to be short and sweet, tube amps sound louder to the ear. alos, when the volume is turned up, natural tube overdirve is produced. someone here will explain better
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what is the difference in a regular amp and a tube amp?

regular amp or solid state uses transistors
and a tube amp uses tubes

Tube amps can go louder, have a better tone, and can be overdriven
But you have to replaces the tubes every year or so.
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tubes sound warmer, and generally most people consider them to have a far greater tone than solid state amps. Only problem is that tube amps can sometimes cost an arm and a leg to buy.

If you want more info use the search button at the top. There are literally hundreds of threads that explain the difference in detail. Actually i think the stickied thread in Guitar Gear and Amp goes over the difference also.

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