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Picked up this weight friendly (47 lbs) combo yesterday.
300 watts/8 ohm, 500 watts/ 4 ohm.
It's been on kijiji for quite a while at a reasonable price and I contacted
the owner last Wednesday telling him that I'll be in his area (yesterday).
He accepted $100 less than asking price from me with no prompting on
my part because he liked how cordial and polite my email to him was.
I'll be putting it through it's paces at tomorrow's jam.
Can't wait.

My knees are soooooooo happy. lol.


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Congrats!

Looks like a great combo and is exactly what you were looking for
(logically, or you wouldn't have driven that far and bought it...DOH...LOL!).

300/500 watts of power should keep you going for quite some time.

ENJOY!

Cheers

Dave
 

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The one Markbass rig I tried, I liked the amp but not the cab (for some reasons modern 4x10s do not agree with me). These were a huge buzz when they came out, that I remember.

Anyway congrats; looks like a good score.
 

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Funny, in my 2 years of bass gear exploration I've yet to even plug into a MarkBass. That thing looks to have about everything a guy would need in a nice small package. Congrats
 
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I only plugged into a Mark once, years ago, at the Rehearsal Factory in Mississauga.
It was hooked up to a 410 and I was playing a Vantage bass through it.
Man! It blew me away! And that was a Little Mark 250.
 

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I have heard many many times that a MakBass is designed to play a Fender Precision Bass.
I still have mine ( came close to selling but no cigar yet..)
Cammon Larry lets make the deal on that cheap tele you have.
Maybe we can do the swap thing to see if we like the instruments on both sides.

just thinking our loud...congrats on a nice bass amp.
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Nice, congrats!

I have the head that you'd played through before, the 250 watt, through a 4x10 and really like it.
Lot's of punch. These guy make great little rigs.
 

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I only plugged into a Mark once, years ago, at the Rehearsal Factory in Mississauga.
It was hooked up to a 410 and I was playing a Vantage bass through it.
Man! It blew me away! And that was a Little Mark 250.
LOL, that's the same rig I used at the downtoen RF.
 
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If I have time, I'll be buying a large can of black spray paint tomorrow...
I'll get back to you in a few days....
Throw a 'badass' bridge on it and then I'll give it serious consideration.
I don't like those bent steel ones that come stock.
 
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I jammed with it tonight and Man .. does this puppy Rock!
I never heard such clear/loud/articulate notes come out of my fingers before.
She's a beaut!
 
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