#1
Hey all, I'm strictly a bedroom player. My one and only guitar is a Palmguitar (short scale travel guitar) which I absolutely love! Rock solid, small, keeps tune no matter what.

Recently my Roland cube (2watts?) modeler took a crap, so I'm without an amp at the moment.

I went to one of my local shops over the weekend just to look around, and I saw a Line 6 spider 3 modeler (15 watt) for 30 bucks. A little beatup, but not terrible.

Deal or no deal? Opinons on sound for a amateur player like myself?

I like 80's sound metal fwiw. (lots of distortion, chorus, delay/reverb)

Thanks.
Last edited by Jruta at Sep 8, 2013,
#2
no deal. please no. what is wrong with a size up roland cube? a roland is WAY better than a spider.
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#4
I loved my Roland cube, however in trying to repair it (the instrument cable tip snapped off in the jack). I ruined it.

I'd love another cube (didn't see them in the store- different/newer versions that I can't afford)

I see a lot of players don't care for Line 6, I know it doesn't compare to others such as Vypyr, but would it be ok just for a bedroom player such as myself?

How is it different/ worse in sound as compaired to a Cube,

Thanks everyone
#5
It is just going to sound more like a computer and less like an amp. It's cheap sounding. I wouldn't gig, record or practice with it myself! BUT that said, it's cheap and it's better than no amp at all and it'll keep you going.
#6
Ah, ok. Got it. Thanks. Yeah it sucks trying to play on the weekend off with nothing at all.
I'm "used" to the digital sound I guess. I have never had a tube amp.

I don't gig or record anymore, just plug in and tune out Lol.

Thanks all.
#7
yeah i'd rather have a cube than a spider, but for 30 bucks as something to tide you over...
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