#1
want a good little tube or SS amp dual speakers ( stereo ) to put pedals to
around 15 watts or so for house use only rock / metal / blues

300 to spend thx in advance
#3
There aren't a lot of stereo solid state amps, and if you ask me the only one worth buying is the Roland JC-120.

If you really want a solid state amp, you'll be better off getting something with modeling so you can save yourself the hassle of buying all the pedals and stuff.

The good modelling amps you'll hear of here are, in order of popularity

1. The peavey Vypyr, better if it's the Vypyr tube (that has a tube power amp) and you buy a sanpera 88 along with it.

2. The Fender mustang, at least the III version so you get a bigger speaker, more power and most important, more modeled amps/effects.

3. The Roland cube. If you do get that, do yourself a favor and get yourself the one with the 12" speaker.

Roland also make another SS stereo amp, but I don't know how much it goes for, and also how it sounds.
That's called the GA-200 I think, if you wanna give it a look anyway.
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#4
thx for the response , jc120 way out of budget but looks nice .

i like the vyper but 60 watts of tube power would be a little much
i don't know seeing how its a modeler and not going for tube dist .
and if its under a-lot of use might go through tubes quickly

that's why i was going more toward solid state being under
extreme amount of use and a tube amp for playing clubs
#6
Vypyr tube 60 is great. Tubes can last for years. I have had amp that had the same tubes for 3+ years and heavy giging and unless a tube actually failed still worked.


The Line 6 Flextone amps are great for the price they run used.
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#7
I'm a fan of Vox Vt's. A VT may be perfect for you but if you're set on spending $300 you can do better.

If you want amp models another interesting option is a multifx (I use a Zoom g3, great pedal) and a powered speaker/wedge. That would make for a very versatile setup.
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#8
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thx for the response , jc120 way out of budget but looks nice .

i like the vyper but 60 watts of tube power would be a little much
i don't know seeing how its a modeler and not going for tube dist .
and if its under a-lot of use might go through tubes quickly

that's why i was going more toward solid state being under
extreme amount of use and a tube amp for playing clubs


The vypyr is totally fine for bedroom levels, I use one myself. Tubes last for years. For a budget 'blues to death metal' type of combo amp, it's really, really hard to think of something that's better.
#9
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forget the stereo and pedal part and get a used Vypyr tube 60.


This, or the Line 6 Flextone III XL.

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The vypyr is totally fine for bedroom levels, I use one myself. Tubes last for years. For a budget 'blues to death metal' type of combo amp, it's really, really hard to think of something that's better.


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