#1
i have an epiphone les paul and was wondering what amp for less than £90 i can get for it.

i found a marshall g30rcd for £85 ovbiously secondhand.
and a zoomfire 30 for bout £90 secondhand again.

if anyones tried any of these amps say whats good bout them
#2
I would advise going to the Guitar Gear & Accessories forum, and asking there.
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#4
If i was you i'd save your money for a little while then buy something like a Vox Valvetronix AD30VT for around £150. The little 30w vox has a wide range of tones and effects and is loud enough for a jam with a band. You could also look at the peavy Vypyr Series.

I've played them both now and they are excellent amplifiers in their class and budget. Don't expect a Plexi or a Dumble but they are far better than the aforementioned amplifiers and are a good way to find out what tones you like, so when the time comes, you can buy a better quality amplifier tha suits you.
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#5
Have a look at the Roland Cube, as a range of different tones, quite good for practicing.
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#6
Quote by Jak Archer
Have a look at the Rolad Cube, as a range of different tones, quite good for practicing.


I always forget the cube when reccomending beginner amps.
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#7
The little 30w vox has a wide range of tones and effects


thanx this is pretty much what im looking for
#8
Quote by Madsalty
I always forget the cube when reccomending beginner amps.


The Vox DA5 is not too bad either. I keep mind at my GF's house to I don't have to lug the HRD with me. I have also owned a Microcube, in fact it was my first amp I bought. I like it, as well. Having owned both, I would choose the Vox.
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#9
why do people keep asking about amps that 'go good with x guitar?' ? do people really think that the amp they play has to some how match their guitar? maybe you don't pair the most extreme ends of the guitar spectrums with the opposite end of the amp spectrum normally, but there is NO set rule of what amp you HAVE to use with whatever guitar you have.

that being said, it'd be nice to know what you play most the time (not general, 'i play rock, jazz and metal', we need bands with similar sounds or something along those lines) and what you dabble in here and there. though we can all agree right now that you want a better budget to get a much more satisfying amp.
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#10
i play stuff like red hot chilli peppers and simple hendrix stuff at least try to

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#12
Hi,

fender frontman rocks. its cheap and gets the job done. i played guitar for two years and thats the only amp i used. i now play bass and use Acoustic brnad amps. I would suggest that frontman or possibly a line 6 if your looking for more high tech stuff.
#13
Quote by lambwell
Hi,

fender frontman rocks. its cheap and gets the job done. i played guitar for two years and thats the only amp i used. i now play bass and use Acoustic brnad amps. I would suggest that frontman or possibly a line 6 if your looking for more high tech stuff.


Both amps sound like shit. The Frontman and Spider are some of the worst amps ever made. TS, the Valvetronix would probably suit you best since you're not focused around higher gain tones.
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