Please help! Should I sell my Ashdown and buy...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jock, May 14, 2002.

  1. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Am I nuts if I sell my Ashdown ABM300 and buy an Aguilar 659 preamp and a used Mesa Boogie 295 (2x90W) all tube poweramp? Do you think it would sound good? The weight is not a problem.:cool:
  2. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
    Yep... Nuts

    The 295 is great for G**tar but not so hot for bass.
  3. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    I may go with a preamp from Ashdown. Love Ashdown but GAS you know. Id like to try something new.
    But is that poweramp a stupid idea? Why is that?:confused:
  4. Johnny BoomBoom

    Johnny BoomBoom Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2001
    Glasgow, Scotland
    Geeze - I just bought an Ashdown!!!!! You're getting shot of one????

    It's like this - if it ain't broke, why fix it!!!!:confused:
  5. jasonbraatz


    Oct 18, 2000
    Oakland, CA
    that's a guitar poweramp there son. and we don't like their kind mingling in with our kind.

    if you want tube power, go with a mesa 400+ or a strategy 400, or even some older ampeg stuff.
  6. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    how much for the ashdown?
  7. Yeah, and keep your sheep offfffff my larrrndd :)