#1
hello i have a quick question i have a chance to get a MARSHALL VALVESTATE VS100R for $90 bucks my question is , is it a good sounding amp and worth owning or is it a crappy sounding amp... any info would be great... i play metal and rock...

thanks
Guitars: IBANEZ RGA42FM
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#2
it's ok and better than a MG series amp. for $90 it's not bad. don't expect it to sound like a real tube marshall though. if you like Death then it can get the early albums tone.
#4
thanks i will pass on it then... i dont really need another amp right now...lol.. but seen the price so had to ask... thanks again for the info..
Guitars: IBANEZ RGA42FM
Strings: Elixir Nanoweb 9-42
AMP'S: Peavey Vyper
Effects: Zoom G3
#5
I played on a Valvestate for like 10 years and it definitely got the job done in terms of loudness and clarity. It definitely doesn't suck. It's got nice reverb, a very decent EQ and a decent amount of gain. I played a Marshall MA live a few times when my Valveking was getting fixed this year and I hated that amp, sounded like bees in a can. It would be a pretty good backup because it's an SS too.
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#8
Quote by evmac
I played on a Valvestate for like 10 years and it definitely got the job done in terms of loudness and clarity. It definitely doesn't suck. It's got nice reverb, a very decent EQ and a decent amount of gain. I played a Marshall MA live a few times when my Valveking was getting fixed this year and I hated that amp, sounded like bees in a can. It would be a pretty good backup because it's an SS too.


I had a Valvestate 8240 and I couldn't be happier, very reliable amp with lots of healthy and juicy gain, even the cleans where good (not great though but for the price and for what I was playing it served me PERFECT). For SS amps it think they are quite good.
#9
Quote by TheQuailman
Ah, Death. That's that one band with the shit tone, right?


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zguCFjHyVeM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRyl_p1z9Nw&feature=related

That's shit tone?

Sure, their first few albums had really shitty tone, but the later is something else...

And also:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl-5TrGakWY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLhAZLezJvQ

Both recorded with Valvestates.
#10
Quote by Ian_the_fox
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zguCFjHyVeM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRyl_p1z9Nw&feature=related

That's shit tone?

Sure, their first few albums had really shitty tone, but the later is something else...

And also:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cl-5TrGakWY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLhAZLezJvQ

Both recorded with Valvestates.



ouch.
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#12
I doubt they recorded that with a valvestate. They used them live, yes, but there are tons of artists that use "other" gear to record with. And if they really did use a VS to record that, there producer/enginer is amazing.
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