#2
Depends on budget, music style and what you need the amp for I think.
For normal bedroom practice the Vox Valvetronix series modeling amp is a good overall amp. It's is hybrid but it's basically a solid state with some sort of tube technology I think.

I heard the Roland Cube amps are also fairly good.

And the Roland Jazz Chorus I think is a good one but I have no experiance with it.
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#3
What type of music?

I love me a Roland Jazz Chorus.
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#5
Roland Jazz Chorus, absolutely.

They're great for playing jazz and light blues with, my school uses 'em.
#6
Tricky one.

I was impressed by the Vox Valvetronix, though I think the Peavey TransTube are great workhorse amps.
There aren't many high end tranny amps, though for metalheads Randall make excellent stuff, and for clean/jazz tones the roland Jazz Chorus is fantastic.

But for rock and blues music....valves win every time!
#7
High end Randall's for metal.
Roland Jazz Chorus for clean stuff/jazz.
Line 6 Vetta 2/HD147 for whatever.
Crate Shockwave for metal.
Ampeg whatever, the amp the Crate Shockwave was modeled after is sick too for high-gain.
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#8
Whats your price range. The Line 6 Vetta II is amazing. The HD147 is a completely different amp. The Jazz Chorus are nice for clean and very mild distortion, but are a bit sterile sounding and do not take OD pedals well at all. That is to be expected though.
#9
The kings of solid state are the Roland Jazz Chorus and Peavey Transtubes. I prefer the Peaveys for their more tube-like sound, but the clean sparkling chorus of the Roland are beautiful.
#10
I tried a Pritchard amp a few weeks ago, very dynamic, great cleans. OD was very sweet sounding, but price tag wasn't.

I'd say the most fun SS amp would be a flextone. Great price as well.
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#11
Lol, another +1 for the Jazz chorus, i owned one for some time... then times got hard and had to sell her......*tear*
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