I am thinking of replacing my Peavey Vypyr 15 with a nice tube amp to go with new guitar. I play mostly Green Day, Foo Fighters, Muse, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix ect. my budget is £350 and I plan on using pedals with it. thankyou!
Do you have a favourite amp model on your Vypyr? Getting the real version of that could possibly be a good idea?
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I hate the modelling on the vypyr, the effects and distortion arent a patch on a pedal,I just run it through bipass on green channel with a boss Ds1
Orange Tiny Terror. About £350 new, got mine for £220 (iirc) used. No effects, three knobs and a wattage switch. I run mine crunchy, with a (modded) DS1 as a boost, and various other pedals for effects. It is somewhat tonally limited, but nails the classic rock tone and higher gain tones you'll want for green day and foo fighters tones.
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Peavey Valveking the new model has some great features and will produce the sounds you want. a good basic amp that takes pedals well. not sure on the euro price so may exceed your budget by a bit.
Marshall DSL401 used would work well considering you'in the UK.
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I hate the modelling on the vypyr, the effects and distortion arent a patch on a pedal,I just run it through bipass on green channel with a boss Ds1

Wait what?

Have you ever played a Vypyr 60?

But yeah, not much is going to sound good through that little 8 inch speaker.

Granted Vypyrs are not perfect for Hendrix and Foo.

DSL is a good idea. Or maybe a Jet City.
+1 on jet city

or maybe something lower gain if you're ok with pedals.
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I've used Kustom Defender 5H for a while and it was pretty decent. I'm sure it's way cheaper than £350 but you also need a distortion pedal because it doesn't have anything but a volume knob. It also has a combo or 15 W. Maybe those have distortions and you may want to check those.
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Hi is there any combos you can recommend, I looked into the Tiny Terror, I can afford the head but cannot afford a cab to go with it.
£350 might be a little ambitious for a tube combo, maybe the Vox AC30 Valve reactor, good sound but is 98% Solid state (one 12AX7 in the power section) or the Jet City JCA2112RC Combo
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