#1
K so I've recently joined a new band and I just can't seem to here myself over the rest of the members because all I have is a ****ty VOX valvetronic amp. Now I love having lots of gain and distortion so I need an amp thet can pull this off. First thing is that i'm not really a fan of overdrive kind of distrotion (like Zakk Wylde) but I love the sound of say Dimebags sound where it's tight, almost completely noiseless, and can make pinch harmonics with ease. I was thinking either a Randall V2 or a Krankenstein, do u guys have any suggetions?
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http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Randall-RG50TC-50W-1x12-Guitar-Combo-Amp?sku=481197

your best choice for around that price range give or take 150$ or so.

its pretty colossall amp, great distortion channel and very loud.

i had a ****ty vox to lol and i switched to this after looking around and asking for a while.

oh might wanna think about getting a gate or noise suppressor to.
#4
you want to sound like Dime, go with what Dime had, either Krank, or Randall Warhead. My preference would be the Warhead. If you can find one.
#5
Well I don't really have a set budget right now but I plan on working some more soon and I already have about $1000 saved so lets say the budget is around $1500-$2000 give or take. Answering to Azrael I do have a noise suppreser right now and it's the BOSS NS-2.
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Well I don't want a "Dime" tone I was just reffering to the sound. I want something that has a tight sound, good distortion/gain sounds like early metallica, pantera, Lamb of God, or a modern gain sound.
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Ok what if I put my budget at $2500- $2750
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Well I don't want a "Dime" tone I was just reffering to the sound. I want something that has a tight sound, good distortion/gain sounds like early metallica, pantera, Lamb of God, or a modern gain sound.



Well two of those bands use's mesa's so i would say go that route. Mark 4 would be a good option..
#10
Well, you don't have to use the exact amps Dime used to get close to his sound.You can pick up a used Warhead for well under a $1000. I wouldn't recommend a Krankenstein (from the little I have heard in person). They are good amps but way overpriced. You'd be better off getting something from VHT or Engl if you're looking at spending $1500+.
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Ok what if I put my budget at $2500- $2750

Location?

EDIT: Mesa Mark IV or Roadster comes to mind.
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#12
Mark 4 heads run you about 1300-1500 Used. Then with the cab your looking to be right at 2 grand...

So 2 grand gets you a amp and cab... Unless you go with a combo then your looking at about $750 - $1000..
#13
I live in Canada but the dollar is close to the same as the american dollar.
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I live in Canada but the dollar is close to the same as the american dollar.

Well, yeah, but doesn't Mesa stuff cost alot more in Canada?
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Well, yeah, but doesn't Mesa stuff cost alot more in Canada?


I don't think so. But anyways I would also being using this guitar in my house so it would probably be a combo.
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