What's better about tube?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by 0scar, Dec 28, 2004.

  1. 0scar


    Jul 11, 2003
    Please give me pros (and maybe cons?) for tube amps.

  2. Cons: Heavy...mine's about 55 lbs. SVT's are 85.

    Pros: They're the baddest mofo's on the planet.
  3. 0scar


    Jul 11, 2003
    :bassist: lol, well yeah I've heard they're beasts...but what makes them beasts? Whenever I ask someone, they give me a one word answer such as "Power".

    I need a detailed description
  4. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Few things can be definetively answered as better or worse, and a tube/SS comparison not one of them. They're just different.

    Try both and them you'll see.
  5. mnadelin


    Apr 6, 2003
    Kalamazoo, MI
    They tend to have a warmer sound. Tube bass amps aren't as common though. It's just another one of those personal taste things that you have to try for yourself to see if you like it better. I tend to like tube anything better than solid state.
  6. Use the search function. This has been covered EXTENSIVELY.