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  • #31
    should have JetCity in the running
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    &quot;Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more.&quot;<br />
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    • #32
      5150 III 50 watt.



      I just picked one up, can do just about anything/everything there is out there--clean, crunchy, catastrophically driven. Okay, it isn't truly a 3 channel amp with 1 & 2 sharing settings, but keep the gain up on that channel and roll the volume back on your guitar for the clean tones and BAM, it is pretty much a 3 channel amp.



      Yeah it is a little more, but you deserve and you are worth it DAMNIT after all you do! You deserve to treat yourself!



      Derek

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      • #33
        5150 III 50 watt.



        I just picked one up, can do just about anything/everything there is out there--clean, crunchy, catastrophically driven. Okay, it isn't truly a 3 channel amp with 1 & 2 sharing settings, but keep the gain up on that channel and roll the volume back on your guitar for the clean tones and BAM, it is pretty much a 3 channel amp.



        Yeah it is a little more, but you deserve and you are worth it DAMNIT after all you do! You deserve to treat yourself!



        Derek

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        • #34
          Just jammin.......and looking for classic tones I'd get the Orange Micro Terror...........you have pedals that can make it a 2 channel amp (get a delay pedal also) and your there



          edit: just saw the 5150 III purchace....congrats

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          • #35
            Just jammin.......and looking for classic tones I'd get the Orange Micro Terror...........you have pedals that can make it a 2 channel amp (get a delay pedal also) and your there



            edit: just saw the 5150 III purchace....congrats

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            • #36
              Honestly out of the amps you listed , I'd take the Vypyr over any of those
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              1981 Gibson Les Paul Custom- Wine Red<br />
              1971 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop<br />
              1995 Gibson Les Paul Classic<br />
              2010 Fender American Tele<br />
              2011 Fender Am. Std Strat<br />
              1984 Marshall JCM 800 2203<br />
              1974 Marshall JMP Superlead<br />
              Orange Rockerverb 100 MK II<br />
              Peavey JSX<br />
              Peavey XXX<br />
              Line 6 Spider IV 75 (2) for the cover band<br />
              Orange cabs<br />
              Beer &amp; Whiskey</div>

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              • #37
                Honestly out of the amps you listed , I'd take the Vypyr over any of those
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                1981 Gibson Les Paul Custom- Wine Red<br />
                1971 Gibson Les Paul Goldtop<br />
                1995 Gibson Les Paul Classic<br />
                2010 Fender American Tele<br />
                2011 Fender Am. Std Strat<br />
                1984 Marshall JCM 800 2203<br />
                1974 Marshall JMP Superlead<br />
                Orange Rockerverb 100 MK II<br />
                Peavey JSX<br />
                Peavey XXX<br />
                Line 6 Spider IV 75 (2) for the cover band<br />
                Orange cabs<br />
                Beer &amp; Whiskey</div>

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                • #38
                  Peavey Classic 30 or 50. I have the 50 head, love that amp. Seriously amazing. Can't speak much for the 30, but the 50 can really do just about anything you could ask minus going into death metal or loud stoner rock territory.



                  Has great blues to rock tones, and awesome cleanes. The vyper is also a cool amp, but none of us would try to talk you out of getting new one, cause that's just cool. Knowing what I know now, if I were in your shoes, I'd go PV Classic series. They come in 4x10's, 1x12's, 2x12's, heads... Not sure if they have a 15" version. I've heard of a lot of amazing results with a 2x12 with a speaker swap. I'd bet the originals are also great though.
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                  <br />
                  For your reference, what I'm mostly using right now:<br />
                  Laney VH100R<br />
                  Titan &quot;Cerberus&quot; (sorta)<br />
                  Mesa 4x12, homegrown 6x12 (v30/g12h30)<br />
                  <br />
                  My Band: <a href="http://www.reverbnation.com/#!/jesust" target="_blank">Jesust</a></div>

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                  • #39
                    Peavey Classic 30 or 50. I have the 50 head, love that amp. Seriously amazing. Can't speak much for the 30, but the 50 can really do just about anything you could ask minus going into death metal or loud stoner rock territory.



