SWR Workingmans 160 Amp Head

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jock, Feb 25, 2003.

  1. jock


    Jun 7, 2000
    Stockholm, Sweden
    Has anyone got any comments on this old head?
    How does it sound?
    What is it worth on the used market?
  2. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I don't know and I don't know if you're interested in this but I just thought I'd let you know that Bill Spangler had a Workingman's 300 on sale in the For Sale section recently. Same pre, more power. Great little head at a good price. Not sure if he's sold it yet but it's worth looking in to.

    brad cook
  3. I used to work in a store that was an SWR dealer and they had both the 160 and the 300. I liked 'em both, but I'd really only recommend the 160 for intimate/casual venues or as a practice amp. I do a lot more high energy rock and funk and I don't know that the 160 would be able ot cut it in the ensembles who hire me. I had a pair of the 300s for a biamped rig and they were *great*!

    fom the low end,

  4. BigTopBruno


    Sep 6, 2002
    NJ, USA
    I heard that they are good to use direct in the studio or live with PA support.

    I saw one used for $175.