#1
Hi UG,

Im looking into getting a new amp head, and I want one with at least two independent channels. I play mostly metal/ metalcore, hard rock etc so I want a good lead channel but I'm also looking for a good clean channel too. My budget is £900-1000. I was looking at the Peavey as it had two channels but the Carvin has three. I looked at a Bugera 6262 which are like half the price but aren't very reliable. So any suggestions? Opinions?

Many Thanks
#2
Carvin.
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#3
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I want a good lead channel but I'm also looking for a good clean channel too.

Carvin's - all of then - are notorious for having some of the best cleans around. I'm gonna have to say Carvin on this one.
#4
As the Carvin's are good for cleans like you said, are they also good for leads/ overdrive? Thanks for the replies
#5
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As the Carvin's are good for cleans like you said, are they also good for leads/ overdrive? Thanks for the replies

Yes. The V3, as you may have figured out on your own, practically bleeds metal tones. They've had a used combo one at my local GC for a while, and I've thought about buying it just for the hell of it.

Make sure you EQ it right, though. Everyone else I see play them makes them sound like shit, but they're great when used well.
#7
I've never played a Trilogy, but I'm inclined to imagine it sounds quite a bit better than either of the others, as well as sounding very different.

It also costs almost twice as much, so...
#8
i love the V3! and i own a 6505+
they are both really good amps.
i guess in a way you can get a 3 channel thing with the 6505, since theres clean, and then crunch on that channel for rock. and then the lead channel for the hi-gain stuff. i love it, i just wish there was onboard reverb, but i love it
i played a v3 once too, ****ing awesum, but im still satisfied
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#9
Just so you know, the new Bugeras seem to be problem-free so far, aside from the bad tubes.
The old ones had a bad transformer clip that they've fixed now.
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#11
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^BigRob's Bugera just broke down. Brand new model, too.

Did he specify what actually was wrong with it? Was it a bad tube? Or something serious?
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- VJ & VJ cab
- Jackson JS30
- TS9

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#12
I don't remember. PM him.

Having never played a V3, and loving the 6505 I played, go with the 6505
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#13
Both are great amps but i would have to say carvin
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#14
Thanks for your opinions guys As for the Bugera it is really good for the price (under £500) but from all the reviews i have read they all said it broke down. Tbh I wouldn't want that in the middle of the gig i would rather have summin reliable like a carvin or a peavey.