I'm looking at getting my first real tube amp sometime soon here (in the next month) and have seen several of these Bassman 50 heads pop up on eBay that routinely go for less than $300. Sometimes even around the $200 range. Can anybody explain to me why they tend to go for so little?
I play guitar in my church's college/20's worship band and want to rely on my pedals (Keeley BD-2 and TS-808) for overdriven tones while using some tastefully added chorus, flange and rotary sims in there from time to time. When no effects are run through it, I want something that has beautiful silky clean tone, but that can sing even louder and more beautifully with my pedals before it.
Any ideas what cabinet would be best? I have no interest in getting a 4x12, but would be far more content with a 2x12. Maybe a cabinet with JBL's?? Is there something else that would be better suited to it? Maybe a Traynor cab or something. I've seen them for pretty reasonable prices. Basically, I don't want to break the $400 mark if I can help it.
Can anybody enlighten me on this??
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