Stupid Crate...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Tym2cu_bass, Dec 10, 2004.

  1. I played at a jazz festival yesturday, and on this one funk song (critical mass), i got to do some slappin stuff. I was playing on that schools amp but my bass. It was a combo Crate amp, i forgot which make it was, but man it sounded lousy. It was like i was playing all out only treble... was it the amp or me?
  2. chunky


    Nov 3, 2004
    Portland Oregon
    Maybe it was both.
  3. Corwin81


    Mar 18, 2003
    Ames, IA
    I used to use a Crate stack and it sounded good. got rid of the head though when I started using either the Ampeg or the QSC/SABDDI. Still have the 8X10 though
  4. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA
    My littel crate combo is the same way. Anythign below A sounds like someone banging a tin can.

    At least you were playign a great chart. :cool:
  5. Hollow Man

    Hollow Man Supporting Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    Springfield, VA
    On my old Crate combo, I got the opposite effect... bass only, with a ton of fret noise at most settings. Absolutely zero midrange. I've never played a not-cheap Crate model, but as far as their low-end products go, I wouldn't put much faith in them. YMMV.