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Would this be a good setup?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by tuBass, Dec 16, 2002.


  1. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    I am pretty ignorant when it comes to amp/cab issues, so maybe you can help me out. Right now I have a Fender BXR300R head with a custom 2X8 custom cab with aluminum cones. It works great as a monitor for me at church, but if I ever did anything else I would be totally underpowered.

    I have a friend that is selling a SWR big ben (18")for $250, and I was wondering if it would be a good match to go with the 2X8. I had thought a 15 or a 2X12 would be a nice fit, but I have heard the big ben is a very responsive 18.
    Is that a good price for a big ben, and would the combined wattage of my two cab (about 550 watts) would be a bad fit for my head. Do heads sound better when matched with the wattage of the cabs that is equivilent?
     
  2. tuBass

    tuBass

    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    If it makes a difference, I play a yamaha bbg5s, and I play praise and worship stuff at church.

    Please help me if you can.