#1
Right, basically, I'm currently using either a Hohner SG Lion (with HSS EMG Select pickups) or an MIM Fender Strat through a Behringer X V-amp (for all my distortion and effects) into a Torque TK50 (keyboard amp), which I got when I bought the Hohner second-hand.

I have a bit of money now, and I'm wondering what this forum thinks the best way of improving my tone (which actually isn't too bad) would be. I play punk, classic rock, some thrash kind-of-stuff (though not much) and some clean rhythm things.

I was thinking either:
- A proper set of pickups (Seymour Duncans or something) for the Hohner guitar;
- A Blackheart Killer Ant head (or similar really low-wattage valve head) which i can play through the Torque's speaker after a bit of work with some wire-cutters and a soldering iron;
- Some new pedals (probably an overdrive-distortion, wah and octave generator because I occasionally jam in a band with no bass player)

Although any other suggestions would be most welcome. Budget would probably be around £150.

Thanks
#2
Definitely a new amp...sell gear if you need to, but definitely get a better amp.

What sort of sound are you looking for?
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#3
What do you mean by a bit of money now? I agree though, new amp would be the best way to go.
#4
Thanks for the advice.

Versatility is always a plus, but I'm looking for something that can do both late-80's Metallica and has decent midrange should I need it.

And by "a bit of money now," I mean that I didn't have any money but now I do so I'm looking to buy some gear
#6
-1 to new amp. A keyboard amp will suit you fine, but the V-Amp has got to go. You can get some decent modeling for 150 pounds. A Line 6 Floor Pod is a good idea...
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#7
Thanks for the input everyone.

Spencer (if that's what you wish to be called) - doesn't Line6 have quite a bad reputation? Or is that just the Spider?

Also, the rest of you, what kind of amp would you recommend? I play Vox AD50-VT's at school and they're great, so that could be a possible route. That said I wouldn't be using my amp to gig much or band practice, as all of that is done at school with the Vox's.
#8
Just the spiders. Most of Line 6's gear is quite good.
I'm putting my GAS on hold
for a couple months in order to pimp my ride.


Don't judge me.