..stand up against something like the TC G-system and other pure effect processors? thinking of getting either the axe fx2 (to get the modeling as a plus also) or the g-system.

Do the effects of the axe sound as good as the g-system when used with a tube amp?
Inspired by Ibanez RGA321F Prestige, Gibson Les Paul Standard
Powered by CAA OD100 standard+ , Mesa 2x12
Affected by Maxon OD808, Mad Professor Deep blue delay