What's your rig?

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Re: What's your rig?

Post by basshead56 » Mon May 21, 2012 9:05 am

foal30 wrote:missing A string from '70s necked Precision :)
what's the story there?
That's my almost finished 73 Precision. just had her refinished in classic black (string cracked while adjusting the bridge saddles-it was old though!)

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Fenderfan wrote:What model is that in the top picture, on the far right with the single tone/volume control? Looked a little mustang-ish??
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by Mr Bass Man » Sun Jun 24, 2012 9:34 pm

Hello Guys & Gals - I'm pretty new here but my rig is as follows
Bass: Ibanez TR Expressionist 4 string active
Amp: Warwick Profet 5.1 500w head, Warwick 600w 8ohm Cabinet
I'll try to post some photos if there's somewhere on this site I can post photos??
Cheers!
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by martyforrer » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:39 am

Just link them to here from Photobucket.

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Re: What's your rig?

Post by Mr Bass Man » Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:40 pm

Mr Bass Man wrote:Hello Guys & Gals - I'm pretty new here but my rig is as follows
Bass: Ibanez TR Expressionist 4 string active
Amp: Warwick Profet 5.1 500w head, Warwick 600w 8ohm Cabinet
I'll try to post some photos if there's somewhere on this site I can post photos??
Cheers!
Ok added a couple of pics..... ignore the incredibly handsome bloke playing the bass - my rig is behind him! LOL!
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by musiconline » Wed Jul 25, 2012 8:46 pm

Been through a few rigs over the years:

SWR SM900 head with Goliath Snr cab: awesome power that I could never use, and couldn't quite get the vintage vibe I was looking for

Traynor YBA 200 all valve head with YBX1510 cab: awesome vintage tone and more than enough power, but a heavy rig to shift, lost it in a fire at our practice room

Current: Markbass CMD103H Combo: this one ticks all the boxes for me, great tone, plenty of power for what I need (400W), and light enough not to stuff the back getting it to the gig (28.7kg) wheels also help here...

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Re: What's your rig?

Post by Willbot » Thu Dec 13, 2012 11:59 am

I've just assembled my first 'quality' lineup of bass gear.

I'm currently running a

USA G&L L2000 (Loving it, very versatile).
Ashdown ABM Evo II C210T (2x10 combo) - 575w
Ashdown ABM Evo II 410T Cab

It's a great set up in my opinion. Very punchy with the 6x10 configuration. I like having the flexibility of a combo and extension cab as opposed to seperate cab and head. Having over 500w at your fingertips in a combo means you never run out of headroom. Plus, Ashdown just looks darn cool and the UK stuff is built like a brick sh*t house.

I've been told by a lot of people in the know that mixing drivers (i.e. pairing a 15" or a 12" with 10" drivers) is a bad idea. Although my rig has a lot of low end, I was thinking that in a big gig situation the addition of a sub could be very worthwhile to handle the super low frequencies. My amp has a sub-out. I was wondering if anyone had any experience adding a subwoofer into their rig and what the end result was... too boomy? just right?
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by Jake » Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:07 pm

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After months of saving, I am finally the proud owner of a brand new Gallien Krueger 410RBH to go with my GK head unit :)
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by Mr Bass Man » Wed Jul 17, 2013 10:15 pm

I splurged out and bought an Ashdown ABM EVO 900 III head - great tone and plenty of volume
looking at getting an Ashdown 4x10 to go with it
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by greghr » Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:58 pm

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So my rationale for all these purchases was that next year our happy household may be back to one income (mine) so i thought I would get myself set up now with some performing gear while I've got access to some 'spare' funds, with the goal that performing in public may become a more regular occurrence as I get to be a better player, or get much older, whichever comes first, Venetian blinds for the bedroom windows come next - guess who wants those?

I'm enjoying the flexibility of both amp heads in playing around with the sound and the Hartke Hydrive cab is lovely and clear and crisp and whatever else I want it to be. The Ibanez BTB 675 is great fun to play, a little heavy maybe, but the tonal possibilities with all this gear are there for my finding them. The Fender American Standard and the Jack Casady sound great through the Hartke 550 on passive mode also.

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Re: What's your rig?

Post by Mr Bass Man » Wed Oct 23, 2013 1:50 pm

what is that cab like - do you get a good full sound?
I am interested mainly because I like the silver grill and they are are a little smaller than my Warwick 4x10 and will probably fit in the car without me having to put the seats down all the time.
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by greghr » Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:53 pm

Mr Bass Man wrote:what is that cab like - do you get a good full sound?
I am interested mainly because I like the silver grill and they are are a little smaller than my Warwick 4x10 and will probably fit in the car without me having to put the seats down all the time.
I haven't yet really cranked it up yet in a public performing space, but it does do nice things to the mid tones. I would describe the cab as clear and crisp with a good amount of sustain. It's not flat or boomy. The cab is easily lift-able also.
I wouldn't say it has a big low down bottom end though as the neo dynamium speakers have a brightness about them.

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Re: What's your rig?

Post by T-Dub » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:14 pm

Current rig is an Orange AD200b Mk3 head into a Genz Benz Neo 212T.
Super loud and super awesome.

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Re: What's your rig?

Post by foal30 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 4:55 pm

not sure on the speakers but yes the Orange Amp is magic
will buy one one day for sure
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by nightmares » Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:17 pm

Warwick Hellborg!!!!!!!! Could have got a new car or deposit on house but had to do what is most important. Bass! ha ha

Im using Shure ULXD digital wireless then the rest is Hellborg with Darkglass distortion for dirty.
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Re: What's your rig?

Post by Mr Bass Man » Fri Feb 28, 2014 10:32 pm

LOL! like who needs a car or a house?? .... as you said bass gear is way more important!
that probably explains why I don't have much gear... I've got a car and a hefty Auckland mortgage... :lol:
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