Price paid: $ 750
Purchased from: Used
Sound — 10
I use an Ibanez RG320DXQM with it gives me the sound I was looking for. Like a lot of amps I recomend that you do not turn the gain in the lead channel all the way up because all your adding is more noise and feedback. after a certain point you ear can't tell the difference, with this amp it's about 6 or 7. The distortion is amazing, if your looking for a sound like Unearth, Bleeding Through, etc, this is the amp your looking for.
Overall Impression — 10
If your into metal/hardcore/death metal and everything around that, this is the amp for you. Great distortion with a great tone and a great cut through. I've been playing guitar for about 5 years, and if I'm going to tell you one thing, that is that I will never ever go back to solid state. Tube amps are simply the best, go find your perfect match and enjoy.
Reliability & Durability — 10
So far it has been amazing. But no amp is perfect and will last you forever, so I would recomend having a backup head/amp as a backup because anything could happen, no matter what head you have.
Features — 8
The 6505 was made as the sequal for the 5150 series and to celebrate Peavey's 40 years in the market. I play mostly metal and this amp is a beast, amazing low end, it cuts through really well and very sensible knobs to get the tone you want. It has two channels rythem and lead both with enough gain to make your leg hairs go crazy, it features a footswitch with two buttons. One for channel switching and the other one for the effects loop. I use this head anywhere from small house shows to stadium shows, with 120 tube watts, its more than enough power. If you ever nedded more all you have to do is mike it but you probably want to do that either way.