Update: Thanks to everyone who entered! We’re thrilled to announce the winners: Darrell S. (grand prize), Fred W. (second prize) and Ed M. (third prize). A huge thanks to Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear and La Bella for putting on such a stellar contest!
Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear, La Bella and No Treble are teaming up for an ultimate Robert “Bubby” Lewis bass gear giveaway! Three lucky winners will be selected in a random drawing on June 24, 2016. Good luck!
One lucky winner will receive a Gallien-Krueger CX410/MB Fusion 800 bass head/cabinet combo, a MTD Kingston Saratoga Deluxe, a Gruv Gear GigBlade Sliver Gig Bag, Gruv Gear SoloStrap Neo 4.0, and a set of La Bella Low Tension Flexible Flats LTF-5A bass strings.
The 2nd prize winner will receive a Gallien-Krueger CX115/MB200 combo and a Gruv Gear Club Bag Stealth gig bag.
The 3rd place winner will receive Gruv Gear FretWraps, Gallien-Krueger Swag and No Treble sticker packs.
Robert “Bubby” Lewis
Robert “Bubby” Lewis is one of the most respected bassists in the industry and he relies on these companies to help capture his sound. Robert has played and recorded bass for a number of music industry powerhouse artists including Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Lupe Fiasco, Tha Game, Kim Burrel, The Clarke Sisters, AI, Stevie Wonder and many more. Being a huge fan of Japanese anime, comic books, video games and all things nerdy, Robert has been blessed to create various music compositions for companies such as FUNimation Entertainment and Marvel Entertainment. He is currently in Japan touring with A.I.
Gallien-Krueger MB Fusion 800 Bass Head
The Gallien-Krueger MB Fusion 800 has an all-tube preamp grafted onto the power amp section of the MB800. The MB Fusion 800 also gives you powerful tone-shaping options, including an active 4-band EQ that’s equipped with a contour switch, as well as a footswitchable boost control that lets you kick in extra punch when you need it. Sculpt your tone with the 4-band active EQ and contour controls, and then add just the right amount of growl with GK’s gain control. At five and a half pounds, the MB Fusion 800 packs in more than 100 watts per pound. Plus, it’s small and lightweight enough to fit in your gig bag. Learn more.
Gallien-Krueger CX410 4×10 Bass Cabinet
GK has built the CX 410 bass cab for maximum efficiency with a quartet of 10″ cast-frame ceramic woofers loaded in a compact feather-weight enclosure you’ll stand a good chance of fitting into your car.The CX 410 is one of the smallest, lightest 4 x 10″ cabs ever made. If you need to move air onstage, 10″ speakers are a proven way to do it with powerful bottom end and articulation. By minimizing the size and reducing the weight of the classic 4 x 10″ cab, Gallien-Krueger has done bassists a huge favor. With the CX 410, you can play stadiums without a crew of roadies. Learn more.
Gallien-Krueger MB200 Bass Head
Whether you need a small-footprint amplifier head for your studio or a lightweight chassis for your on-the-go bass rig, you’re going to love the MB200. This tiny, lightweight amplifier virtually defines the Gallien-Krueger philosophy of providing products that meet the real needs of real musicians. The MB200 is one of the smallest bass heads in its class, but it doesn’t skimp on important features. A 4-band EQ lets you dial in exactly the tone you want, and a switchable 10dB pad lets you hit the MB200 with the hottest active pickups. It is 200Watts and weighs only 2 pounds!
Gallien-Krueger CX115 1×15 Bass Cabinet
The Gallien-Krueger CX 115 bass cabinets are compact and leightweight, making them incredibly easy to lug to the gig. The CX 115 is a great partner for the MB series of heads, giving you plenty of power for the gig without breaking your back. Gallien-Krueger loaded the CX 115 bass cabinet with proprietary ceramic drivers and high-frequency horns to create a wide-ranging and balanced sound that will fill the room. GK has built the CX 115 bass cab for maximum efficiency, with a single 15″ cast-frame ceramic woofer loaded in a compact feather-weight enclosure you’ll stand a good chance of fitting into your car. Learn more.
