#1
okay, im looking to buying my 1st tube amp im thinking Kustom the Defender because its 50 watts (plenty of noise) and its a good amp, so i wont HAVE to buy an amp again for awhile....im saying not for a awhile because i will be giggin soon and im not sure if 5w or 20w is enough to get over a drummer....meaning im also looking at the VJ and the Peavey Windsor
#2
For gigs, alot of people recommend at least 30w or so. So i think the Kustom will bve perfectly fine.
#5
Lulz lulz u rn't gigging n00bz u dont n33d th@t much p0wer.


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If you like the sound go for it. I'm not going to discourage you away from a high end amp like that. I personally am saving up for a Marshall Vintage Modern to complete my amplifier set up. So yeah, sounds like a good choice.
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#6
I would go with a Fender Twin Reverb. But that's just me.

But yeah, man. Kustom would be a nice amp.
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#7
Look at the fender hot rod tube amps. Blues Junior, Blues Deluxe, HotRod DeVille, etc. I cant recommend them highly enough.
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Quote by rokknrollldude
okay, im looking to buying my 1st tube amp im thinking Kustom the Defender because its 50 watts (plenty of noise) and its a good amp, so i wont HAVE to buy an amp again for awhile....im saying not for a awhile because i will be giggin soon and im not sure if 5w or 20w is enough to get over a drummer....meaning im also looking at the VJ and the Peavey Windsor


The Defender looks interesting to me, but I haven't seen it in person yet. Depending on the kind of gigging you're doing, you might be able to get by with as little as 15W if you don't really need cleans. I've played a 5W amp and cut thru a drummer, if not over, but another guitar or keys probably would've drowned me right out. Depends a lot on the drummer and style of music.

In general, if you want gigging cleans, I'd suggest 30W or so. The Crate V33 falls into the style of amp you seem to be looking at, and would probably suit you well, as would something like a used Peavey Classic 30.
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