#1
I am looking for a small decent sounding amp for my father who just began playing again. Wanted a clean and lead channel. 8" speaker would be fine. He mostly will be playing classic rock, Clapton, Gilmour, Hendrix etc.... Also one requirement is a headphone jack. I was looking at Peavey, Vox and wanted some opinions.
#2
Budget? I'd think a Vox ADVT would do him well.
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#3
Agreed. The Vox Valvetronix are good practice/beginner amps, especially for those tones. If your budget reaches a bit higher, look at a Fender Super Champ XD or Vibro Champ XD.
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Agreed. The Vox Valvetronix are good practice/beginner amps, especially for those tones. If your budget reaches a bit higher, look at a Fender Super Champ XD or Vibro Champ XD.

for sure the Super Champ sound really good.......never played the vibro.
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Vox DA 20 or Super champ
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#7
Peavey Vypyr 15w.
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I agree with the Vox AD series. Versatile and sounds good.
#12
Vox VT15/30, or AD15/30VT, I wouldnt go for the XL series though, its awesome but wouldn't suit your playing.

It has a attentuator as well which is cool.

Peavey Vypyrs are great, just not good for the music you'd play.

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#14
Roland Cube 30w should cover everything
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#15
Thanks for all of your responses. I am going to GC today before the snow in the Northeast to check out the Peavey Vypyr 15W and some others. I think an inexpensive modelling amp for now would be fine, since when he decides what tones he likes he can find that amp which will suit his needs.

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#16
A great amp is the Kustom tube 12a. I have it and it's great sounding and really cheap for a tube amp. It's got an 8inch speaker and is only about £70. It doesnt have a headphone jack though.
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Thanks for all of your responses. I am going to GC today before the snow in the Northeast to check out the Peavey Vypyr 15W and some others. I think an inexpensive modelling amp for now would be fine, since when he decides what tones he likes he can find that amp which will suit his needs.

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Don't forget to try the Fender Super Champ XD or Vibro Champ XD. They are both cool modelling amps, you just don't hear quite as much about them.
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#18
One of the Vox ad/vt range, they're awesome practice amps.
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