MTD Kingston Saratoga Deluxe Bass
The MTD Kingston Saratoga Deluxe picks up where the old-school Saratoga left off by adding active electronics and a flamed maple top. It retains Michael Tobias’ innovations like the asymmetrical neck, the Quick Release Bridge, and the Buzz Feiten Tuning System. Stunning looks and gig-friendly active/passive flexibility make this a versatile tool for any bass player. An Active/Passive switch couples the great sounding passive hum-cancelling J pickups directly to the output and engages the passive tone control which is concentric with the volume pot. When in the active mode, the 3-band preamp takes over, with Bass, Mid, and Treble controls offering cut/boost at just the right frequencies. Learn more.
Gruv Gear SoloStrap Neo 4.0
The new SoloStrap Neo was designed with one thing in mind: To be the most comfortable padded single guitar strap you’ll ever own! Comes in two widths: The 4.0 model (4″ wide) helps ease the weight of heavier instruments such as basses and solid-body guitars, while the 2.5 model (2.5″ wide) offers ample cushion for lighter instruments. Both models feature thick anti-fatigue, double-layered neoprene coupled with durable faux leather, with limited stretch to avoid that bothersome “bungee” bouncy effect. Our easy rivet-based length adjustment system offers the widest length range, from 38″ to 50″, and all the way to 62″ with the optional extra long tail. Learn more.
Gruv Gear FretWraps Wood 3-Pack String Muters
Finally, a professional string dampener / muting accessory that every studio, session player, and tapping aficionado should have! Slide on a FretWrap to effectively cut overtones and sympathetic resonance during recording, live performance, two-hand tapping, or any creative situation where you need that extra muting hand for cleaner takes without the unwanted string noise or ringing. The adjustable strap lets you fine-tune the pressure and dampening of the strings. Quickly slides over the headstock when not in use. No special guitar modification, installation, or tools required – Yet amazingly effective! Learn more.
Gruv Gear GigBlade Sliver For Bass
Meet the new standard in slim and lightweight gig bags. The GigBlade Sliver is a slice of the original but still a cut above the rest. Continuing with the side-carry convenience of the GigBlade, the Sliver introduces a patent-pending invisible “yin-yang” neck brace that secures your instrument automatically when closing the bag. Smart, quick, and über cool. Stay nimble and gig-ready across town and around the world with the new GigBlade Sliver. Learn more.
Gruv Gear Club Bag Stealth
A jetsetter’s ultimate carry-on, the Club Bag takes airport checkpoint convenience to a new level. From Milan to Mazatlan to Manhattan, experience first-class storage for all your tech and travel essentials. Its patent-pending ScanFly™ laptop system allows the ingenious laptop sleeve (sold separately) to be flipped out and ready for x-ray scanning, while keeping your laptop safely tethered and protected. The spacious “glove box” compartment and dual locker doors ensure quick access to all your essentials, further organized by removable soft shelves exclusive in the Venue Series. The Club Bag is compatible to attach to our Krane AMG carts and most luggage handles to make travel even easier! Learn more.
La Bella Low Tension Flexible Flats LTF-5A Bass Strings
La Bella Strings is taking a new approach to flat wound bass strings; the result is the LIGHT TENSION FLEXIBLE FLATS series. Using the same techniques that have made the Deep Talkin’ Bass Stainless Steel Flat Wounds the best-selling flat wound set on the market, La Bella has adjusted the construction to create a lighter and more flexible alternative to our classic heavier flats. The Light Tension Flexible Flats deliver the same classic sound but without the floppy-string effect associated with other light tension flat wound strings. These hand-wound and hand-polished strings are equipped with round cores for flexibility, and narrower ribbon wire to achieve that unrivaled smooth feeling uniquely characteristic to La Bella Strings. Learn more.
Please note: This contest is open to residents of all countries (except where laws prohibit entry). Winners outside of the U.S. will be responsible for shipping and related costs (i.e. VAT).
Contest Rules: This contest is designed as a promotion for Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear and La Bella and is void where prohibited. Three winners will be randomly chosen from the submissions received. One entry per person, and a valid email address is required. Participants must be of legal age, and this contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, the entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Gallien-Krueger, MTD, Gruv Gear and La Bella and No Treble from any and all liabilities claims and actions. The prize carries no warranty. No purchase necessary.
Winners will be notified by email on June 24, 2016.