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Posted by Dave (220.127.116.11) on November 18, 2002 at 13:44:26:
In Reply to: Re: ampeg portabass series/swr black beauty: feedback posted by Twisted on November 15, 2002 at 01:00:06:
He is right about the Ampeg being more of a muddy/bluesy tone and the SWR being a little more crisp and defined. What I have seen is that SWR has reliability problems, unless you purchase the more expensive units. Also, try looking at GK for definition/clarity/value. They are even more defined for jazz/funk and are better built than SWR. There is a reason why so many jazz players use the Microbass and 1001RB combos/heads.
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