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    GM40 for live Pub gigs?

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    Graham G

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    GM40 for live Pub gigs?

    Post by Graham G on Sun May 14, 2017 9:03 am

    I don't know if the GM40 been around long enough,but if it has,is anybody using one in Pub Band world,with a Drummer etc?,if so is it loud enough?.
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    billgwx

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    Re: GM40 for live Pub gigs?

    Post by billgwx on Sun May 14, 2017 5:29 pm

    Two weekends ago it was plenty loud in a small club with a hard hitting drummer behind me. Keep in mind that a 100W amp isn't 2.5 times louder than a 40W amp, it's probably only about 1.25 times louder...
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    Graham G

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    Re: GM40 for live Pub gigs?

    Post by Graham G on Mon May 15, 2017 2:45 am

    billgwx wrote:Two weekends ago it was plenty loud in a small club with a hard hitting drummer behind me. Keep in mind that a 100W amp isn't 2.5 times louder than a 40W amp, it's probably only about 1.25 times louder...

    Thanks,i only have a 30 watt Amp,but it has 2 x 6L6's,but from my AC30 days,i remember 4 x EL84's delivered 30 watts,& the 30 watt Amp i have now handles gigs a lot easier than the AC30.
    So i was just curious & thanks for replying.
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    Re: GM40 for live Pub gigs?

    Post by giosef on Mon May 15, 2017 8:00 am

    Hi!
    I use the GM 40 for smaller gigs with a George Dennis 1x12 (Carvin GT12 100W loudspeaker), and with the power soak I trim in the watts I need.
    For more large venue (or outside), I use a H&K 2x12.
    In both case the volume is really loud!
    And if its not enough, remember to use the RED BOX directly in the P.A.!
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    Graham G

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    Re: GM40 for live Pub gigs?

    Post by Graham G on Mon May 15, 2017 8:29 am

    Thanks,giosef.Yes i always mic up,it's just on stage volume i'm interested in,sounds like it shouldn't be a problem.
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    davidteas1

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    Re: GM40 for live Pub gigs?

    Post by davidteas1 on Mon May 15, 2017 9:42 am

    Been using the GM40 for a few fly gigs lately - small to mid size clubs. I use it for stage sound and I use the redbox for the PA - works well - not as round and full of a sound as my Orange Rockerverb, but it also doesn't weigh 55lbs!!
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    Graham G

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    Re: GM40 for live Pub gigs?

    Post by Graham G on Mon May 15, 2017 11:03 am

    davidteas1 wrote:Been using the GM40 for a few fly gigs lately - small to mid size clubs.  I use it for stage sound and I use the redbox for the PA - works well - not as round and full of a sound as my Orange Rockerverb, but it also doesn't weigh 55lbs!!

    I use a Rocker 30C,i was afraid the base sound of the GM40 might suffer a bit in comparison,but,i'd like to get one of these to work for me,i'd like to have all the features before i whither away with old age,even if i won't have a clue how to use them Laughing .

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