#1
hey everyone,
i have a fender american deluxe strat but i want a new combo practice amp for it. i reallly don't want to spend more than like 175 mainly because the guitar ran me like 900 : ). this amp will be used solely for practicing in my bedroom/dorm room and so headphone jack is a must. it doesn't need to be too loud but if i ever wanted to jam with a drummer a little extra power would be nice. i was looking at the roland microcube, i heard it was a good solid little amp. i shud mention that i mainly play music with little distortion, although i do like jamming out with the distortion some times..... my favorite bands include rhcp, radiohead, foo fighters, incubus, etc.... any suggestions would be helpful, thanks
#3
Microcube is chill, might not have the juice needed for jamming with a drummer. Maybe try the Cube 30, or the Vox AD30.
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#4
Also check out a Vox Da5 for what you are going to be playing. Neither the microcube or da5 are going to hold up with a drummer but both are good cheap dorm amps. The Cube 30 and AD30VT which would work with a drummer are out of range. Maybe start checking used sites if you determine which amp you do want once you play them.
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#5
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Microcube is chill, might not have the juice needed for jamming with a drummer. Maybe try the Cube 30, or the Vox AD30.

i have a vox ad30 for sale TS, drop me a PM if you're interested

EDIT: It actually would be your best bet in your situation, and I'm not just trying to get rid of it
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#6
a professional guitar like that deserves a much better amp than 175 dollars will get you. but i guess i will suggest something a little more expensive, a fender champ. or maybe even just a POD and someday buy a great amp.
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#7
yeah i know trust me i wud love to get a great amp....but unfortunately at the moment i dont have the money for it, i figured that i wud spend a lot on a great guitar instead of a great amp...but by next summer hopefully i can go blow like 700, 800 on a great amp : ), until then though i want to get something thats better than the frontman 15g that came with my strat pack back in the day...
#8
I'd see what danyellenick wants for his ad30 tbh.

The vox ad30 is probably your best bet. Go try one out in a store (if they still have them in stock) and then if you like it, look for a used one.
#10
Fender Champ 600 is $200. All tube and it will sound good.
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