                    Has great blues to rock tones, and awesome cleanes. The vyper is also a cool amp, but none of us would try to talk you out of getting new one, cause that's just cool. Knowing what I know now, if I were in your shoes, I'd go PV Classic series. They come in 4x10's, 1x12's, 2x12's, heads... Not sure if they have a 15" version. I've heard of a lot of amazing results with a 2x12 with a speaker swap. I'd bet the originals are also great though.
                    <div class="signaturecontainer">I do not accept any liability for anything said in the above post.<br />
                    <br />
                    <br />
                    For your reference, what I'm mostly using right now:<br />
                    Laney VH100R<br />
                    Titan &quot;Cerberus&quot; (sorta)<br />
                    Mesa 4x12, homegrown 6x12 (v30/g12h30)<br />
                    <br />
                    My Band: <a href="http://www.reverbnation.com/#!/jesust" target="_blank">Jesust</a></div>

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                    • #40
                      I stopped by my local GC and they had a used Egnator Tweaker at an already great price, that after trade-ins made it an unbelievable price.



                      So, I've got a new amp!

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                      • #41
                        I stopped by my local GC and they had a used Egnator Tweaker at an already great price, that after trade-ins made it an unbelievable price.



                        So, I've got a new amp!

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                        • #42






                          Quote Originally Posted by BrammyH
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                          I stopped by my local GC and they had a used Egnator Tweaker at an already great price, that after trade-ins made it an unbelievable price.



                          So, I've got a new amp!




                          I picked one of these up not too long ago as well... They sound great and are super fun to play!



                          Cole
                          <div class="signaturecontainer"><div align="center"><u><b>Amps</b></u><br />
                          </div><div align="center">Marshall JCM900 2500 MkIII<br />
                          Egnater Tweaker 15<br />
                          TRM Guitarcabs Wide Ported 1x12 (Fane Medusa 150)<br />
                          </div> <br />
                          <div align="center"><u><b>Pedals</b></u><br />
                          Korg Pitchblack+<br />
                          Ibanez Weeping Demon Jr.<br />
                          Pro Tone Thruster<br />
                          Monte Allums GT Mod SD-1<br />
                          ISP Decimator (Loop)<br />
                          MXR 6 Band EQ (Loop)<br />
                          Hermida Reverb (Loop)<br />
                          Visual Sound V3 Single Tap Delay (Loop)<br />
                          Carl Martin Octaswitch<br />
                          Powered by Voodoo Labs &amp; T-Rex<br />
                          </div></div>

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                          • #43






                            Quote Originally Posted by BrammyH
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                            I stopped by my local GC and they had a used Egnator Tweaker at an already great price, that after trade-ins made it an unbelievable price.



                            So, I've got a new amp!




                            I picked one of these up not too long ago as well... They sound great and are super fun to play!



                            Cole
                            <div class="signaturecontainer"><div align="center"><u><b>Amps</b></u><br />
                            </div><div align="center">Marshall JCM900 2500 MkIII<br />
                            Egnater Tweaker 15<br />
                            TRM Guitarcabs Wide Ported 1x12 (Fane Medusa 150)<br />
                            </div> <br />
                            <div align="center"><u><b>Pedals</b></u><br />
                            Korg Pitchblack+<br />
                            Ibanez Weeping Demon Jr.<br />
                            Pro Tone Thruster<br />
                            Monte Allums GT Mod SD-1<br />
                            ISP Decimator (Loop)<br />
                            MXR 6 Band EQ (Loop)<br />
                            Hermida Reverb (Loop)<br />
                            Visual Sound V3 Single Tap Delay (Loop)<br />
                            Carl Martin Octaswitch<br />
                            Powered by Voodoo Labs &amp; T-Rex<br />
                            </div></div>

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                            • #44






                              Quote Originally Posted by BrammyH
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                              I stopped by my local GC and they had a used Egnator Tweaker at an already great price, that after trade-ins made it an unbelievable price.



                              So, I've got a new amp!




                              Good deal





                              Peaveys, unless free, are for poor people and sound accordingly.

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                              • #45






                                Quote Originally Posted by BrammyH
                                View Post

                                I stopped by my local GC and they had a used Egnator Tweaker at an already great price, that after trade-ins made it an unbelievable price.



                                So, I've got a new amp!




                                Good deal





                                Peaveys, unless free, are for poor people and sound accordingly.

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