#1
So i have been looking for amps i can use with my band as holidays are coming up and i want to get my band some gigs. i went out to 2 places and tried both amps, i liked the Peavey but it didn't come with a footswitch meaning i would have to buy one which would come in over my budget. i also liked the Fender, it was 100 watts 2x12" speakers and came with a footswitch, the only thing is that most reviews say that the Frontman 212R doesn't have good distortion. personally i didn't mind what it cranked out in the store it wasn't a metal distortion but it was pretty much what i expected.

my band plays straight rock and i play shred and country/rockabilly at home when i am bored.

i am also getting a Vox Tonelab LE for christmas.
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#2
out of the two, the Peavey...but you would be better off a used Peavey Classic 30...
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#3
You'd be better off with a Valveking/Little Giant at that price.
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#5
600 dollar budget, closest major city is Melbourne, closest city is Geelong.

i am Australian so amp prices are generally insane here.
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#7
I have both a FM212 and just got rid of my Bandit 112. They are both horrible. I understand you're on a tight budget but you can probably do better.

Look used. Anything tube would be better with a pedal than a full solid state amp.
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#8
i did notice when i was leaving the second store there was a 60 watt stack with a tube preamp for 600 dollars, so any tube experts care to elaborate on if that is any good. it was a Mega brand amp.
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#11
i'm not buying it, my parents are getting it as a christmas present.

it doesn't really phase me that they are solid state amps, i liked the Peavey because of the amount of variation in different tones and i liked the fender because it is a 2x12" speaker 100 watts and has that fender sound. i am just not sure which one is better although i am leaning towards the fender.

the name of the amp brand was Mega i don't know the model number.
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#13
i am trying to avoid digital effects as if they where the plague i have never heard one good thing about an amp with digital effects, and no i mean Mega amps.
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#15
besides ebay, not that i know of. although if any australian out there knows of a awesome website to buy gear off please share.
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#17
have you had a look at allans music? they have pretty much everything you could ever want. bily hyde in blackburn would be too far away wouldnt it?
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