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NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 05:40 AM
I am on a budget and i am looking for the best half stack under $700, preferably over 100 watts. you can still list amps if theyre 100 watts, but it'd be nice to find one over. I also would it to have some nice gain, enough that i don't need a pedal to play pinch harmonics and metal.

ilikeguitar90
11-16-2008, 05:44 AM
are you looking for solid state amps or tube amps? And are you going to be gigging?

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 05:46 AM
are you looking for solid state amps or tube amps? And are you going to be gigging?
Yes, i will be gigging. And it doesn't matter to me which one, i just need a good half stack for under 700.

Survivalism
11-16-2008, 05:52 AM
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Randall-RX120RH-and-RX412-Half-Stack?sku=481735

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NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 05:53 AM
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Randall-RX120RH-and-RX412-Half-Stack?sku=481735

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im wondering how good this amp is, it seems strangely underpriced for an amp like that. Thanks a lot for the help btw

ilikeguitar90
11-16-2008, 06:10 AM
Well if you're gigging, then you should definitely look into tube amps. They sound better when the volume's louder, whereas solid states are the opposite. I'm not too much of a metahead so I can't really help you with WHAT amp to get, but I'm sure other people will also recommend tube amps as well.

And I think that amp is cheap for the wattage for the exact reason I mentioned before, it's solid state and won't sound very good when cranked. But I'm not sure if that's the reason for the pricing.

Anyways good luck!

Archeo Avis
11-16-2008, 06:12 AM
Why, exactly, do you need a half-stack? You will get a far better amp for your money if you look into a combo, especially at your price range.

ale.oliveira
11-16-2008, 06:16 AM
Randall RG50TC.

beats the sh+t out of any solid state half stack

ilikeguitar90
11-16-2008, 06:18 AM
Why, exactly, do you need a half-stack? You will get a far better amp for your money if you look into a combo, especially at your price range.

This guy's right, even in small clubs a 30 watt tube amp combo should easily suffice. 100 watts, especially a 100 watt tube amp, is VERY loud. Jimmy Page used 30 watt tube amps for the sold out 2007 zeppelin reunion tour! And I think he used 100 watt tube amps during zeppelin's peak. How big of gigs exactly are we talking here?

I have a 30 watt tube amp, and I don't even turn the volume knob past 2 when playing in my bedroom with my parents in the house. Even when they're gone, the loudest I'll go is about 3-4. It's ridiculously loud (this coming from a someone who plays drums without any kind of ear protection)

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 06:31 AM
Why, exactly, do you need a half-stack? You will get a far better amp for your money if you look into a combo, especially at your price range.

Well i have a 15 watt marshall microstack (christmas gift, i didnt ask for it) and it is nowhere near loud enough for any type of gig. I haven't really played tube amps i do not think. I just want a very loud amp with a decent amount of gain for under 700 to be more specific i guess. i chose half stacks because when i get the money i was going to get another cab to make it louder. I really do not want the amp to blowout as well.

shadow__666
11-16-2008, 06:44 AM
Randall RG50TC. 50 watts of pure br00tal tube power.

/thread.

jambi_mantra
11-16-2008, 06:47 AM
Well i have a 50 watt marshall microstack (christmas gift, i didnt ask for it) and it is nowhere near loud enough for any type of gig. I haven't really played tube amps i do not think. I just want a very loud amp with a decent amount of gain for under 700 to be more specific i guess. i chose half stacks because when i get the money i was going to get another cab to make it louder. I really do not want the amp to blowout as well.


If you're going tube, you don't need 50, let alone 100 watts.

And adding a cab won't actually make it louder.

Archeo Avis
11-16-2008, 06:54 AM
Well i have a 50 watt marshall microstack (christmas gift, i didnt ask for it) and it is nowhere near loud enough for any type of gig. I haven't really played tube amps i do not think. I just want a very loud amp with a decent amount of gain for under 700 to be more specific i guess. i chose half stacks because when i get the money i was going to get another cab to make it louder. I really do not want the amp to blowout as well.

*sigh*

It's not loud enough because it's a Marshall Microstack. The wattage has absolutely nothing to do with it, nor will adding another cab make a noticeable difference in volume. Even most low wattage (20-30 watt) tube amps will be far more than loud enough to gig with. If you need a clean tone and are for some reason not playing through the PA, you might go for something in the 50+ watt range.

