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What do you think of this?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Listen, Sep 14, 2002.

  1. Listen


    May 19, 2002
    I am looking for a decent combo, nothing like Super Redhead quality, somewhere around $400. at the least 100w.

    I was looking at this

    And something of better qualtiy.


    What do you guys think of these? Any suggestions?
  2. Si-bob


    Jun 30, 2001
    Hemel Hempstead, UK
    Focusrite / Novation
    try a Hartke B120, or even the B90
    really nice combo's

  3. sargent_duck

    sargent_duck Guest

    Sep 11, 2002
    I know they dont have a very good rep for there bass amps, but I use a Laney RBW 300 kick back combo and its pretty dam good, is it for giging or practiceing??
  4. Listen


    May 19, 2002
    For small shows, (I'm buying a cab later).
  5. Mara


    Jan 11, 2001
    No, leave the Laney RBW300 alone. Trust me.
  6. PeaveyTNT

    PeaveyTNT Banned

    Jul 21, 2002
    out of those 2... go carvin
  7. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Between the Kustom and Karvin, get the Karvin. For just a few bucks more, you could get an SWR Workingman's 12, which is a real amp.
  8. Listen


    May 19, 2002
    I'm lookign at a GK Backline half stack for $600, is that good?

    Head and 4 10 cab for $600 sounds pretty good to me!
  9. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Retired Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Perhaps, but it'd be GK, wouldn't it.
  10. DigMe


    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    I'd definitely take the Carvin over the Kustom if I had to choose between the two. I also agree that the SWR Workingman's 12 is a better amp. The only thing is that if you play with a somewhat loud drummer then you'd definitely have to go into the house pa. That's ok though because those combos have excellent direct outs. I used to have a Workingman's 15 that served me very well for years and there were a couple of times when it couldn't hang with a full-on loud drummer and guitarist when I was just jamming for fun. It was perfect for the jazzy/funky acoustic band I was in though.

    brad cook
  11. Listen


    May 19, 2002
    How about Ashdown?


    Sorry about all the Musicians Friend crap, it's the only place I can find pictures and prices.

    I was also looking at a Peavey TNT Black Widow at a local shop for $400, anybody know anything about them?

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