G-10 review by Nevada

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  • Sound: 3
  • Overall Impression: 4
  • Reliability & Durability: 3
  • Features: 3
  • Reviewer's score: 3.3 Poor
  • Users' score: 3 (2 votes)
Nevada: G-10

Sound — 3
The clean channel doesn't sound so bad when played with a decent guitar. It's a shame there's no reverb feature though, because the clean channel would truely sound fairly decent for its size then. The distortion channel sounds truely awful - partly down to the fact that there's no 'Gain' knob installed (If you wanna control the gain, you gotta use the volume knob on your guitar).

Overall Impression — 4
I got it with a starter guitar bundle, and that's all this amp is; a starter. Kind of gets you to grips with the electric guitar, but after that it goes into the cupboard and is never seen again. It sounds so bad, and you really realise how bad it sounds when you get a better amp. Give it another 10/20 watts, controllable distortion channel and reverb, and the amp would be pretty good. But I digress - it's a starter amp. YOu get what you pay for (or, in this case, what you're given).

Reliability & Durability — 3
I'd never go gigging with it. Don't get me wrong, it holds out and seems sturdy enough for now - it's dependable in that sense. But it just sounds so awful. Like I said, great if you just wanna strum away in your bedroom. But if you're serious about gigging etc. you need to think bigger. You simply won't get the power OR a decent sound out of this thing.

Features — 3
The amp features little in terms of tonal diversity. There is a volume knob and trebble/bass knobs. There is an oversdrive switch, but no seperate channel controls - don't expect to have much control over your sound. You can't even control how much gain you get. It looks ok, nice leather finish around the shell, rubber edges... It's alright for beginners, but I'd never go out gigging with it. I'd be embarrased.

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    if u want reverb and a gain control then u should bought the g30 (one of the best ss amps i played)...
    belavista man
    MarkoakaNiggaK wrote: if u want reverb and a gain control then u should bought the g30 (one of the best ss amps i played)...
    No choice but to get this. It came free with a guitar. By the way, I said that it's mine, it actually belongs to someone who's just started playing guitar. I happen to live with them. My own amp is HIWatt.