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What's THe Best Amp?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Meow Mix Kitty, May 26, 2001.


  1. <font color=purple><font size=-1><center>I'm out shopping for a new amp and I need to know what you guys recomend?<br>
    Thanks a Bunch~!
     
  2. Depends entirely on what music you play, what tone you like, what you have to spend, what you want to carry around for gigs.. etc..etc.. the more specific YOU are, the more specific WE can be.
     
  3. DUCK! ::runs around with arms flailing::
     
  4. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    :p lmbo. Now Jake...it ain't that bad. Granted the topic
    was a little non-specific, but I don't think it'll turn into
    a "best amp" poll / flame-fest ;) .

    Anyhoo, welcome to TB M/M-Kitty :) . That Squier
    BP-15 is good for practicin', but to be heard in the
    band you're puttin' together you'll probably need a
    50 or 100 watt combo - 1x15" or 2x10". Have you
    checked Musician's Friend? Also, Bass Northwest
    has some good deals on used stuff. Another important
    detail, like R/R said, is how much $$$ have you got
    to spend?
     
  5. Thanks a bunch! I'm looking for a concert amp and we play metal.
     
  6. I'm looking for a 100-300 doller range
     
  7. Ok, ive calmed down. ;)

    MMK you should check out the Carvin PB series combos. They should suit your price range and wattage needs for the moment. www.carvin.com
     
  8. Angus

    Angus Supporting Member

    Apr 16, 2000
    Palo Alto, CA
    Don't expect to get anything for a "concert amp" in the 100-300 dollar range. You'll get nothing. Save up some money.

    If you mean an amp to gig with, the smallest thing you could possibly use would probably be a 1x15 combo. Don't expect to find much that's very good.

    I'd advise saving up more money. Probably twice your range now.
     
  9. notduane

    notduane

    Nov 24, 2000
    Location
    The used market may be your best bet in that range.
    UGBM (used gear by mail) has some good deals.

    Then there's alway eBay and pawn shops (caveat emptor ;) ).

    For "new", ditto the Carvin Pro Bass 100 (watt) combos.
    They run from ~$280 to ~$300. The difference bein' a
    1x10" and 1x15" speaker, resp.