#1
im looking for a new amp. i play a fender strat and i play rock like acdc. i would prefer the amp to give me a good rock tone like that without breaking the budget: around 450$ for a head and maybe $300 for a cab. i prefer tube amps. probably over 50 watts. i was thinking of getting the bugera 1960 head and since its 150 watts i could use the technique of pulling tubes to cut the wattage in half and get the overdrive a little earlier on the volume knob. give me your recommendations please. thanks
#2
50+ watts? Unless you gig, you don't need more than 20. 5 is probably too much.
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#3
If you gig- Bugera V55 head and a nice cab.
If you don't- Vox AC4 and over drive pedal.

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#4
yes i have a band and we gig. and ive played on 40 watt amps just for practice and theyre not loud enough and i want this amp to last me a while too
#5
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If you gig- Bugera V55 head and a nice cab.
If you don't- Vox AC4 and over drive pedal.


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#6
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yes i have a band and we gig. and ive played on 40 watt amps just for practice and theyre not loud enough and i want this amp to last me a while too

Was the amp a 40 watt Solid State amp, or a 40 watt tube amp?
Tube amps are perceived louder than SS amps. Trust me, my Egnater Rebel 20 running at 10 watts is alot louder than my MG10CD.

Either way, the Bugera V55 Head, and a nice cab, should be perfect for you.

-Gibson LP VM
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-Ibanez TS-9
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My rig is simple
Haha. UG's Chuck just said chuck. haha
You're not truly playing guitar unless you know theory.
#7
yeah it was a tube amp and yeah i've heard that tubes are louder than solid states. have u tried out the v55 for yourself? cause if u have i'll start looking into it
#8
Yes, I have. I don't recommend anything that I haven't tried. It's a great amp for the price. I though- wow, this is amazing, and looked at the pricetag, expecting it to be around $1200. It was less than half that.

-Gibson LP VM
-Silvertone Kentucky Blue
-MXR CC Delay
-Ibanez TS-9
-Egnater Rebel 20
-Avatar 1x12

My rig is simple
Haha. UG's Chuck just said chuck. haha
You're not truly playing guitar unless you know theory.