You don't need a half stack.

Robino_Ibanez
11-16-2008, 10:22 AM
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/B52-60Watt-1x12-Tube-Combo?sku=480046
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Randall-RG50TC-50W-1x12-Guitar-Combo-Amp?sku=481197
not halfstacks but great for the price
you can gig with combo amps no problem. as long as they are tube and of decent wattage. 100 watt halfstacks are not needed.

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 10:37 AM
Well i have a 50 watt marshall microstack (christmas gift, i didnt ask for it) and it is nowhere near loud enough for any type of gig. I haven't really played tube amps i do not think. I just want a very loud amp with a decent amount of gain for under 700 to be more specific i guess. i chose half stacks because when i get the money i was going to get another cab to make it louder. I really do not want the amp to blowout as well.

There's a reason why the Microstack is called the MG15MSII.


It's because it's fifteen watts not fifty.


Cabs don't make your amp louder. My 50 watt tube combo is just as loud as a 50 watt stack.

You're never going to use 50 watts to it's full potential, so why bother with 100?

Shinozoku
11-16-2008, 10:40 AM
http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Randall-RX120RH-and-RX412-Half-Stack?sku=481735

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+1 to this. A friend of mine uses this half stack and it kicks some MAJOR ass.

Despite that, the guys above me are right. You really don't need more than 50. And if you've played guitar for more than a year, you should know the Marshall Micro Stacks are only 15 watts, not 50 =/

schecter ftw
11-16-2008, 12:18 PM
I smell a Bugera combo.

sesstreets
11-16-2008, 12:20 PM
I smell a Bugera combo.

I smell fail. Don't get one unless you're prepared for 200 dollars in improvements from fuses to tube replacements.

A Bad Guitarist
11-16-2008, 12:21 PM
... Marshall MG100HDFX?...?
Just kidding, stay away from that thing. It actually comes with a complimentary suck pedal... THAT YOU CANT TURN OFF.

311ZOSOVHJH
11-16-2008, 12:23 PM
... Marshall MG100HDFX?...?
Just kidding, stay away from that thing. It actually comes with a complimentary suck pedal... THAT YOU CANT TURN OFF.
what's up with all your crappy posts?

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 12:31 PM
what's up with all your crappy posts?

:haha


Be nice man, he didn't mean to. He's just trying to be funny is all. :p:

TheEsupremacy
11-16-2008, 12:32 PM
There is only one correct answer to this thread and that is a Bugera halfstack. Period.

Highwaytohell
11-16-2008, 12:39 PM
The only correct answer is NOT A halfstack
Most halfstacks under 1500 are usually shit.

You don't NEED a halfstack. extra cabinets do not make something louder, they change bass response and resonance.

I'd recommend a good tube combo

Randall RG50TC
B-52 AT-100
Bugera 333xl

If you are willing to go used, go with

Used Peavey 5150 / 5150 II
Used Peavey Ultra / Ultra +
Used Peavey XXX
Used Mesa DC-2
Used Mesa F-30 / F-50

darkarbiter7
11-16-2008, 12:41 PM
Randall RG50TC is winrar.

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 12:41 PM
There's a reason why the Microstack is called the MG15MSII.


It's because it's fifteen watts not fifty.


Cabs don't make your amp louder. My 50 watt tube combo is just as loud as a 50 watt stack.

You're never going to use 50 watts to it's full potential, so why bother with 100?


Oh, damn youre right it is 15. My bad. I think i was reading the amount of volts.

Anyways, would a tube 50watt be as loud as say a 100 watt or 125 watt half stack?

Also would the speakers blow out if I played it at excessively high volumes all the time?

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 12:45 PM
Oh, damn youre right it is 15. My bad. I think i was reading the amount of volts.

Anyways, would a tube 50watt be as loud as say a 100 watt or 125 watt half stack?

Also would the speakers blow out if I played it at excessively high volumes all the time?

a 50 watt tube amp can easily keep up with a 150 watt solid state half stack.

I'm guessing you don't know how wattage and volume work so I'll tell you.



If you want an amp that's half as loud as a 100 watt amp, you have to go ten times less. That means, a 10 watt amp is half as loud as a 100 watt amp. In fact, a 50 watt amp is not even audibly quieter than the 100 watt equivalent.

