G215RCD review by Marshall

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 8
  • Reliability & Durability: 8
  • Features: 8
  • Reviewer's score: 8 Superb
  • Users' score: 8.8 (13 votes)
Marshall: G215RCD
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Price paid: $ 228.75

Sound — 8
I'm a rock, punk rock, punk-pop (lots of Blink 182), alternative rock, Indie person. The amp is really good enough for me and it usually gets the sounds I want. What I don't like about it is that it is a bit noisy when on full distortion but the clean is fine. I'm not sure bout the chorus and reverb but I love them but that's probably because my old amp never had them. The distortion isnt the most brutal but with my DS-1 Boss pedal it's heavy enough for what I play. I use an Epiphone Dot and a Fender Squier Strat Affinity. The chorus sounds pretty good to me.

Overall Impression — 8
My overall impression is that I don't think it's the best amp in the world, but it's good compared to what I used to have and it's enough for me. I wish I did try out the other amps that the guitar dude was offering me too though. I probably wont buy this again if it was lost because I like to try new stuff out. I probably would have prefered the Marshall I was going to get though. My verdict, not the best, not the worst.

Reliability & Durability — 8
Well it's my only amp now, and it's defo by far better than my old one. It's quite heavy because of the two speakers but I would use it in a gig. Not sure bout other people but I'll use it in a gig, but that's probably cause I don't have much. it's still quite new as in last week new, so it hasn't broken down yet but it fell over once in the car and no damage that I can see. Seems reliable and durable to me.

Features — 8
I'm not too sure about this amp. It has 2 built in speakers and it has chorus effects, reverb, etc. It has headphones and a CD player input. I was out looking for a new amp as my old one died (finally). My old amp broke before my band practice and I was in a rush before band practice. It is a lot better than my old amp and I'm happy enough with the features.

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    James T. Music
    I love this amp. Found it cheap at a clothing shop 50% off from only 50 bucks!!! So a 25 dollar amp i got. Input jack was messed up, but fixed, and not a problem since. Nothing has failed, its a great amp. I think the speakers may be getting a little tired, but I expect they will, however it has many more months of playing. I love the tone i can get tho...I hook a crybaby up, and get great vintage rock sounds. I say buy it!