#1
I am looking for a good reliable tube amp for band practice that isn't too expensive. To give you an impression of the prices, a Roland Cube 30x is for 280 USD where I live.

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#3
Lets say 350USD.

EDIT: But remember don't suggest an amp that is for 350USD in the US, take the CUBE's price into account.
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Last edited by breakstuff at Apr 6, 2008,
#4
Quote by breakstuff
Lets say 350USD.

A Peavey Windsor Studio would probably be good, as long as you don't really need a full- fledged clean channel.

Otherwise, I'd get a Valveking 112. Not as great as other amps in the price range tone- wise, but it's loud.
#5
Quote by hrdcorelaxplaya
A Peavey Windsor Studio would probably be good, as long as you don't really need a full- fledged clean channel.

Otherwise, I'd get a Valveking 112. Not as great as other amps in the price range tone- wise, but it's loud.


I don't need something that is too loud, just good enough for band practice (there are 2guitars in the band) I really care for the tone, I play Megadeth/Metallica style music.

Also what is wrong with the Peavey's clean channel?
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#6
Quote by breakstuff
I don't need something that is too loud, just good enough for band practice (there are 2guitars in the band) I really care for the tone, I play Megadeth/Metallica style music.

Also what is wrong with the Peavey's clean channel?

It doesn't exist. You can get a clean sound out of it by lowering the preamp volume and using the master volume, but it won't get extremely loud, and it'll still sound a little bit dirty.
#7
Try getting a used B-52!!!
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#8
What's the make of the B52?
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#9
Quote by breakstuff
What's the make of the B52?



B-52 is the make! What music are you playing? A Crate V18 sounds like a good idea for anything other than metal, but obviously a pedal will help with that.
#10
I play Thrash metal.
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#11
a crate RFX30 is what i use for band practice.

http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Crate-RFX30-Combo-?sku=487831

it's got decent volume and tone, and some cool effects on it. it's a solid state amp.

maybe not the best choice for your type of music but you could make it work and it's relatively cheap.

EDIT: you could buy a good pedal for thrash and hook it up to this amp since you play that type of music.

hope this helps.
#12
If you play Thrash then a Peavey Valveking or Windsor Studio would be the best option.