That and a 100 watt amp cranked with 100 percent efficient speakers is well over 130 dB. That's close to a jet plane taking off.


Still convinced you need a 100 watt amp buddy? :p:

seizetheday1103
11-16-2008, 12:48 PM
This guy's right, even in small clubs a 30 watt tube amp combo should easily suffice. 100 watts, especially a 100 watt tube amp, is VERY loud. Jimmy Page used 30 watt tube amps for the sold out 2007 zeppelin reunion tour! And I think he used 100 watt tube amps during zeppelin's peak. How big of gigs exactly are we talking here?

I have a 30 watt tube amp, and I don't even turn the volume knob past 2 when playing in my bedroom with my parents in the house. Even when they're gone, the loudest I'll go is about 3-4. It's ridiculously loud (this coming from a someone who plays drums without any kind of ear protection)


i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice

Highwaytohell
11-16-2008, 12:50 PM
i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice

You probably scoop the shit out of the mids, or in the case of the B-52 set the contour too high so that the MIDS are gone thus destroying your ability to cut through the mix.

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 12:51 PM
i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice

Do you have a blown tube or is your amp retarded? :confused:


My 50 watter drowns out my entire band when I have it at half volume.

schecter ftw
11-16-2008, 12:54 PM
i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice

Your drummer must hit like a f***in monkey then.

TheEsupremacy
11-16-2008, 12:55 PM
Do you have a blown tube or is your amp retarded? :confused:


My 50 watter drowns out my entire band when I have it at half volume.
I'm saying.

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 12:56 PM
I'm saying.

What are you saying? :confused:

nightraven
11-16-2008, 01:01 PM
i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice
you're doing something wrong :p:

mike.h
11-16-2008, 01:01 PM
What the hell is going on in this thread LOL.

In regards to new amps, the Bugera's seem to have fuller and thicker tone than the B-52 and especially the Randall.

schecter ftw
11-16-2008, 01:02 PM
What the hell is going on in this thread LOL

Everything ;)

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 01:05 PM
i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice

This is what I am worried about. Because a really need an amp to be loud as hell, perform with solid gain, and not blow out the speakers. And from what i've heard I think I am going to get a tube amp. Is it just the B-52 AT 112 that's not loud? I really do not want to get the wrong amp again, because my band is going to be recording an E.P. soon, and playing shows once a week in various venues.

Blompcube
11-16-2008, 01:06 PM
Also would the speakers blow out if I played it at excessively high volumes all the time?
no, unless the speaker is rated at a lower wattage than the amps output wattage, which it shouldn't be.

honestly 30 watts tube should be just right if you want nothing but distortion even with a loud drummer, 50 if you want cleans with an especially loud drummer. i don't know what siezetheday1103 is doing wrong, but he's definitely doing something wrong if his 60 watt tube amp isn't loud enough...

mike.h
11-16-2008, 01:08 PM
This is what I am worried about. Because a really need an amp to be loud as hell, perform with solid gain, and not blow out the speakers. And from what i've heard I think I am going to get a tube amp. Is it just the B-52 AT 112 that's not loud? I really do not want to get the wrong amp again, because my band is going to be recording an E.P. soon, and playing shows once a week in various venues.
60 Watts is MORE THAN ENOUGH.

I don't know if that guy plays in an isolation box while the rest of his band is mic'd up to PA's at full blast, but 60 watts dimed is enough to make you deaf.

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 01:08 PM
This is what I am worried about. Because a really need an amp to be loud as hell, perform with solid gain, and not blow out the speakers. And from what i've heard I think I am going to get a tube amp. Is it just the B-52 AT 112 that's not loud? I really do not want to get the wrong amp again, because my band is going to be recording an E.P. soon, and playing shows once a week in various venues.

Venues over here don't let you crank 50 watt amps and over. Why?


TOO LOUD.



I have a 50 watt amp man, it's too loud.


You'll think it's too loud when you get one as well. :p:

311ZOSOVHJH
11-16-2008, 01:08 PM
:haha


Be nice man, he didn't mean to. He's just trying to be funny is all. :p:
I'm trying to be nice. I've held off saying that as it is. He recommended an MG in the 'What Amp Thread' yesterday it was said in seriousness. I'm just saying it doesn't do anyone any good to post just to post.

