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Old January 8th, 2013, 09:30 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Speed Daemon View Post
I don't see why you can't plug your electric bass into a guitar amp. Unless it has an integrated preamp in the body, it's pretty much the same high-Z TS plug that most electric guitars use. If anything, I'd think that the output from an electric bass (with its more massive strings) would be greater than that of an electric guitar, which will help you overload the front end for distortion.
That's true, because both my guitar and bass guitar use 1/4" jacks, but my main concern was whether the speaker itself on the guitar amp would vibrate itself apart because of the low frequencies of the bass guitar. I've seen vids on youtube of guitar amplifier speakers that destroy themselves when they are played through with a bass guitar.
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