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what do you play

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by jtd125, May 13, 2002.

  1. jtd125


    Mar 16, 2002
    Agoura Hillis, CA
    Hey everyone. what amp do you have? (pictures)
  2. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    This might be better in the Amps Forum.

    My main gig amp is an Eden Metro combo.


    At church, I play through an SWR Basic Black combo.


    At the practice shed, I keep my Peavey TNT 130 combo.


    In the bedroom, next to my PC, is my Fender Bassman 25 combo, the best sounding and loudest combo under $350.

  3. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PHL
    Oh geez,

    one of those "i need DSL or a cable modem" threads... :D

    but here's my rig. Demeter VTBP-201s, Stewart World 1.2, Aguilar GS112.

  4. dreadhead


    Feb 1, 2002
    Wow! This is the nicest rig I've seen! :D
    I guess it's little and loud...
  5. waiting for delivery of one of these:)

    and i Practice (privately) through this.

    It's an older model, and it has to be the best practice amp i've come across, exceptionally made, tank-like in fact.

    However i have seen some newer variations of it when everything was ok at TE, perhaps transistional models, which looked very cheap.

    oh well, at least i have Ernie EA

    Although theres not much between them in size, but the EA is a hell of a lot heavier and louder :).

    I play through them with Beverley overwater and Fiona "fretless yamaha 5"

    and we're all very happy at the moment, my ulimtae setup is near completion, hahaha

  6. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    When I was shopping a couple years ago I found that at the $350 price point the Trace Elliot Boxer 30 trumped the Fender 25 by a very large margin in both sound quality and quantity. The newer Fenders may be better though, that was a few years ago. :)

    This is definitely better for the amps forum.

    My "big" rig is a 1966 Fender Bassman amp and an old (white label) Eden D210T speaker.

    My practice amp is the aforementioned pre-Gibson Trace Elliot Boxer 30 which I love.
  7. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
  8. i have a SUNN 2x15 Cab, and a Hartke 3500 Bass head


  9. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Hughes & Kettner BassBase 600
    Euphonic Audio VL-110 cabs

  10. Oysterman


    Mar 30, 2000
    What about your beloved AMP heads, Brad? Still have them? Still use them?
  11. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    DR Strings
    Yes, I still have two of them. I don't see the honeymoon being over anytime soon with the H&K though. It took over ten years to find something I thought was a big enough improvement over what I was using to make a change.

    I also still have the Ampeg B-100R and still dig it too. And the Polytone MiniBrute III and Yamaha PB-1 and several power amps. And too many speakers though I have cut down.

    The current rig can more than handle any gigs I do.
  12. The big rig is an Ashdown ABM900 with Ashdown ABM 4x10 and 2x8 cabs. Compact rig is an iAMP 350 (which should be here soon--had to get it replaced by EA because Bass Place ignored me) and an ABM-Mini 110T cab. I'm hoping to get a CXL112 when I can afford stuff again.
  13. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    Right now I have a Nemesis 210 combo amp, I just bought an ampeg bxt-410hl (Victor Wooten Steve Bailey Design) and I am about to purchase a carvin DCM1500 power amp and grab an aquilar or ampeg pre-amp
  14. Brendan

    Brendan Supporting Member

    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    No pics, sorry, but I use

    Eden WT-300 (as pre-amp and backup power)
    Carvin DCM1000 (regular power)
    Two 8 ohm Eden D-410XLTs

    or, as some call it, the Rig of Doom or the Death Rig. Take yer pick.
  15. hujo


    Apr 18, 2001
    Stockholm, Sweden

    Me too. Unfortunately i don't own it, I only borrow it from the music-school where i study/work for gigs.
  16. Jeff in TX

    Jeff in TX Supporting Member

    Nov 1, 2000
    Lone Star State
    My rig...

  17. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    this is off to amps.

    please read the forum headers before posting.
  18. beermonkey


    Sep 26, 2001
    Seattle, WA
    I really need to get a digital camera...

    no pics.

    Bag End S15-D (x2)
    Bag End S18-D (only comes to outdoor shows and really big clubs)
    Ashdown ABM RPM1
    Mackie 1400i power amp
    Korg rack tuner
    Furman power conditioner
  19. No pics yet but this is my bass rig in an SKB 6U rack with extra spaces to keep the amp cool:
    • Furman Power Conditioner/Tuner
    • Kern IP-777 preamp
    • FMR RNC compressor
    • Crown K2 power amp
    • Euphonic Audio VL 210 cabinet

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