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So I've become EXTREMELY interested in Ceriatone's Plexi copies over the last few days. They're extremely affordable and I wouldn't mind just popping one into a Plexi head cabinet. Only thing is that I really dunno which Plexi to get and what the differences are. My choices are the Plexi 50 1987 Lead (1987X?), JTM45 and Plexi 100 Superlead. These are some major competition to the JCM900 I might be getting next week. I love Plexis, but I just don't know what to get. What are the main differences, tonally and in term of features? Should I get one over a JCM900? Could I just buy a head cab and pop the chassis in there? Give me all the info you can!
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http://www.ceriatone.com/

EDIT: why are these things so cheap, they look good, reviews are good, do i need to be an electronics geek to assemble one or what? if i get complete, does that mean no assembly is required or what?
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#4
Man those look sweet. I would definately consider picking up a super lead 100 kit. BTW The superlead is one of my all time favourite amps. If i'm correct, it was the amp of choice for jimi.
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#5
shipping is a lot though, but still obv with the price of the amps themselves being so cheap its not that bad, these things come from asia, would u pay duties on that? im assuming if yes the cost would be unbelievable
#6
Just go for it man, if you want a Plexi that much, get it! And if you don't like it too much, sell it (I'm sure the price won't go down too much)

But have you actually played a Plexi?
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Just go for it man, if you want a Plexi that much, get it! And if you don't like it too much, sell it (I'm sure the price won't go down too much)

But have you actually played a Plexi?


Yeah, a while back. I played a used one at the Guitar Center. I honestly don't know which one, so could someone tell me the differences tonally between the different amps? And what is the trick where you jump the inputs? How does that work?
2005 Epiphone Les Paul Custom
Marshall JCM900 MKIII Master Volume head
Carvin G412T cabinet
Line 6 DL-4
Boss BF-3
Boss CS-3
Boss NS-2
Boss OD-20
Boss PH-2
Ibanez TS-7 (being modded soon!)
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Well i have a JCM900 and i liek it pretty much, to modern sounds for me though (but im gonan put a 12AY7 in the Phase Inverter to get more classic sound) and ive played three Plexis (and original JMP and two reissues) and they are awesome. Remeber Plexi's doesn't haev a gain control, so you need to crank them! I will get an 18 watter TMB Ceriatone kit for my bday if my parents can afford one!

Well what stuff do you play? The JCM900 has better high gain, but the Plexi rapes the JCM900 in crunch and classic sounds.
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^Haha, I'm really considering one of them for the future, it's too damn perfect, and for so cheap! And the reviews are immense for it, everyone says it's the best amp they've ever heard and it gets the perfect tones.
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#12
^I was wondering the same thing, I think there's some websites that do that type of thing.
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hmmm
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#14
On ebay there's usually empty head cabinets for JMPs and JCMs and such

And wow, Nik(the owner) will make the amp for you! That's amazing for such low prices!
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If you know how to use a saw and a drill you could build your own cabinet for cheap.
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Make sure you look at the shipping prices, because they are located in Malaysia
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Well i have a JCM900 and i liek it pretty much, to modern sounds for me though (but im gonan put a 12AY7 in the Phase Inverter to get more classic sound) and ive played three Plexis (and original JMP and two reissues) and they are awesome. Remeber Plexi's doesn't haev a gain control, so you need to crank them! I will get an 18 watter TMB Ceriatone kit for my bday if my parents can afford one!

Well what stuff do you play? The JCM900 has better high gain, but the Plexi rapes the JCM900 in crunch and classic sounds.

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Get the Ceriatone, man. You can get a 900 later if you don't like the Super Lead.
My Mojave Scorpion/load box/power amp setup gets the best of both sounds. I'll post it again if anyone's interested. Sounds just like early EVH. Unbelieveably great tone at any volume. Run the Ceriatone like that, & WOW.
As far as a housing for it, I believe Mr. Hankey's newly acquired Bassman has a beautiful housing that's worth a look ( if my memory is correct). That thing just REEKS of class!
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Why did someone revive this thread?

It's from the days I had a JCM900 (before the Plexi!)
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Why did someone revive this thread?

It's from the days I had a JCM900 (before the Plexi!)

Damn it, Gabel! Why don't I ever read the dates on these threads?!
Next time I'll look first. Dumb.
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Yeah, a while back. I played a used one at the Guitar Center. I honestly don't know which one, so could someone tell me the differences tonally between the different amps? And what is the trick where you jump the inputs? How does that work?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5xPfhFb7AM
That guy talks about jumping the inputs (go thru until you see him plug a cable from one input directly to another input)