I support the Randall idea and have been skiddish on the Bugera's. I would look at used gear off Craigslist before anything else. I'd be happy to look too.
:)

steven seagull
11-16-2008, 01:13 PM
i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice
I have a 60 watt tube amp and I've never gigged with it much past 1/4 volume - it's ridiculously loud.

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 01:15 PM
As far as the thread-starter's fear of speakers blowing out:

Don't worry, not at all! Speakers have advanced far beyond what they were 20 years ago not only is there higher wattage supported by each speaker but most speakers can go above and beyond what their max is with a gradual decline in speaker life over time (think over clocking a computer component. You tax it beyond it's point so you lessen it's life but not by much)

The rule of thumb is basically: Unless the speakers "fart" and sound like garbage blasting at you, then you're doing fine.

ryphe
11-16-2008, 01:23 PM
im suprised no one has mentioned the bugera 6260, i have the head+cab and its pure awsomeness. i bought it new for around 700 dollars

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 01:26 PM
im suprised no one has mentioned the bugera 6260, i have the head+cab and its pure awsomeness. i bought it new for around 700 dollars

New? Link. I need to see this so I can facepalm myself.

mike.h
11-16-2008, 01:27 PM
I smell fail. Don't get one unless you're prepared for 200 dollars in improvements from fuses to tube replacements.
You realize it only costs $60 dollars for a matched quad of JJ EL34's, and that fuses are ridiculously cheap to replace anyways?

New? Link. I need to see this so I can facepalm myself.

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`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 01:31 PM
Never mind. I found it at SamAsh.com Face palm avoided!

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 02:02 PM
So, what are the best 50 or 60 watt tube amps then?

I was thinking the Mesa Boogie F-50, i heard mesa's were great for metal. Though i would like to know how does a Mesa f-50 compare to a B-52 AT-112 and a Randall RG50TC?



Pros? Cons?
Thanks

Exo M7
11-16-2008, 02:02 PM
what's up with all your crappy posts?

A Bad Guitarist

???

ryphe
11-16-2008, 02:06 PM
New? Link. I need to see this so I can facepalm myself.

well, i got a really sweet deal on the bugera because i had bought three randall rg50tc's from the same store and they all didn't work, one wouldn't start at all, the second one sounded like shit. and the third one's fuse kept going, so the boss at the store was abit upset because i've been so unlucky and he let me buy the cab + head for 700 dollars (5500 swedish kronorS)

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 02:12 PM
Well I looked on SamAsh and saw the 6260 head was $500 and the cab was an (astounding?) $250. So I didn't face palm very hard. If it was more like $350 each then I would have exploded.

I'd rather have a 6260 head than a TBX150H. But you can't beat $250 + a free 4x12 cab for a nice half stack more than loud enough for a band. lol

/flameshield UP!

DSchmitty
11-16-2008, 02:22 PM
Also would the speakers blow out if I played it at excessively high volumes all the time?
STOP MENTIONING THE GOD DAMN SPEAKERS BLOWING OUT, IT WILL NEVER EVER HAPPEN UNLESS YOUR A ****ING IDIOT: IE. YOUR CABINET IS NOT A HIGHER WATTAGE THEN THE HEAD, OTHER THEN THAT YOU WILL NEVER BLOW YOUR SPEAKERS, AMPS ARE MEANT TO BE CRANKED.

Now that I got your attention, get a tube combo, if you go used you can get some good ones at a cheap price, don't get a solid state you'll regret it down the line.

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 02:28 PM
STOP MENTIONING THE GOD DAMN SPEAKERS BLOWING OUT, IT WILL NEVER EVER HAPPEN UNLESS YOUR A ****ING IDIOT: IE. YOUR CABINET IS NOT A HIGHER WATTAGE THEN THE HEAD, OTHER THEN THAT YOU WILL NEVER BLOW YOUR SPEAKERS, AMPS ARE MEANT TO BE CRANKED.

Now that I got your attention, get a tube combo, if you go used you can get some good ones at a cheap price, don't get a solid state you'll regret it down the line.


Not to be a big douche but, amps really aren't meant to be cranked. It's really hard on them and then tend to break down when they're constantly cranked.


