#1
I was at guitar center and i played a fender hot rod deluxe and absolutely fell in love with it. Then i went online and its really not cheaper anywhere else and i didnt want to spend $700. I was kind of setting my goal at like $500 for a tube amp. Anyways i found the Palimino V50 on musiciansfriend.com and it was $350. So is that a good amp for the price and is it comparable to the fender? cause that's what i assumed from the mediocre quality videos of them on youtube.

http://guitars.musiciansfriend.com/product/Palomino-V50-30w-1x12-Combo-Amp?sku=480989
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#2
If you love the HRD, go used. You easily get a used one for approx. 500$.

Tone is priceless, and if you love the amp, you won't be satisfied with anything else. If you need to go new, just save up, it will be worth it.
#3
The Palomino's completely different, but it's still a great amp. I highly doubt you would be disappointed...

Look around for deals though! I got my HRD for $525 new (560 after tax, but still).
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#4
I played a v50 and hated it. I had a hot rod deluxe for a while, because at the time i was really in love with that sound, and the v50 didn't give me the same thing. Just play the two, and you'll know.
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#5
^ Thats because they run very different power amps. I own a Palomino v50 and it is a tone beast, I actually got mine from GC while they were still $350 there. It has a very nice clean channel, and the OD channel sounds more similar to a Marshall. The thing that really helps this amp put out great tones is the presence knob, adds punch to lifeless humbuckers and helps tame over bright single coils.
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