jdpeyton2012
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#1
I know this topic has been beat to death but i'll ask any how. I am an intermidiate guitar player ready to step up to a better amp looking to spend between 500-800 new or used does not matter. I do not want a amp with a bunch of banked presets just a straight forward pedal hungry amp that does a little of everything from metal to country and back again can anyone help me out. my current guitar line up is a tele ec1000 an a jackson dk2m
Charvel1995
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#2
Peavey Vyper tube 60?
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jdpeyton2012
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#3
I think i'll shoot for something else I dont like the programable amps. I use to have a line 6 an could not stand it but thanks for the advice
gerraguitar
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#4
well a fender hot rod would be a good choice but you wouldn't get naatural amp distortion out of it. fender amps are great for pedals, and if you don't care if you don't have true high gain amp distortion then you'll be fine. are you gigging?
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Quote by CaptainAmerican
I would recommend the marshal MG100

Very versatile and quality sound. It should treat you well
jdpeyton2012
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#5
I dont gig home use only I was looking last night at the hot rod deluxe seems like that might be a nice one. A friend of mine wants to sell me his fender bassman 59 ltd but may go a diff rout
romeozdistress
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#6
probably peavey ultra, jsx, xxx, the bigger wattage jet citys.
Ibanez VBT700
Randall Diavlo RD5H
Peavey Vypyr 112 (WGS Veteran 30)
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gerraguitar
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#7
if he gives you a good deal that's a really great amp, if you don't want it then i'll grab that shit!
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Quote by CaptainAmerican
I would recommend the marshal MG100

Very versatile and quality sound. It should treat you well
jdpeyton2012
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#8
well its more of a trade he wants my ec1000 are the bassmans that good? not sure if i want to do that but the same amp online new go for like 1400 bucks
gerraguitar
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#9
the bassman was a pretty groundbreaking model for Fender, and the 59 combo was a really early model, then they turned it into a head. the super reverb and then eventually the devilles were modeled after them. they are great amps for what they do, but to be honest i don't know how many people out there use them for anything other than blues and other fender heavy styles. something like a hot rod would probably be a more practical choice, but you're not looking at a bad amp
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Quote by CaptainAmerican
I would recommend the marshal MG100

Very versatile and quality sound. It should treat you well
Charvel1995
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#10
Sorry, I misread your post as you DO want one with presets built into it. My bad.

Look for a used JSX combo if you can
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Epiphone MKH Les Paul Custom 7 - Ronda
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Randall XL 4x12

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RedMist
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#11
I have a Fender Deville tube amp 4x10 (65 watts I think). It cost around 700 and it kicks ass.
romeozdistress
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#12
these fender amps wont work for metal.
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gerraguitar
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#13
Quote by romeozdistress
these fender amps wont work for metal.


yeah TS, we are getting a bit caught up in Fender fever here, fenders are great for a lot of things, but remember that metal is definitely not one of them
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Quote by CaptainAmerican
I would recommend the marshal MG100

Very versatile and quality sound. It should treat you well
RedMist
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#14
The OP said metal to country. I'm a Mesa Boogie fan for metal. I think the Fender does metal better than the Mesa does country IMHO.
Charvel1995
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Quote by RedMist
The OP said metal to country. I'm a Mesa Boogie fan for metal. I think the Fender does metal better than the Mesa does country IMHO.


The Fender can't do metal very well. The Mesa could do country better than the Fender could do metal.

Putting a Tubescreamer in front of the Fender won't make it do tight, percussive, articulate chugs.

He'll b lucky to get thrash or speed out of it.

A used JSX combo will cover everything he wants.
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Epiphone MKH Les Paul Custom 7 - Ronda
Ibanez RG8 "Scarlet" - AKA The Rambanez
Fender Strat "Danielle"/"Dani"
Line 6 POD HD Pro
Randall XL 4x12

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Drew-A
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#16
Why not try a Jet City - a 2 channel combo, for example. That will give you your clean "twang" tones, and your high-gain tones.

They are not too expensive, and don't have any of that stuff you don't want - just pure tube tone.
zl1288
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#17
If you strech your budget a bit, you may be able to pick up a used mark IV combo. I've seen them go for around 900 before.
jdpeyton2012
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#18
I think I may try the hot rod deluxe just got home from guitar center. The deluxe sounded really good it may just be what I'm looking for. They didnt have a used one so I may look around for a better deal. Thanks everyone for the help