#1
I can't frikking find an amp in europe thats possible to get with the tone I want...

I've been looking a bit around for Peavey Valvekings, but Ive heard they arent that impressive?

Need loads of distortion, shredability and decent cleans wouldnt hurt.

Any suggestions?
#4
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Wouldnt a valveking still blow ss's away?


I wouldn't call a valveking an "amazing amp" though and their isnt really "blow an SS" away, Tube works differently and is only better by opinion, most people can't tell the difference.
#5
A valveking is a love-it-or-hate-it amp. It sounds good, but it might not be suited for everyone. I found that it has a very crunchy tone, with a lot of harmonics. A bit like Van Halen. It's got HUGE gain, especially with the boost engaged, it goes into a dirty almost fuzz-like tone.

It's good, but you need to try it to decide if it's for you.

Check out some used amps, like Laneys and Randalls. They offer good valve amps, but they cost a bit more. You might get them cheaper second hand.
#6
Yeah, stalking my local secondhand market atm

But yeah, the distortion sounds a slight fuzzy... Dunno how I feel bout that
#7
Oh, and IF I do decide to get a VK, would it matter alot if I took the 112 over the 212 to save some cash?
Would there be much difference in volume/tone?
#9
i'd say vk, fallen angel, or randall rg50 tc at your current budget (maybe even a dsl401)- though if you save up you can get better. it's really up to you.
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#10
Well, I'd rather stay on this budget for now and in time, if upgrade will be necessary, upgrade to a high end laney or mesa
#11
peavey windsor and laney gh50l would also be worth a look, though you'd need a cab for those. but yeah, try those 3 i mentioned, and the laney and windsor, and see what you think.
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#15
The difference in the 112 and the 212 is basically the 212 'sounds' louder. the 112 will sound good at lower volumes but the 212 will have a lot of low end. At higher volumes teh 212 will have a 'fuller' sound.
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#16
another £80 and you can get an ENGL thunder e332 (it's cheaper and probably better than the more expensive thunder e330)

the e322 has volume control for each of the 3 channels, the e320 shares a volume for 2 of the 3 chanells but has built in reverb. really not worth the extra £50

only downside is that they have a shared EQ, which is fine if you can find an EQ that your happy with on both clean and gain channels.

check it out, i fell in love with it
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