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Your 3 ultimate rig's

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by lewibassist, Feb 17, 2005.

  1. Hiya i was woundering if you could pick 3 rigs what would they be. And you unlimited cash. Mine would be.

    1 Aguilar DB750 , GS-112 X 3

    2 Ampeg svt4 pro , 410 hlf x 2

    3 walter woods ultra , accugroove EL Whappo x 2
  2. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    I like option #3. :)

    However, I use Bag Ends instead of the El Whappo. In my experience, they get the sound "out there" into the audience a little better. They don't necessarily have the spectacular low end of and El Whappo, but the flip side of that is, they put the power where it counts. I have some stunning sound clips of mic'd Bag Ends, where the speakers are being pushed just to the point where their cones are about to pop out of their sockets. Spectacular sound! Drop me a PM if you'd like to hear a clip. :)
  3. Luckydog

    Luckydog Supporting Member

    Dec 25, 1999
    for my application, this is what works for me...and I don't want to buy anything else...so I guess that counts as "ultimate rigs".

    71 SVT with 8X10

    SVT-II (non-pro) with one or two Eden D-210XLT cabs

    66 Ampeg B-15
  4. MBIYF


    Oct 6, 2004
    The Netherlands
    One rack with pre+power amp with a bunch of cabs for different size gigs.
    1. Huge, think (2) 8x10
    2. Big
    3. Normal
  5. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    like non, i'm partial to the bag end 1x15/1x12 stacks. however, there are a ton of cabs out there i like (the epi 310 ul is on the top of my short list at the moment) and i havent even tried accugroove or ea stuff.

    amp wise, i'm big into the 750, and i'm really intrigued by the t-funk. otherwise i ding my stewart 2.1 and demeter preamp, but i'm jonesing to get another alembic preamp and superfilter one day, not to mention an aggie 680/728 rig would be nice. oh crap, that's 4 or 5 huh?
  6. N*Joy


    Nov 30, 2002
    Birmingham, UK
    1. Ampeg SVT CL + Bergantino NV610
    2. Genz Benz GBE600 + Glockenklang Quattro
    3. Hevos Combo
  7. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    Fremont, Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    Let's try these three:

    #1) "Big Rig: Solid State"
    Eden Navigator=>QSC PLX 3002=>Accugroove Whappo, Jr. and Tri 210L

    #2) "Mini Rig"
    Walter Woods Ultra=>two EA VL-208's

    #3) "Big Rig: Tube"
    Mesa Boogie Walkabout (as preamp)=>Mesa Boogie Strategy 400=>Bergantino NV215 and NV610
  8. I'm happy with what I have now: avalon u5 -> crest lt1000 -> berg ht cabs. It matches my playing style well.

    If I would get anything else at this point it would be a mesa 400+ or svt head with some sort of old school sounding cabs to get that thick non hi-fi tone for the blues classic rock thing.
  9. SteveC

    SteveC Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2004
    North Dakota
    I agree. I am happy with what I have.

    Boss TU-2 Tuner Pedal
    PreSonus Blue Max Compressor
    SansAmp BDDI
    Avalon U5

    QSC PLX 1202 Power Amp

    Bergantino HT112

    For larger gigs (that I don't usually do) another HT112 would be nice.
  10. Aguilar 680 & 728 with a Bergantino NV610

    I have never tried an Eden 550 or a Walter Woods, but i like the idea of a small amp paired with two or three EBS NEO 112.

    Ampeg B-15 combo
  11. Pickebass

    Pickebass Supporting Member

    Jul 12, 2004
    San Antonio, TX
    1. Aguilar DB728/680 with aguilar/ or eden 410 (I have that! -:)
    2. Glockenklang pre/power with Glock 2/12 and 1/15 (heard this you wouldnt' believe the sound)
    3. demeter/with stewart power 2.1 with bergatino 3/10 (almost there)
  12. nonsqtr

    nonsqtr The emperor has no clothes!

    Aug 29, 2003
    Burbank CA USA
    I also have a big Acoustic rig, which serves us very well for certain types of gigs. There's an Acoustic 370, and a pair of 301 cabs. It's definitely an "old school" sound, but it also gets the job done. I like that rig almost as much as I like the WW Ultra with the Bag End's. :)
  13. well, well, well as i´m into combining 2-3 amps/cabs at the same time for the whole fq spectra.

    1. hi-watt 200 +bagend 15" + 15"

    2. ampeg svt(70´s) + berg. 610

    3. mesa walkabout scout 12 + scout 12

    total overkill i know but i´m traveling towards that road!
  14. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    1)small/med - SWR Baby Blue I, EA1x10
    2)med/large - Aggie DB680, Mesa Strategy 500, 2 x Mesa Powerhouse Jrs.
    3)same as 2, but with a 2x15 insted of one of the Powerhouse Jrs.
  15. 1. Pre: Avalon VT-737sp
    Power: QSC PL 224A
    Cabs: 2 Glockenklang Double

    2. Combo: Glockenklang Soul Combo

    3. Head: Mesa/Boogie Stiletto
    Cabs: 2 4x12 Cabs loaded with E-Voice EVM-12L-OEM
  16. Hohoho.

    1. Trace Elliot AH600 GP12SMX with 2 4x10s and 2 1x18s. hohoho

    2. Mesa M-2000, 6x10 road ready and 18" road ready

    3. an extra few power amps to combine the above :hyper: :rolleyes: :p
  17. silky smoove

    silky smoove Supporting Member

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Rig #1: Mesa/Boogie M-Pulse 600 -> Mesa/Boogie Road Ready Powerhouse 1000
    For big gigs when I want Mesa tone.

    Rig #2: Gallien-Krueger 2001RB -> Gallien-Krueger RBX 4x10 and RBX 1x15
    For big gigs when I want GK tone.

    Rig #3: Mesa/Boogie 1x15 Walkabout Scout combo
    For jamming in my bedroom
  18. ceycey


    Dec 22, 2004
    One for all...

    EBS TD650 Head
    EBS 410 and EBS 300 Cabinets
    EBS Black Label Pedals
  19. Big String

    Big String Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2000
    Northwest Indiana
    I'm not sure if there is an ultimate rig.... let alone three of them... :bag:
    Heck, give me one of everything and I'll figure it out and get back to ya. :D
  20. Hi-Fi Rig: Millennia STT-1 + Krell Power Amp + AccuGroove El Whappo

    Big Rig: Aguilar DB680 + QSC PLX1602 x2 + El Whappo x2

    Jazz Rig: Aguilar DB680 + DB728 + Epifani UL410