#2
Neither. They're both solid state, though the Valvestate pretends not to be, so when you turn them up they'll sound terrible. Go for a small valve amp if you can.

What kind of music do you play?

What guitar have you got?

What is your current amp (if any)?

What is your budget?
#4
what else do you have to choose from?
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#6
i mean dont you have a budget, a style of music you play?

there are other brands fine for gigging.
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#7
Don't get either of those.
A peavey windsor (or other amps along those lines) are more marshall than those pieces of crap.
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#8
http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Crate-Flexwave-Series-FW120HS-120W-HalfStack?sku=481416

More for your money.

Plus I love the sound of crate amps. They use to have a better deal on a nice stack, but I guess they get rid of it. :S
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#9
if you play gigs, AND want a marshall, you have two options:

1. Buy a good, all tube marshall, and pay a pretty hefty price for excellent tones.

2. Buy a ****ty Park amp that has been bought and renamed by Marshall, and pretend that you have good tones, because you won't be getting them from your cheap "marshall."
#10
well i play rock like gnr type stuff

um my budget like like 200 to 250

im gettin a good deals on the marshalls bc i no the guys
#11
There has to be something better for the money. If you provide your budget and style, there are lots of people that would be glad to help you with that.

EDIT: I'm WAY behind. Sorry.
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#12
most places will mic up amps so it's not always necessary to have a huge amp.
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#13
As a General Rule of Thumb. No Marshall under $1000 is worth buying. For the same price as those you could look into those crate tube combos.
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#14
Quote by devonace1993
well i play rock like gnr type stuff

um my budget like like 200 to 250

im gettin a good deals on the marshalls bc i no the guys


Save your money up and hold back on gigging. No point in going out with ****ty tone if you can save up for better tone.
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#15
maybe a used classic 30 or a traynor.
Jenneh

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#16
well if yall dont mind go and take a look at guitar center and check at the used gear and give me some ideas ..i play rock and im lead guitar
#18
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maybe a used classic 30 or a traynor.

+10000
I've said this a million times but my classic 50 was $350 used. I bet a classic 30 could fall in the budget range of the TS.

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#19
Judging by his username DEVONace, I'll guess that he means 200-250 POUNDS. In which case I'm leaning towards a Peavey ValveKing 112 or a Laney VC-15.
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#21
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http://www.musiciansfriend.com/product/Crate-Flexwave-Series-FW120HS-120W-HalfStack?sku=481416

More for your money.

Plus I love the sound of crate amps. They use to have a better deal on a nice stack, but I guess they get rid of it. :S


More what for your money? Crap?

Seriously, stay away from any solidstate stack at that price range.
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#22
Quote by devonace1993
but i cant afford to get a small amp like that cuz i play gigs

honestly, if you can afford a marshall MG100DFX you can afford a valve amp capable of gigging.
I like analogue Solid State amps that make no effort to be "tube-like", and I'm proud of it...

...A little too proud, to be honest.
#23
Your so close yet 'feel' so far from getting a cool amp. If you have 250, you are "around the corner" from being able to get a decent tube amp - even a Used Marshall. I have seen the Peavey Classic 50 (I think??) on Craig's List for $325. And this was asking price. If you can hold on a little longer, you can really get so much more. I know this sucks and is easier to preach then actually do...LOL!

I very recently went to my local GC and tried one of these famous MG's. I had to hear these things, after hearing so much smack talked about them here on UG. IMHO ... they are NOT a bad as people make them out to be on this site. However, they seem geared toward practice amps...that look cool - more than really sound very good. I have tried quite a few amps in my days, and would not personally ever get an MG - although I am glad to have tried one.

Good luck and I think you will get more "long-term" satisfaction from decent tube amplification. As a last resort, you may want to try out the VOX Valvetronix (SP?) or the Roland cube...as they do sound better than an MG (IMHO) and cost around the same.
#24
Palomino v16.

Honestly, this thing was made for you.

Plus, it's right in your budget.

If you can't find one, a crate v18 would be good too.
They're pretty similar.
#25
Quote by devonace1993
no its dollars


Well yay for logic

You're not going to get much for 250$ my friend, I'd keep saving.
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