Let's talk about the amps, effects, etc… that you use with your Vigier, tell us how you get your sound.
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at the moment i play it through the Hartke HA3500 350W amp with Hartke XL cabinets. Unfortunately it doesn't make the Excess justice.
So now I'm looking for a full on Rock sound with grinding basses, clear heights and the ability to handle the occasional slap, overdrive/fuzz/distortion or hammering sub-bass.
All in all I would hope for a great sounding versatile amp. I don't really care how much power the amp has.
Hope for some great suggestons :)
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Hello. I don't have the Roger Glover model, but I have had an Excess for almost 9 years. Personally I think that the Excess sounds best when played through a hybrid/all valve amp that doesn't have a lot of pre-shapes and extra eq which in my opinion detracts from the natural sound of the bass itself.
Currently I'm using a Trace Elliot v6 which produces a massive sound. Other amps I have tried with success are a Mesa Boogie Walkabout and EBS Fafner.
The best thing to do however is just play a lot of amps and see which one you like best. There are so many great amps being made just now and an Excess will sound great through all of them.
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I'm not a bass player but I have a friend who has both Vigier and Specter basses and would play them thru a Taurus amp. He has such a high esteem of the amp.