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Some help from you "GearHeads" please.

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by P. Aaron, Mar 1, 2003.

  1. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

  2. PJR


    Jun 20, 2001
    N.E. PA
    With 1 1/2 days left on the auction.....I'd suspect it will go a bit higher than the current $610. (especially since this post :) )

    Great combo .... I see them go on Ebay for $800-$950.

  3. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    It's a nice amp if you like the SWR sound. It's basically a combo version of a Bass 350 head and a Goliath Jr.

    The SWR brand name brings a premium price...

    Good luck!!!
  4. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
  5. Chuck M

    Chuck M Supporting Member

    May 2, 2000
    San Antonio, Texas
    I have a Super Redhead and find that it is a great amp for upright bass but lacks the bottom I like with electric bass. This is true even after I installed a much better sounding tube in the preamp.

    I solved the "problem" by installing a Tech 21 RBI in the rack space. I run the output of the RBI into the effects return and now the amp sounds wonderful for both upright(through the SWR preamp) and electric bass (through the RBI).

    My take on the tone of the amp is just that: my take. YMMV. Many players love the tone of the SR with no changes.

    $850 is a good price for a SR in good condition. They list for $1995.