Need some help picking one of this amps.

I can get a good deal on this two amps:

Marshall JMD102 850$
fender 65 deluxe reverb this was a demo and I can get it for 800$

or a brand new fender deluxe vintage modified 825$

The fender 65 is only 22 watts and the marshall is 100 watts. I believe not alway more watta = better quality but I am not sure.
This amp will have to last me for a long time before I will be able to buy anything else.

I mostly like blues, rock and metal. I will need a versatile amp.

My instinct tell me the marshall jdm102 but I am not sure.

From what I understand the fender is a tube amp and the marshall is solid state/valve ?
Last edited by maurier at May 10, 2011,
vypyr tube?

do you gig?

and what's your budget?
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My Colourful Rig:
ESP M-ii Deluxe
Mesa/Boogie Simul 295 Stereo
Framus FR212 v30
-You can't compare a solid state (transistor) wattage with a tube (valves) wattage.

-Fender and Marchall amps are not really versatile.

For example a Peavey Bandit 112 or a Peavey Valveking would be versatile, and cheaper than the amps you mention.
-Jackson Soloist Std. Professional '93
DiMarzio Evolution (bridge) SD Lil' Screamin Demon (neck)

-B.C. Rich Warlock Special Edition Metal Web

-Peavey Bandit 112