Carry on though. :p:

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 02:28 PM
STOP MENTIONING THE GOD DAMN SPEAKERS BLOWING OUT, IT WILL NEVER EVER HAPPEN UNLESS YOUR A ****ING IDIOT: IE. YOUR CABINET IS NOT A HIGHER WATTAGE THEN THE HEAD, OTHER THEN THAT YOU WILL NEVER BLOW YOUR SPEAKERS, AMPS ARE MEANT TO BE CRANKED.

Now that I got your attention, get a tube combo, if you go used you can get some good ones at a cheap price, don't get a solid state you'll regret it down the line.

That isn't true. They can blow from old age or excess heat or vibration. And the cabinet doesn't necessarily have to be higher than the head. Just not excessively lower.

mike.h
11-16-2008, 02:28 PM
So, what are the best 50 or 60 watt tube amps then?

I was thinking the Mesa Boogie F-50, i heard mesa's were great for metal. Though i would like to know how does a Mesa f-50 compare to a B-52 AT-112 and a Randall RG50TC?



Pros? Cons?
Thanks
The Mesa F-50 is miles ahead of the B-52 and Randall. Both the B-52 and Randall sound very average to my ears.

Here are the amps I would look at:

Bugera 333XL
Bugera 6262
Mesa F-50
Peavey 5150/6505

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 03:00 PM
The Mesa F-50 is miles ahead of the B-52 and Randall. Both the B-52 and Randall sound very average to my ears.

Here are the amps I would look at:

Bugera 333XL
Bugera 6262
Mesa F-50
Peavey 5150/6505


Where can i find the Mesa F-50 online? I have googled it but I can not find it.

Shinozoku
11-16-2008, 03:04 PM
eBay or Craigslist.

sjones
11-16-2008, 03:23 PM
Depends on how much versatility you need.
Personally, I recommend the Bugera 6262. I believe it's their best amp, especially if you're looking for metal or hard rock tones. Great lead and OD tones, and great cleans, especially in a metal amp.
You could probably just get a used cab. That's how I would go. Also, I don't know how many other people feel about them, and I'm not quite sure of the price off the top of my head, but the Line 6 Spider Valve head was pretty decent IMO. Not a fan of the shitty solid state Spiders, but I got to spend a little time with this amp in a studio, and it sounded pretty good.
I'm not too familiar with the Randalls in your price range, but I've always liked Randall products for Metal. Also the B-52 AT series is pretty good. Also, if you're not using any cleans, and going for more of a Marshall tone, I like the Peavey Windsor. You will need an OD (Bad Monkeys are 40 bucks, which is very possible with the money you save on the price of this amp) to push it into modern tones, but I loved the tone I got from it. Also, the Peavey Valveking is an option, and has a pretty good clean channel to boot.

Just depends what you need from the amp. Answer that and we should be able to point you in the right direction.

I say Bugera 6262.

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 03:33 PM
eBay or Craigslist.
Why not new on a website? I don't get it.

ilikeguitar90
11-16-2008, 03:33 PM
i have a 60 watt tube amp and its not even loud enough for band practice

there is NO WAY a 60 watt tube amp wouldn't be loud enough for band practice. I'm sure many people will agree with me on this too. You're doing something wrong man.

Ghold125
11-16-2008, 03:33 PM
:facepalm:
because there not in production anymore...

Highwaytohell
11-16-2008, 03:37 PM
:facepalm:
because there not in production anymore...

That and mesa does not sell amps online in the US

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 03:57 PM
Would this be a good choice? BU-6260-212

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 06:45 PM
anyone

Brendan.Clace
11-16-2008, 07:04 PM
You guys are like a swarm of ****ing rats on this guy because he wants a metal half stack for gigging.

Given, his budget isnt exactly the biggest for what he is looking for, we should be trying to help him out, not arguing whether he knows what hes talking about or not. Let's help educate the guy before jumping down his throat.

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 07:40 PM
You guys are like a swarm of ****ing rats on this guy because he wants a metal half stack for gigging.

Given, his budget isnt exactly the biggest for what he is looking for, we should be trying to help him out, not arguing whether he knows what hes talking about or not. Let's help educate the guy before jumping down his throat.

The form of "education" that takes place around UG is "You're a stupid **** for liking that amp, you should quit playing guitar 'cause you saw that solid-state. What's your budget so I can recommend you the same amp that everyone else recommends around here."

