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  • Please help me choose an amp for a present - ideas wanted!

    Howdy, bass cats!

    My name is Fitch - greetings from the Drum Forum! *insert secret fellow rhythm section handshake*

    I was hoping y'all could help me pick out a new bass head for a good friend - it's a surprise present. The guy is an experienced bassist and guitarist without a bass head. He

    Music, music, I hear music
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    GK MB Fusion. $700 (get a 15% off coupon somewhere and drop it more).

    3 12AX7s in the pre, same standard GK EQ section, 500w @ 4, 350 @ 8, about 5 pounds.


    I want one soon.

    PDP CX 12-14-22, Pork Pie Big Black Snare
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    • ThudMaker
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      What's the cab?

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    Genz Benz Shuttle 6.0.    It has 600 watts into 4 ohms, and a 12AX7 tube pre.  It weighs 3.5 lbs.  His back will thank you.......


    Basses -
    MTD KZ-5
    MTD Artist 5
    Ibanez SRT-800DX
    Spector NS-2 (korean)
    Peavey G bass

    Rig -
    Genz Benz Shuttle 6.0 atop two Phil Jones Bass 4b 4X5 cabs


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