#1
I'm gonna kick my butt long and hard for opening a "what amp" thread to add to the oh so many list of them on here, but I couldn't really find any other threads like this that tickled my fancy.

Anyways, I'm soon to purchase a new valve amp and I preferably want it to be a combo or a small half stack (head and 2x10 or 2x12 cab). I need it to have some power since I'd be playing a band. I would use it for cleans, lighter overdrive, the heaviest stuff I'd be playing would be like acdc or zeppelin. This is for pop rock and indie/alt kind of stuff. I'd be putting a few pedals in front of it as well..

I'm probably gonna buy used just because its cheaper and I'm still in highschool, and you know the whole situation. I kind of want it to be under about 500 but I suppose I can always save up a little more, you know...

So yeah if you could please throw out some reccomendations. Thanks so much!
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe
Takamine G340SC
Epiphone G 310
Last edited by batman123 at Jan 21, 2007,
#2
Fender Hotrods are very nice!

But im not sure how much they are in the states.

They are real loud too, dont be fooled by the 40-60 watts!
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#3
yeah, i was definetly considering getting one of those, they are like 600-750 bucks here new, but I could probably get one used in my range..
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe
Takamine G340SC
Epiphone G 310
#4
Marshall DSL401? All tube, 40 watts so loud enough for bands and gig'ism. Beautiful tone, great for AC/DC.

Cheers.
#5
If cleans are your priority, Fender is the way to go. Hot Rod or Blues Deluxe. Peavey Classic 30/50 or Delta Blues, Crate VC30 or V32. You need to plug into a few things at the local shop, see what you like, and start shopping. You really have a lot of choices in your price range for a mid-gain amp.
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#6
thanks alot everyone, I'll definetly look into as many of these as I can!
Fender Hot Rod Deluxe
Takamine G340SC
Epiphone G 310
#7
traynor! ycv40 (more fendery) or 50 (more marshally, from what I hear- I've only tried the 40 (and 20)). might be a little over (like maybe 150 for the 50), but I prefer them to the HRD and dsl401.
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