Re: Good Gear

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Posted by Gary Granger on February 08, 2000 at 11:30:26:

In Reply to: Good Gear posted by Jack Salem on December 27, 1999 at 19:23:11:

: Currently looking into acquiring an amp for a Fender Electric P-Bass. Would
: anyone be so good as to inform me of a good model to look for or a few pros
: and cons concerning different names? Any help is appreciated.

: Thanks!

: Jack

Hey man,

I play a Fender Stu Hamm Urge thru a SWR Super Redhead combo (2x10”+horn) and 1 x 15” Son-of-Bertha cab. Sounds great and I’m still tweeking the sound more and more. But hell, I paid ‘bout $2000.00 for this rig.

Then I was thumbing through a Bass Player Mag and saw and add for Carvin’s combo (it’s called the “red eye” or something) . An R600 head (600W bridged) w/ tube pre-amp, 2-8” and 1-15” speakers, parametric and graphic EQ’s, built-in compressor and you can run it bi-amped if you want. All of this for ‘bout $800.00 + change.

Now you may not be able to test drive it but, it sure looks like a lot of bang for the buck. If I had to do it over again, I would seriosly look at this amp.


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