
    I use Hartke cabs with mine. I have two cabs... a VX 410 and an XL 210. The 210 is great for small gigs. The 410 is for something bigger. I can throw them together get a nice sound for large rooms. I don't play HUGE gigs, but if I did I would just use a 410 as a monitor and go direct out of the amps DI to the FOH.

    I used to have a VX115, but I sold it. I never used it.

    If you can afford the extra cash for the tour 700, I'd say do it. The only difference between the two amps is power. I don't think I need the extra power of the 700, but, hell, having more power on tap is good thing.

    I also recommend the Peavey cabs. They are great cabs.
     
  9. himluis1

    himluis1

    Sep 28, 2012
    latin jazz / tropical music like reggae n salsa
     
  10. jimmyb

    jimmyb An Avid Indoorsman Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2003
    Elkton, MD
  11. GreggBummer

    GreggBummer

    Jan 16, 2008
    Exit 4, NJ
    I'm not sure why the link is broken... and I can't find the review through the search. I know that Talkbass went through a restructure a year (or so) ago. Maybe the review was lost?

    I'm happy to answer any questions that you may have. It is still my main amp and I use it often.