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the bass first, or the pre amp?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by cods, Nov 22, 2003.

  1. cods


    Sep 16, 2003
    i have decided, when i get the appropriate funds, to buy a conklin gt-7. i want to replace the pre amp in it so i can have a three band e.q., and i hear the pre amp in it is not the best, and i was wondering which i should get first...

    the $130 aguilar pre amp, or the bass(i have to buy both online)?

    i am somewhat afraid that if i get the bass first, i will keep putting off the pre amp, but...

    what if i change my mind? i only have half saved up, and i could change my mind between then and now(although i am 100% sure i want the gt-7).

    which would you get first?
  2. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Since the preamp will have no useful purpose until you get the bass, get the bass first.

    If you find out you like the GT7 sound with the stock electronics, you won't have to have it installed to justify the expense of having bought it in the first place.
  3. cods


    Sep 16, 2003
    but i know i want a three band e.q. for the gt-7.

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