#1
I have a Boss GT-6, and I'm needing a good amp head to run it through, preferably something with a rather flat or transparent tone. I like what I've gotten with my GT-6 and don't really want to muddy it up. I had originally considered a Crate Powerblock, as I hear it's great for that, but unfortunately it's discontinued now .

If you can find something around the same price range as the Powerblock (which was around $2-300 if I recall), that'll be great, but even if not, I still need to keep it fairly budget friendly. (Around $300 sounds about right, but I can go higher if that's just too low.)

Now before anyone starts, because I 've been here long enough to know what happens in these kind of threads: I don't give a **** what you think about modelers, I didn't ask for a tube amp or something with "better tone", I'm asking for a transparent, loud, and cheap amp head, nothing more.
#3
you know you need a cab as well as a head, dont you?
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#4
the Crate Powerblock is pretty much made for stuff like that. and I still see them all over the place.
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#5
You could try looking for a used Powerblock. Or you could look at something like a Fender Frontman - or even a keyboard amp. A used Peavey Valveking might be worth a shot too (112 combo).
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#6
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you know you need a cab as well as a head, dont you?


Of course I know that. I'm not a complete dolt you know.

And I suppose if there's nothing else out there at all I can try my best to hunt down a powerblock.

@Fama: ah thanks, I'll keep an eye out.
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I think your GT-6 works as the preamp, so you only have to buy a power amp, if i'm right?


More or less, now that I think about it. I always plug it into the effects loop so I suppose you're right.
#9
Your a better man then me I tried for almost a year to get a workable eq out of that processor. Then it went out the door.
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#10
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Your a better man then me I tried for almost a year to get a workable eq out of that processor. Then it went out the door.


It'd surprise you how much it helps just to always set the output to Line-In/PA. I smacked myself when I realized what a difference it made :P.

Also, it helps not to use those bloody awful sounding amp models. I just leave it on Fender TWIN and use the stompbox models for distortion and everything sounds very nice.

Of course, excessive EQ tweaking also really, really helps.
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#14
a keyboard amp, or a generic power amp would be you best bet i think
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