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 07:45 PM
The form of "education" that takes place around UG is "You're a stupid **** for liking that amp, you should quit playing guitar 'cause you saw that solid-state. What's your budget so I can recommend you the same amp that everyone else recommends around here."

I would be bitter too if I owned a Toneblaster. :p:

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 07:48 PM
I would be bitter too if I owned a Toneblaster. :p:

Really? I like it quite a bit. Is the seat on that bandwagon nice and warm?

H4T3BR33D3R
11-16-2008, 07:49 PM
Really? I like it quite a bit. Is the seat on that bandwagon nice and warm?

No, but my seat on good tone is. ;)

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 08:06 PM
You really must feel stupid not being able to like your own sound, but instead having to receive approval from your peers. :rolleyes:

Rojam
11-16-2008, 08:09 PM
I play through a Crate FlexWave 120 watts, not bad, but not as loud as it should be

Darkice
11-16-2008, 08:35 PM
5150 is amazing get it used for 600-700 All Tube, 120w

al112987
11-16-2008, 08:36 PM
I can drown out a drummer with my 30-35 watt JTM45 on 5 (though that is when it really peaks in volume), I think anything around 50 watts will be fine, especially if you go with a 6L6 power section.

Good luck finding a good half stack under $700, especially if you're buying new, because it probably won't happen.

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 09:23 PM
I play through a Crate FlexWave 120 watts, not bad, but not as loud as it should be

Adjust your EQ, my TBX only runs at 100w since the cabinet is 8ohm's not 4. But with proper EQing I am perfectly online with a very powerful drummer, guitar and bass.

Kevin Saale
11-16-2008, 09:35 PM
No, but my seat on good tone is. ;)

Good amps tend to have that effect.

stratguy335
11-16-2008, 10:08 PM
Well i have a 50 watt marshall microstack (christmas gift, i didnt ask for it) and it is nowhere near loud enough for any type of gig. I haven't really played tube amps i do not think. I just want a very loud amp with a decent amount of gain for under 700 to be more specific i guess. i chose half stacks because when i get the money i was going to get another cab to make it louder. I really do not want the amp to blowout as well.

Get a tube combo. I made the same mistake that you're about to and bought an absolutely horrible amp who's name I won't mention to avoid being bashed. Now nobody wants to buy it from me and I just bought a Vox AC30 reissue because it's just as loud as the 100 watt solid state half stack, and sounds 789078249547890 times better. Worst case scenario, you can use pedals to get more gain, and mic it, because wherever you play they should have a half decent P.A.

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 10:14 PM
stratguy335: You can't say that and not tell us what amp it is...

stratguy335
11-16-2008, 10:19 PM
It was an MG half stack. The biggest waste of money ever. One of the worst purchases I've ever made in my life.

`digitaL.braVo
11-16-2008, 10:21 PM
'Long as you're all the better from it.

sjones
11-16-2008, 10:44 PM
^^^I think someone here is taking UG a little too serious. We're suggesting amps based on what he is looking for. Amps that we have played or owned. I've played every amp I've suggested to the TS.
If you're happy with your solid state, amp, that's fine with me, and hell, probably fine with everyone else. However, bashing people because they are suggesting good, tube amps, not some solid state that's UBERKEWLZORS because it's rated at some incredibly high wattage and most likely sounds like ass (Fender Metalhead, Marshall MG, for examples) is just plain immature and retarded. If he didn't want opinions, he would have never posted.

I swear to god in 5 years of coming here to UG, I swear the immaturity and ignorance levels have been much higher lately.

nutinpwnsgibson
11-16-2008, 10:50 PM
good combo amp > shitty half stack. and unless were talking SS here, you dont need 100 watts

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 11:37 PM
good combo amp > shitty half stack. and unless were talking SS here, you dont need 100 watts


what is SS?

NailgunMassacre
11-16-2008, 11:39 PM
It was an MG half stack. The biggest waste of money ever. One of the worst purchases I've ever made in my life.
Yes, this was the first amp i was going to get before i did any research. I do not think will be getting this amp any more.

mike.h
11-16-2008, 11:50 PM
To answer your question earlier, yes, the 6260 would be a good choice.

If you can try them out, look at the 333XL as well.

nutinpwnsgibson
11-17-2008, 04:38 PM
what is SS?

SS stands for solid state