#1
I need an amp or stack, my band just started gigging, we play metal...
my price range is $500 (u.s. dollars), I cant spend more
The ones I'm considering to get are:

Line 6 Spider III 120w
Line 6 Spider III150w
HD75 Guitar Amp Head with Spider III 4x12 Cabinet
Crate GT1200H/G412SL Half Stack
Crate FlexWave Series FW120HS 120W 4x12 Half-Stack

which one is better? also recommend other amps.. (ppl always recommend Roland Cube and Vox Valvetronix, but they're over my price range)

thanks
Last edited by Shad11 at Oct 7, 2007,
#3
maybe a peavey valveking. i dont know if it would be quite heavy enough for you, though
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#4
watever you do, don't get a crate
Gear:
Jackson DKMG Dinky (EMG 81/85)
Ibanez GIO (i put a Dimbucker in the bridge)
Crate GT65 (65 watts) to be upgraded soon, suggestions welcome (must be tubed)
Floor Pod (for sale)
#5
Don't get any of those, they all sound pretty lifeless and have horrible gain channels and their clean channels aren't worth it to use a pedal on. I'll second the recommendation of the VK, I'd also suggest a used Peavey 5150 or Mesa F-30/F-50 combo.
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#6
Quote by Shad11
I need an amp or stack, my band just started gigging, we play metal...
my price range is $500 (u.s. dollars), I cant spend more
The ones I'm considering to get are:

Line 6 Spider III 120w
Line 6 Spider III150w
HD75 Guitar Amp Head with Spider III 4x12 Cabinet
Crate GT1200H/G412SL Half Stack
Crate FlexWave Series FW120HS 120W 4x12 Half-Stack


which one is better? also recommend other amps.. (ppl always recommend Roland Cube and Vox Valvetronix, but they're over my price range)

thanks

Those are all pretty terrible, IMO.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Roland-Cube-60-Guitar-Amp?sku=480197
Under 500?
That will get you over drums.

You don't need a halfstack to get over drums, man...

Also, a Used a Peavey 5150 would be awesome, and should run ya around 500 bucks. Look on your local craigslist...