I need help choosing which amp to buy. I'm looking at the Crate V-Series amps. I play different kinds of rock from soft like Snow Patrol to indie like the strokes or nirvana to alternative like old Nickelback, 3 days grace. I occasionally play small (around 50 people) gigs plus jam sessions in my friends warehouse.

What will it be?

The V18-212 $200

or the V50-112 $200

will the 50 watt be overkill or can I still work with it?
Last edited by lemon_lime123 at Nov 24, 2008,
The V50 is American voiced I believe, and the V18 is British voiced. For indie I'd go for a British voiced amp, but IDK if 18 watts will do you for small gigs.
I haven't played either, but I do own the 30 watt version, and I'm pretty happy with it. It has 2 channels, ulike the 18, so you might want to look into it.

Also, I use it for everything from bedroom practice to jamming with whole bands, and it is definately loud enough. I took it out in the middle of the country yesterday (I live in Kansas) and cranked it, I got the cops called on me .

I honestly really don't know anything about the 50, I have never heard that it was voiced differently though....
Life Sucks, And Then You Die

So make the very best of it

My Last.fm Profile

Please check out my Youtube, and friend me if you like it. I do C4C, and I gladly will crit anything if you ask me.

I <3 My Xiphos