#1
hi, just wanna ask you people's opinions on what the most affordable yet decent practice amp is

i mainly use a MIM Strat with Dimarzio pickups in it
I also use boss Metal Zone II pedal
i do anything from hard rock to progressive metal (can't say i'm good)

I can't afford anything near $300
and as long as the amp is pretty decent, it'll do

i'll take any suggestions and recommendations
thanks
#2
Roland Cube 30X, Vox AD30VT-XL, Epiphone Valve Junior combo (that would be the best match to your pedal). Those are the main choices that most people look at, and with good reason.
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#3
I played around with a Kustom 35 DFX for the longest time, only costs about $200 new, you could get a used one for around $150.
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#6
Check out the Line 6 Spider III series - if you can't afford $300 - can you afford $199 for the 30w version?
The pros: pretty good sound, good reliability
The cons: solid state, can't really tweak the built in effects

On the other hand - do you really need an amp? You have a computer, try downloading free amp simulator trial software from Alien Connections Revalver - http://www.alienconnections.com/products_revalverii.htm,
or Native Instruments Guitar RIG http://www.native-instruments.com/index.php?id=guitarline, or Digidesign Eleven http://digidesign.com/index.cfm?navid=48&langid=100&itemid=28525&ref=eleven_now-m
#7
The MG, its just awesome in every aspect

On a serious not, im not sure how much it costs but the Fender blues junior is nice.
#8
Blues junior runs about $450
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#9
Quote by Screaming Stone
Check out the Line 6 Spider III series - if you can't afford $300 - can you afford $199 for the 30w version?
The pros: pretty good sound, good reliability
The cons: solid state, can't really tweak the built in effects

On the other hand - do you really need an amp? You have a computer, try downloading free amp simulator trial software from Alien Connections Revalver - http://www.alienconnections.com/products_revalverii.htm,
or Native Instruments Guitar RIG http://www.native-instruments.com/index.php?id=guitarline, or Digidesign Eleven http://digidesign.com/index.cfm?navid=48&langid=100&itemid=28525&ref=eleven_now-m


I must disagree with you. It doesn't really sound that great at all, way too digital. Although, the insane channel is okay, just too much feedback. I wouldn't suggest any Line 6 amps.
#10
Quote by XxGibsonSGxX
I must disagree with you. It doesn't really sound that great at all, way too digital. Although, the insane channel is okay, just too much feedback. I wouldn't suggest any Line 6 amps.


I personally think the insane is the worst part of the amp. IF you turn the gain more than 4 it all sounds the same, its a fizzy thin...something, Its not really a distortion its more like a fuzz.

The metal is so-so but still not the best. The crunch is what I use most of the time, but still it sounds pretty bad. And the clean is okay, I run my digitech rp80 through it and it sounds pretty good.

But still I say you go with the cube, or the vox like suggested in the posts above, they are good for the price.
#11
Yeah sue me, but go with a line six...just for practice
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#16
if you already have an amp just save your money and get something worth paying for, chance are if you're serious you're gonna want something louder than a drummer
#17
oh, i'm looking for an amp which i can use alone to practice at home
we got a big system when jammnig together