Fender scaling back?

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Fender scaling back?

Post by foal30 » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:58 pm

http://www.mi-pro.co.uk/news/read/genz- ... axe/018157

few SWR and Genz-Benz users here.
I remember buying my first SWR amp and feeling proud as punch.
Then the pain of realizing at Band practice it was only half the volume of the previous rig :P
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Re: Fender scaling back?

Post by pins » Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:24 pm

That's the way the big boys play,buy the competition,then simply shut them down.I have a feeling Sunn met the same fate.
My Shuttle 9 has been a great amp and done loads of work,been just as impressed with the Uber cab ..... well that was until Harley showed up with 2 BFM cabs.

Sign of the times :cry:

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Re: Fender scaling back?

Post by Harley » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:12 pm

pins wrote:Sign of the times :cry:
True - but think of it this way;

Now there's an opening for some niche market amps to be made, if you have the chops to design one :D that is
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Re: Fender scaling back?

Post by T-Dub » Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:24 pm

Genz-benz being axed would be a massive, epic failure.

One of the few brands that seem to really be connecting with modern bassplayers.

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