#1
Okay, so does anybody know which is best for stuff like Bodom and Arch Enemy. I really need a smaller amp under 100 watts but without sacrificing that kickass metal tube tone.
#2
Krank probz.

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#3
bodom actually uses krank in the studio and arch enemy used to use krank. so I'd say go with the krank. plus they sound great
#4
krank has more balls imo, but they're both good amps
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#5
how loud can you get?
you said under 100w, 50w of tube is still loud as heck.

out of those two i would go for the Krank BUT get the PRO, it has MUCH MORE gain than the standard.
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#6
Yeah, definitely go for the Pro. I didn't like the standard when I had it, but all the videos of the Pro make me have GAS for it.
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how loud can you get?
you said under 100w, 50w of tube is still loud as heck.

out of those two i would go for the Krank BUT get the PRO, it has MUCH MORE gain than the standard.


This. The Pro is much, much better for modern metal. I tried both out 2 weeks ago and I actually liked em better than their full size counterparts.
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This. The Pro is much, much better for modern metal. I tried both out 2 weeks ago and I actually liked em better than their full size counterparts.


really?? I've tried many kranks before but i've never tried the rev jr. Do u know the difference between the Standard or Pro?
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how loud can you get?
you said under 100w, 50w of tube is still loud as heck.

out of those two i would go for the Krank BUT get the PRO, it has MUCH MORE gain than the standard.


and by the way, they come in 20 watt and 50 choices.
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really?? I've tried many kranks before but i've never tried the rev jr. Do u know the difference between the Standard or Pro?


The Pro has more gain and a better EQ.
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and by the way, they come in 20 watt and 50 choices.

i think the 50watt is released now
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#13
definitley go with the Krank. Far superior across the board, but, you pay more. The Blackstar doesnt't really have the much gain at all IMO.
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really?? I've tried many kranks before but i've never tried the rev jr.



Please go try it first! I'm not a Krank hater or anything, and on paper that little head is PERFECT for me, so I thought it would be the end of my amp search. Then I went and played through it, and I hated it passionately. I know tone is subjective, and there are people who love the Jr., but I can't emphasize how much I hated it. It truly sounded horrible to my ears; extremely harsh, cold, unfeeling, and buzz-saw like. Again, to my ears.


That's not to say you won't love it, or that people who love them lack taste or something, but whatever you do, take a trip in your car and play one just to make sure you don't have ears like mine .
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Please go try it first! I'm not a Krank hater or anything, and on paper that little head is PERFECT for me, so I thought it would be the end of my amp search. Then I went and played through it, and I hated it passionately. I know tone is subjective, and there are people who love the Jr., but I can't emphasize how much I hated it. It truly sounded horrible to my ears; extremely harsh, cold, unfeeling, and buzz-saw like. Again, to my ears.


That's not to say you won't love it, or that people who love them lack taste or something, but whatever you do, take a trip in your car and play one just to make sure you don't have ears like mine .

did you spend some time on the sweep knob??
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Please go try it first! I'm not a Krank hater or anything, and on paper that little head is PERFECT for me, so I thought it would be the end of my amp search. Then I went and played through it, and I hated it passionately. I know tone is subjective, and there are people who love the Jr., but I can't emphasize how much I hated it. It truly sounded horrible to my ears; extremely harsh, cold, unfeeling, and buzz-saw like. Again, to my ears.


That's not to say you won't love it, or that people who love them lack taste or something, but whatever you do, take a trip in your car and play one just to make sure you don't have ears like mine .


olz okay, but i already have and it's ****ing awesome to me.
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The Blackstar doesnt't really have the much gain at all IMO.

+1

I could get Sabbath at best gain out of mine.
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+1

I could get Sabbath at best gain out of mine.


I know. It seems that before I bought mine, people were raving over the fact that it had a reasonable amount of gain. Now that I bought one, I keep reading comments about how it doesn't have that much gain.

Of course, with a 10 Band EQ in the loop, things would probably get much better.
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but can you prove that???


Well, for starters, it has an EQ on the clean channel. That alone is a huge improvement.
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I know. It seems that before I bought mine, people were raving over the fact that it had a reasonable amount of gain. Now that I bought one, I keep reading comments about how it doesn't have that much gain.

I bet you feel stupid...


....


I do too

I bought mine on a whim and had to send it back and ended up losing like $100 Thanks UG.
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#23
Okay, so I'm thinking of buying the Krank Rev Jr. Pro 50 watt in black and spray painting the grill metallic gold. Does anybody know if the Krank logo on the grill comes off???
#24
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I bet you feel stupid...


....


I do too

I bought mine on a whim and had to send it back and ended up losing like $100 Thanks UG.


witch one did you get???
#25
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did you spend some time on the sweep knob??

Spent a couple hours in the store with it, actually. I just couldn't get a sound I liked out of it...could have been a dud, who knows. Folks say Krank is either love or hate, and I guess I'm just one of the people who hates it? Almost anything was more pleasant than that amp to my ears.
#26
Quote by HeavyMetalDude1
witch one did you get???

The HT-5 Mini- Stack... It didn't have near enough gain for my liking. Easily fixed with an OD pedal but I prefer my gain on-tap. It's a great amp, don't get me wrong... the cleans were MUCH better than I expected but it doesn't have a whole lot of gain...
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#27
There's no comparison between these two amps. The Krank Rev Jr is a high gain amp that can be used as a small home unit or it can be kranked up to play in a band setting. I own one Rev Jr and their loud as hell. The ht-5 is a practice amp for home use only. If your looking for high gain definately the Krank. If you want a practice amp, lower gain go with the ht-5.
#28
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bodom actually uses krank in the studio and arch enemy used to use krank. so I'd say go with the krank. plus they sound great


dude bodom never used crank in the studio.
the stuff they use in the studio is the same as the stuff they use live.
since they use marshall jcm 800s, or a tube preamp-->tube poweramp setup, they never used cranks
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