Price paid: $ 608.3
Purchased from: Long and Mcquade
Sound — 10
I play with my Epiphone Les Paul Standard, and I usually play through a DigiTech RP300A. I like to play rock to metal, and I can always match it to what I'm playing. It get's sort of noisy but not too much. But really, it's a great buy because of it's massive distortion. Even without my effects the distortion is just crazy once you crank it up loud enough, because it always sounds better loud. The clean channel is also very nice I've had no problems with it distorting once I start playing louder.
Overall Impression — 9
I like to play metal and this amp is perfect for it. When I say metal I mean Metallica and stuff like that. I've been playing for around 2 years, and I do own my first amp, but it's a pile of shit. If it were stolen, I might buy it, but it's quite expensive. I really love it's distortion and nothing about it is truely bad. I might just buy the extension speaker but not because I need it, just because it's cool. All in all it's a great amp, go buy one today!
Reliability & Durability — 7
Unfortunately, the amp did break down, it just plain didn't make any noise anymore. They said something about playing with the distortion too high but that's crazy. I got it fixed soon after and it was fine. I can depend on I would say and I would probably play without a backup, just because I'm too poor to afford one.
Features — 8
This Amp is great. It has two channels, Lead and Clean, and a boost for each one. It's all tube with EL34's and 12AX7 distortion tubes. (I think) I've had it for about a year now and it did once fail on me, but it was under warranty. It features an effects loop, an output for a cabinet sort of thing but unfortunately no headphone jack. I kind of wanted one. But anyways, it weighs 45 lbs, it's got enough power for anything, unless you're playing huge ass shows but even then, it's 50 watts tube.