#1
yea i got 600 dollar and i was wondering was was the best halfstack i could get with the money i have? i have been looking at the marshall mg100dfx and my friend has one and i have been playing it sounds good and is really loud but the fuse blew on it and i have heard many people complain of the fan? i just want a good amp for my money...i play mostly metal and classic rock but am open to anything i think sounds good
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#3
i also seen a crate full stack for 700 but it doesnt look to promising
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#4
You wont get anything good with 600 bucks. Even a good Marshall head is twice that. Get a tube combo, 50 watts is plenty power for anything you'll be needing it for.
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#5
those marshall axls are tooo bad
but seriously, i would save a little more untill you can get something a tad more decent
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#6
i find nothing wrong with a crate stack. unless if you're looking for a tweedy, light distortion sound, because the distortion channel on it is meant to be all high gain.
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#7
the peavey valveking is great for classic rock and with a pedal will be great for metal too, it's all tube, and it's only 400 for the 50w version, which trust me, is louder than a 100 watt solid state stack
#8
and had thought about getting just a head of some sort for that amout...maybe i randall head or something
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#9
I think you can pick up a Marshall Mini-Stack for that price... ive never played on one but it'd be interesting... But you'd never to be able to get a good half stack for that price.
#10
you'd need a cabinet for that head, and the mini stacks' tone sucks, not worth the money
#11
Dude you dont need a stack...and you wont be able to get a good one for that price anyways. Read up on ibanez4life SZ!'s post
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#13
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get the line 6 spider ii hd head and cab

Yeah.........no
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#14
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get the line 6 spider ii hd head and cab


No way, are you drunk?

The Crate halfstack isn't all that bad, its decent for the price.

Tube combo would be your best choice though.
#15
Combo amp FTW.


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well i can tall you this much do NOT get a marshall MG. becasue you will blow the speaker with duncans in the guitar. i know for experience.


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Combo amp FTW.


JCM900. GOGO

Havent tried the 900, but the 800 is great, so Im sure its not a bad option
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#17
I can tell right now that you arent gigging. So you don't even need 50 watts tube. Don't waste your money on a $600 halfstack. you might as well burn it (seriously).

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#18
^No.

I'd rather buy something with money than burn it, even if the product isn't perfect.
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#19
Get the crate halfstack...*nods*
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#20
Get a Marshall JCM 900 combo... *shoots SchecterGates in the head*
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Get a Marshall JCM 900 combo... *headshots SchecterGates in the head*

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#22
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#23
What is it people have against getting used gear. You save a ton of money. I got my halfstack for under 500 bucks and its an all tube amp that can hang with a XXX or 5150 anyday of the week.
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#24
^I thought Ultra's were SS. Although some say it's not bad. I'd still get a combo for safety reasons though.
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#25
Nope, all tube. 4-12ax7 in preamp and 4-sovtek 5881 power amp tubes. You probably thinking of those crappy transtube some or something. I got mine from a little guitar shop where i live. They are pretty much the early versions of the XXX but sound a bit different.
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#27
i agree with sleepytone. i'll go one better and say that used has way more street-cred. especially if the amp is a discontinued model... ummm ... (combo) mesa boogie 50 cal.+ = $585-shipped, all new tubes = $40 (my local guitar hole-in-the-wall zomfg-pwns guitar center/all those other wank-off mega-stores).
#28
for 800 you could get a used crate blue voodoo and an amazing cab. it would kick some ****in ass
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#29
combo...i saw a used 5150 go for 450 dollars 2 days ago...i REGRET not bidding on it..cuz i live like 10 min away from the guy...such a good deal that was...
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#30
^Poor you.......

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