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Which brand do you play through?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Green Lantern, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. Aguilar

    49 vote(s)
  2. Ampeg

    143 vote(s)
  3. Behringer

    9 vote(s)
  4. Carvin

    34 vote(s)
  5. Eden

    51 vote(s)
  6. Fender

    38 vote(s)
  7. Gallien Krueger

    120 vote(s)
  8. Hartke

    37 vote(s)
  9. Mesa/Boogie

    60 vote(s)
  10. Orange

    9 vote(s)
  11. Peavy

    32 vote(s)
  12. Roland

    10 vote(s)
  13. SWR

    31 vote(s)
  14. TC Electronics

    25 vote(s)
  15. Other

    224 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Green Lantern

    Green Lantern

    Nov 3, 2011
    I am wondering what are the most popular named brand bass amps players use on this forum. I started out with a Crate amp back in the day, went to a Fender 15" combo, Mesa Boogie 400+ with SWR 410, to a smaller Boogie Buster wedge to finally my resting place: The Augilar Tone Hammer 500 with DB212.

    Sorry, forgot to include Ashdown. Please mention your amp if you are on OTHER

    Please VOTE above
  2. Russell L

    Russell L

    Mar 5, 2011
    Cayce, SC
    Markbass, mostly for gigging nowadays. But still use my Fender sometimes (mostly for practice at home). Sold my Peavey, but still have my Trace Elliot just for at home, though.

    EDIT: and an old SWR with scratchy pots..
  3. tdub0199


    Mar 4, 2010
    Atlanta, Ga.
    GK here...
  4. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2006
    G.R. MI
    Carvin since the early 1990's.

    Here's a picture of the combo I replaced my big rig with. This thing is LOUD, light, and I think I got it for less than $400.00 when they were blowing them out.

  5. hodgy


    May 5, 2004
    Bothell, WA
    Tech Support- Ampeg/ Mackie
    Ampeg, all day long.
  6. Ampeg and MarkBass ;)
  7. Whatever get's the booty rockin' :)

    Carvin, GK, Aguilar, David Eden, Ampeg and a Peavey 1820 if I can get the kids to help me carry it out. See sig :) V
  8. wcriley


    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
    Genz Benz
  9. MSUsousaphone


    Dec 4, 2009
    Lake Charles, La
    Endorsed Artist: Myco Pedals
    Glockenklang, right now.....and it's looking like I'll be Glock for a very long time.
  10. tsunami1052

    tsunami1052 What the Funk?

    Sep 13, 2005
    TC RH450, Walkabout, and very soon Aguilar.
  11. Peavey, not Peavy.

    Peavey Alpha Bass Tube Pre into a Crown XLS Drivecore 1000. Best sub $350 amp I have ever had. Power for days, two channels, 2 ohms capable, light as a feather, love, love, love it.
  12. georgestrings

    georgestrings Banned

    Nov 5, 2005
    Mesa and Genz Benz - and G-K, until recently...

    - georgestrings
  13. fishtx

    fishtx Supporting Member

    Mar 30, 2007
    Dallas, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses/Genz Benz - RIP/Mojo Hand FX
    Genz Benz...
  14. bill reed

    bill reed

    Apr 2, 2012
    Line 6 lowdown 150
  15. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    Genz Benz if I need an amp.
    DI/IEM otherwise.
  16. my main rig is an Ampeg SVP-BSP(Billy Sheehan Preamp), Ampeg SVP 1600 power amp, and an ampeg 8x10. i also have a Hartke A100 combo amp
  17. phillybass101

    phillybass101 Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2011
    Artist, Trickfish Amplification Bartolini Emerging Artist, MTD Kingston Emerging Artist. Artist, Tsunami Cables
    Tecamp Puma 500. My backups are an old Trace Elliot GPSM 7 300 and an SWR workingman's 4004 (run with BBE Sonic maximize). Sometimes I'll go old school/low tech and run two 4ohm 2x10's one powered by each backup head and both channels of the sonic maximizer and it sounds soooo good to me. Clean, punchy articlulate and some sizzle on top. Sounds really good in a larger bar, with a large dance floor.
  18. Marial

    Marial weapons-grade plum

    Apr 8, 2011
    Ampeg SVT 4 Pro currently, but when my Ashdown ABM 500 210T combo comes back from getting re-tolexed and serviced I'll probably go back to it for primary gig duties.
  19. Carvin B1500 into Mesa Roadready cabs
  20. Lichtaffen


    Sep 29, 2008
    Rhode Island
    Aguilar amps and cabs all the way. DB750 and AG500 plus two GS112's. I even use an Aguilar TLC compressor.