#1
I've been playing Bass for a few months now and I've been using an amp I bought with my bass (Squier Jazz Bass The Modified 70's one with the natural finish) just for practice mainly. I just recently started browsing the forums and decided to see what the UG Bass Community thought of the amp I'm using (since my bass seems to be recommended for beginners).

I mainly use the amp for practice and will eventually use it for small gigs (nothing to the point where I'd need too loud of a sound). I like using the effects on it to mess around, the main reason I got it was because the guy at guitar center told me that it was a decent entry amp that would work as a practice amp and and would still be useful as I got better. So, I was wondering if this guy knew what he was talking about or should I think about getting a new amp whenever I decide to get a new bass.

Here's the amp:
http://www.guitarcenter.com/Line-6-LowDown-LD150-Combo-Bass-Amp-103666970-i1145776.gc
#2
I personally feel that Line 6 amps (both guitar and bass) sound very sterile and the effects aren't fantastic. I'd much rather spend less on a better sounding non digital amp, and spend a little on a multi FX pedal if I wanted a half hearted mess around with them. However, if you like it, you like it. If you find another amp you like better, get that instead.
#3
agreed. i tried that amp once, actually, and although it did have a decent low end (emphasis on 'decent'), it lacked definition, and the lows were actually pretty muddy.
anyways, its a good beginner amp, but not really that good for anything else but that, and maybe as a practice amp. i'm sure i'm alone here, but i tend to practice un-plugged, at least on bass. just take my fender or ibanez, sit in my room with it, and just play my heart out. i find the people at guitar center not as knowledgeable now as they used to be, ever since they got bought out. where i am, i have to locations on hand (i feel so lucky), but only one of them has anybody worth talking to on staff.
but in this case, yes, you probably found a decent staffer, if not one who is unable to hear good tone.
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#4
I'll probably keep it for a while and upgrade to the Acoustic B200 if I start doing real gigs. Is there a good way to sell a used amp? My first thought is ebay but the shipping costs would be ridiculous to send out an amp.
#5
why not return and buy the Acoustic now? it's 50 bucks cheaper. or sell it used, upgrade now.
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#6
^agree with him.
try craig's list. its not the best way to get money, but no shipping (the person comes to your house)
Fender 72' Deluxe Tele
Schecter Damian Elite 7
Fender '62 Reissue Jazz Bass (MIJ)
Peavey XXX 212 (back on the East Coast)

Macbook Pro 15" Retina
Logic Pro X 10.0.7
Revalver 4
LePou Amp Sims
Ignite Amp Sims
LeCab2
RedWirez Impulses