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Old 01-04-2013, 05:55 AM   #1
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suggestions

i have a marshall mg15fx and i want to upgrade my amp. im getting a used vox ad30vt for $200. is it a worthwhile upgrade? how is the vox? i have an ibanez rg370dx and a boss me25. i play stuff like metallica gnr iron maiden etc
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:14 AM   #2
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I wouldn't really consider that an upgrade, it's more of a horizontal shift if anything.

Where are you located?
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:11 AM   #3
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islamabad, pakistan. which amp would u recommend?
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:17 AM   #4
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Maybe a Peavey ValveKing, if you can afford one. I'm not sure what's available to you or how much stuff costs where you are, but the VK is a pretty decent amp for cleans and mid gain tones, and is very inexpensive, at least over here.
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itll cost me about $500 an a bit out of my range. how about the peavey vypr 30watt? and by the way which upgrade should i go for first? my effects processor? my guitar pickups or the amp?
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Your amp will have by far the biggest impact on your sound. Everything else just sort of supplements what your amp is doing.

Vypyr 30s are good, but you may want to consider saving up more and getting out of the practice amp range, since you already have a practice amp.

Is there a used market at all where you live?
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no there isnt a used market.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:27 PM   #8
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itll cost me about $500 an a bit out of my range. how about the peavey vypr 30watt? and by the way which upgrade should i go for first? my effects processor? my guitar pickups or the amp?



What is your 'range'? Is $200 your limit?

Guitar Center ships to Pakistan, and they have several used Valvekings available for $200. You could call them and discuss shipping costs.

A used Vypyr 60 would be another possibility.

As mentioned above, get a decent amp, then worry about the rest.
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my range is around $350. The stuff guitar center ships to pakistan are brands ive never even heard of like some kustom kg412 amp.
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Old 01-07-2013, 01:03 PM   #10
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my range is around $350. The stuff guitar center ships to pakistan are brands ive never even heard of like some kustom kg412 amp.


Actually Kustom makes a couple of decent small amps, but will they (GC) not ship you used gear?

You can get Bugera and the V22 would be a significant upgrade for you.
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Laney LC15 or Cub, push it with a joyo vintage overdrive.
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