Phil Jones Bass Cub II BG-110 Combo review

Small, tidy, elegant – and fully featured. Does the new PJB combo achieve the lot?

Phil Jones Bass Cub II combo
(Image: © Phil Jones Bass)

Guitar World Verdict

A very impressive combo at this price, the Cub II BG-110 Combo won't empty your wallet and won't damage your lower back as you haul it up the stairs. But despite its compact frame, it projects a big sound with a wide variety of tones to suit players of all styles.


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    User-friendly controls.

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    Tilted cabinet.

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    Tone range.


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    Size and power limitations past a certain point.

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Lightweight bass combos have become a popular choice in recent years, as more and more of us abandon large and loud amplification in favor of smaller units and in-ear monitoring. 

Our lower backs and wallets love us for this, but then again, we miss the big sounds of the big boxes. Never fear: this Bass Cub II combo from the great Phil Jones Bass fits into the ‘small but perfectly formed’ category, incorporating two independent channels of controls and giving us plenty of settings to play with. Let’s plug and play. 

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