warm sounding amps

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Davygravy3, Oct 5, 2001.

  1. Davygravy3


    Sep 21, 2000
    what combo amp from 100-200 wats and from 3-500 dollars would give me a really good warm sound. I am not into this punchy crap, infact i hate it thats also why I am getting a jazz bass lil warmer. Also ill have flatwounds or nylon strings ....
  2. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    One word:

    Ampeg B-100R

    It´s just what you are asking for!!!
  3. Old Blue

    Old Blue

    Mar 18, 2000
    I'll echo CB's recommendation. The B-100R is exactly what you're describing. One of the best buys on the market.
  4. mgood


    Sep 29, 2001
    Levelland, Texas
    I can't argue with that. It's not what I'm looking for, but it may be what you're looking for.
  5. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    Fender Bassman 100.
  6. Davygravy3


    Sep 21, 2000
    this weekend is a columbus day weekend sale at samash and anyway i was playing a peavey tko 115 and a fender bassman 100 and honestly for the price te fender didnt compare 359 for the peavey 500 for fender and the peavey has line out and all thats stuff its nice and i can adjust it to a warm sound.
  7. jasonbraatz

    jasonbraatz Supporting Member

    Oct 18, 2000
    Milwaukee, WI
    ugh i strongly disagree with the TKO recommendation. maybe they've gotten better since the days of mine, but i can't get ANY good tone out of it. it DOES have the sheffield speaker though, maybe ones with the black widow would sound better. and it's really weak too.

    i bought my old 1976 Ampeg B-15S for 450 bucks. if you want a warm sound, that is THE tone.