#1
I always wondered what this site had against the Line Six Spiders.
But yesterday I went to a Guitar Center for the first time and played one and wow they're hard to use, are they all like that? I tried a couple and all seemed very hard to use and made me flustered to the point where I just went to another amp.
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#2
No.
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#3
No. Tone is subjective, and Line 6 do make nice stuff other than the Spiders.
#4
Eurgh ignorance much.

Although I have a spider, I'm pretty indifferent about it, as it does what i need it to.

But the other Line 6 amps (espeically the vetta and flextone) are extremly good.
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#5
well, I've heard nothing but bad about the spiders, but also nice stuff about the Vetta and the Flextone (although more expensive...)
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#8
Didn't have those, Actually I only played the spiders and one wich had a weird name, I'll try and remember it. My guitar Center doesn't have alot of Line Six for some reason.
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#9
Vetta, fx pedals, pods, flextones are all nice, the spiders 2 and 3 aren't that good, the spider 4 however is looking very promising though.
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#10
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Vetta, fx pedals, pods, flextones are all nice, the spiders 2 and 3 aren't that good, the spider 4 however is looking very promising though.

This, except you have no idea what the spider 4 sounds like because nobody has ever tried one.
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#11
Don't forget the HD147. Not to be confused with the HD150 (which is a big spider), the HD147, vetta, flextone and pods are pretty good. The spider valve is also decent
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#12
The spiders are not that bad if your just starting off your band.
Good value.
#13
I like the Vettas and Flextones... Not all Line 6 is bad... I mean, Marshall made the MG series, but they don't get as much **** because of that as Line 6 does for making the Spider series.
#14
No. Line 6 makes good amps, for the most part.

The Spider Valve is... meh. It's better than the spider, but it's still kinda lackluster for the price.
Flextone is well worth the price. It's loud, sounds good, and has probably the most modelling power in its price range.
The Vetta is ****ing amazing. All I'm gonna say.
The HD147 is only good if you like high-gain tones, and a lot of them. If you DO, it's great.
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#15
well, i honestly dont know. but i have heard so many bad things about the line6 spider III that i will never buy a line6 amp. it just got me scared
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#16
so many ppl buy spider IIIs because they look cool and are cheap, and vettas and flextones arent that widely available in most stores...valves are lovely though and are dropping in price very dramatically lately
#17
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well, i honestly dont know. but i have heard so many bad things about the line6 spider III that i will never buy a line6 amp. it just got me scared


I bet playing a vetta will change your mind
#18
well, i'll give line 6 one thing, ive never heard of one of their spiders breaking down.


but besides that, i loved the vetta i played. not much i can say about it besides their X3 multieffects and rackmount gear is sweet.
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#20
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I bet playing a vetta will change your mind


This man is correct.

I played one the other day and was absolutely amazed. Hard to use, but sounds absolutely incredible.

Shame they've ruined their reputation with sh*t Spiders really.
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#22
Same as Marshall's, they make generally fantastic amps, apart from MG's.

Line6 also make very good amps, apart from the spyders.
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#23
They are 'fine' for someone just starting (spyder). Honestly, I'd rather get some peavey or crate at the pawn shop for <$40
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#24
I think the Vetta is a fantastic amp, though I don't like the Flextone. The Spyder is dreadful.
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#25
Honestly, most people just hate on them cuz it's the "cool thing." I've played the spider II,III,valve, and can't say I totally hate all of them. don't like the II really but the III is mosdef better in terms of dynamics but not much, the valve is pretty good actually. vetta, flextone = good solid tool to help achieve new tones. the hd147 is good but sounds a bit rough and edgy to me.