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Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Presto2112, Jan 15, 2012.


  1. Bassmike62

    Bassmike62 Punch'n Ooomph provider Supporting Member

    Really proud of my trek down Traynor avenue....

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  2. KPJ

    KPJ

    Oct 2, 2001
    Methuen, MA USA
    My new small rig: Elf10 (2).
     
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  3. flewis

    flewis Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2006
    Raleigh, NC
    My Rig 4.
     
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  4. spiritbass

    spiritbass Supporting Member

    Jun 9, 2004
    Ashland, MO
    Ooh, that has GOT to sound good. :bassist:
     
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  5. Squittolo

    Squittolo

    May 13, 2011
    Italy
  6. BasturdBlaster

    BasturdBlaster

    Feb 19, 2012
    Crandon WI
    Here's the gig rig... 20190101_153940.

    And here's the jamroom rig... 20190101_154123.
     
  7. zon5string

    zon5string

    Aug 20, 2007
    San Diego, CA
    I'm the bass player, not the sound guy! I used to play that place a lot, but not so much lately. Never did understand why he doesn't go direct.
     
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  8. MTN.bass72

    MTN.bass72 Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2010
    Blue Ridge, Ga
    Could just be his preference. He knows the mic better than a particular di, maybe?
    When I was a drummer many years ago, a place we played in Atlanta all the time, the sound man mic'd everything, including the bass cab. Sound was always phenomenal
     
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  9. dbase

    dbase Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2008
    South Jersey, USA..
    20170213_155211.
     
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  10. bassmike2010

    bassmike2010

    May 28, 2010
    Houston
    Amp DI pre or post EQ is FOH preference.
    Passive/ active outboard DI takes just the
    instrument output. A bass mic supposedly picks up the tone of the cab but an sm57,
    altho a common go- to, is flat and is the least flattering of options and reflects lack of gear and/ or experience. And this is a bass forum. But you are the final word on what goes out to FOH.
     
  11. LennyJ

    LennyJ Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2001
    Acworth, Georgia
    Just got the new head - Rumble 500 with 2 DIY-10 cabinets.

    20190104_112357.
     
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  12. The Ampeg V-4B / SVT-212AV

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    Last edited: Jan 10, 2019
  13. disssa

    disssa

    May 6, 2009
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  14. Andrew 17

    Andrew 17

    May 15, 2014
    Colorado
    Very much appreciating the diversity of rigs displayed on this thread. Would love to actually hear these and how they vary soundwise. Recently, reconfigured older Gallien Krueger components into system I put together for rare larger concert I performed, for which my smaller rigs did not seem adequate. I needed clear, deep, warm tones, yet punchy, for a Carole King tribute concert. This system delivered a great sound, supporting the musicians and vocalists in the show, with a good low-end foundation. Pictured is a 1980s GK 800RB head, 1980s 410B cabinet, and a 1990s 210T cabinet. I bi-amped this, using the 4 ohm and 8 ohm parts of the amp to the respective speakers (410B-8ohms; 210T-4ohms), set the crossover and EQ to taste, and was most pleased, along with the other performers, sound crew and audience. Certainly, using a 1980 G&L L1000 contributed to the great sound as well. Will continue to work with this rig for larger venues, however, moving the heavy stuff is getting harder as I get older. Otherwise, I simply use my 200 watt Fender Rumble, which is relatively light and covers most gigs! IMG_0568.JPG
     
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  15. dbase

    dbase Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2008
    South Jersey, USA..
    bass rig.
     
  16. Never get tired of seeing that setup! :)
     
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  17. McG

    McG Goat Hill Gamblers

    Oct 6, 2010
    Costa Mesa, CA
    Rig.
     
  18. The 800rb was the standard in the 80’s! Crazy durable too. I would load up mine with a multitude of different ohm ratings. It saw 2.67 many times regularly and she never let me down! I sold it about 10 years ago and the new owner loves it and sends me pics of it from time to time.
    Cheers!
     
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  19. tripp2k

    tripp2k

    Oct 31, 2010
    DFW-TX
    I think that windowpane I took back in high school is hitting me again. Your bass looks like it's melting :wideyed:
     
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