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    Just curious as to what everyone views as over priced and overrated gear, specifically amps. I'll kick it off. In my opinion, Orange amps are way overpriced for what you get. Frankly you could buy any number of vintage amps for the price of an Orange Rockerverb or Thunderverb. Furthermore, there are several amps available with more features in the same price range.

    OK, my rant is over for now. Whaddaya got, HCAF?
    Good deals: desceneisvals, pfindeis (x2), jes89, timbow27, uOpt, DirtyBird, durs836, thelorddread, baja85, rohr28, yem (x2), rockapede, 02-fatboy, Shamdog, NixerX, jimmyjameb0, ryanougrad, dschofielld, sgboy, fxloop, julianstoked, dmc69, ameede

  • #2
    Two-Rock's and Diezel's. Did not do all that much for me.
    Guitars: Godin Session CB, Larrivee D-05, Ibanez RG, Hagstrom Swede
    Amps/Cabs: Fargen Miniplex MKII, Egnater Tweaker, Fender Mustang III, Mills Afterburner 4x12

    Good deals: Dimebag11, guitarslinger, ThePunisherTF, Wayne87mott, Kev324, zack, alaskaehlers, c2ply, ak37, droptrd, dboy5150, dropthisd, rbasaria, Shooto, Jon Hiller, DoubleBarrel, BabyDaddy, Edge11, bdhn, the gunslinger

    "Hi, I'm Yesterday...and today I am looking for Tomorrow"- Maina

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    • #3
      TITAN
      got a question about TITAN amps? ask me
      here

      my website

      TITAN AMPS on myspace


      My band:Last Comes Gunfire

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      • #4
        TITAN


        Bull****************
        Guitars: Godin Session CB, Larrivee D-05, Ibanez RG, Hagstrom Swede
        Amps/Cabs: Fargen Miniplex MKII, Egnater Tweaker, Fender Mustang III, Mills Afterburner 4x12

        Good deals: Dimebag11, guitarslinger, ThePunisherTF, Wayne87mott, Kev324, zack, alaskaehlers, c2ply, ak37, droptrd, dboy5150, dropthisd, rbasaria, Shooto, Jon Hiller, DoubleBarrel, BabyDaddy, Edge11, bdhn, the gunslinger

        "Hi, I'm Yesterday...and today I am looking for Tomorrow"- Maina

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        • #5
          Two-Rock's and Diezel's. Did not do all that much for me.


          Diezel is an odd one. To me, there's no such thing as a $3000+amp. In fact, I will not pay much more than $2000 for an amp.
          Good deals: desceneisvals, pfindeis (x2), jes89, timbow27, uOpt, DirtyBird, durs836, thelorddread, baja85, rohr28, yem (x2), rockapede, 02-fatboy, Shamdog, NixerX, jimmyjameb0, ryanougrad, dschofielld, sgboy, fxloop, julianstoked, dmc69, ameede

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          • #6
            Bull****************


            that's just, like, your opinion, man







            /lebowski
            got a question about TITAN amps? ask me
            here

            my website

            TITAN AMPS on myspace


            My band:Last Comes Gunfire

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            • #7
              Orange and ENGL.
              Good deals with: the avenger, Zepsongs, BryanFTWL, gibbyshibby, marshmi, Ovid9, emptyparadigm, thesockmonster, Krunch79, VoodooChild24, espdna, StopReferencing, mhn433, NixerX, Mood Sphinx, itkindaworks, SomeDayRockstar, guller1, metz420(TGP)

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              • #8
                Cameron, Dumble, among others. When it comes down to it, amps are worth what people are willing to pay for them and if they like the tone they're getting, good for them.

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                • #9
                  Just curious as to what everyone views as over priced and overrated gear, specifically amps. I'll kick it off. In my opinion, Orange amps are way overpriced for what you get. Frankly you could buy any number of vintage amps for the price of an Orange Rockerverb or Thunderverb. Furthermore, there are several amps available with more features in the same price range.

                  OK, my rant is over for now. Whaddaya got, HCAF?



                  my thunderverb 50 is the ****************, youre thread sucks

                  on the serious note though, find me an amp that sounds like a TV50 and shares the features. and they have cheaper options which sound badass as well.
                  great deals with Urinate Forever and stratedge09






                  Originally Posted by DrakkarTyrannis


                  Ya'll n****s is gay



                  Cheers, Lucius.




                  the.Orange.congolomorate Thunderverb 50 sucka!
                  SG ARMY

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                  • #10
                    Rogue
                    Dillybar 13 july 2008.
                    "I do not expect you to lift one of your lazy fingers to find the proof that I am right."

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                    • #11
                      Orange are overrated
                      Blackstar are overpriced and overrated
                      Bogner Ecstasy is overrated and overpriced
                      Marshall JVM is overrated
                      Most amps are overpriced
                      5150 and it's variants are overrated.
                      These are the only things I can think of off the top of my head that seem blatantly one or the other or both.
                      There are many more amps I don't like, but I don't necessarily think they are overpriced or overrated........

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                      • #12
                        I think someone is confusing "overrated" and "overpriced."
                        Originally Posted by buddhapaugh


                        Rocking the spandex AND the depends!

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                        • #13
                          my thunderverb 50 is the ****************, youre thread sucks

                          on the serious note though, find me an amp that sounds like a TV50 and shares the features. and they have cheaper options which sound badass as well.


                          The closest thing I could suggest is like a Blackstar HT Club 50, then buy an attenuator.
                          Good deals: desceneisvals, pfindeis (x2), jes89, timbow27, uOpt, DirtyBird, durs836, thelorddread, baja85, rohr28, yem (x2), rockapede, 02-fatboy, Shamdog, NixerX, jimmyjameb0, ryanougrad, dschofielld, sgboy, fxloop, julianstoked, dmc69, ameede

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                          • #14
                            The closest thing I could suggest is like a Blackstar HT Club 50, then buy an attenuator.


                            WAT?!?! I like Blackstars a lot but they sound nothing like an Orange. Tone is completely different.
                            Originally Posted by buddhapaugh


                            Rocking the spandex AND the depends!

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                            • #15
                              Pretty much every amp but Peaveys are overpriced.

                              JCM 800s are over priced because you can get Butcher that sounds just as good for a 1/3 the price.

                              Rectos and Mark IVs are over priced because you can get a xxx or ultra that sounds just as good for 1/4 the price.

                              And I love all the amps I just said are over priced, but reality is realty, The Mark IV is my favorite amp I've ever played, but really that thing wasn't worth $1200 when I can cop pretty much the same tones with a Peavey Ultra I paid $150 for just saying.

                              And I love Marshalls, always been a fan boi, but **************** come, Going price for used a used 2203 is around $1000, and the used price of a Butcher is about $300, and they sound almost ****************ing identical.
                              Originally Posted by Sixtonoize


                              It's cool...you don't have to have any idea what you're talking about to post here.

                              It's alright.









                              Originally Posted by Wizard of Ozz



                              I've owned at least 50 Marshalls...

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