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What to upgrade???

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by DiNicola999, Aug 14, 2012.


  1. DiNicola999

    DiNicola999

    Oct 4, 2010
    I have a ESP LTD 144DX
    Active 3 band eq with esp soapbar pups

    I run a Hartke HA2500 250 Watt head
    with the Hartke VX 410 Cab

    If you had to make some upgrades to help this setup what would you do??? New bass?? Different Amp??

    Im looking to make some changes to find a different sound, amp is old, bass is early 2000's.

    looking for some opinions?
     
  2. 96tbird

    96tbird PLEASE STAND BY Supporting Member

    I'd get another bass to flesh out available tones. keep the old one too.
     
  3. Jay2U

    Jay2U Not as bad as he lóòks

    Dec 7, 2010
    22 ft below sea level
    How 'bout some useful pedals?
     
  4. kb9wyz

    kb9wyz

    Sep 8, 2008
    Bloomingdale,IL
    I'd go for a bass. Find a nice, used P IMO.
     
  5. I'd say either get some fun pedals or a new amp.
     
  6. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    I'm not familiar with your axe, so I can't speak to the quality of the pups. But it looks like you're still using the stock pups. Maybe that's the ticket?
     
  7. DiNicola999

    DiNicola999

    Oct 4, 2010
    correction*** its a 155DX little typo, and yes it is pointy
    i picked it up used for $100 a few years back
    http://espguitars.com/basses/ltd-standard-deluxe/f-155dx.html

    its an ok bass the pups are a little weak, the B string sounds the worst. IMO too low for the pups.

    I mess around with a Boss CEB-3 and i have a Sansamp gt2 on the way.
     

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