if you could have only one amp?

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if you could have only one amp?

Post by Mikal69 » Sat Feb 11, 2012 3:57 pm

if you could have only one amp (besides an MTS series) what would it be?

for me it would be an Egnater Tourmaster or Mesa MkV
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Post by ncsouthpaw » Sat Feb 11, 2012 4:11 pm

If I had to pick one amp it would probably be a '59 Bassman 4x10.
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Post by Nightdare » Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:53 pm

Soldano X99 or X88 with a nice powersection

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Post by jayd41 » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:18 pm

My Tremoverb.
It does EVERYTHING.
Beautiful Clean channel that can crunch up. Vintage High Gain, Modern High Gain, and the Blues channel are all absolutely amazing.
Plus the Spongy/Bold power switch and the switchable rectifiers give me endless tonal options.
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Post by drewiv » Sat Feb 11, 2012 8:36 pm

Voodoo Amps V-Rock Dual Lead 100. That's my baby.
I've been known to have a module or two.

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Post by opperstruik » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:14 am

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Post by Julia » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:11 pm

One amp? Did I hit the lotto jackpot? Or am I restricted to my budget? Actually since I'm not gigging, I'll take a AXE FX II and a better pair of near fields on an unlimited budget for a Dumble ODS model.

On my current budget I'll stick with the POD HD 500 and what I've got. I've got a real sweet setting I use about 90% of the time: two cascading tube screamers into a Fender Twin Reverb with a tasty amount of reverb. Neck pickup on the G&L Legacy. I'm good. :) I'm usually playing past the 10 pm noise window.
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Post by SacredGroove » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:27 pm

Bogner Ecstasy! :D
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Post by khingpynn » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:47 pm

the one I own now Mesa Roadking

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Post by SteelDragon » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:34 am

Bogner Uberschall.

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Post by Mikal69 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:59 am

thanks for all the replies, the reason i ask is i'm strictly working in the studio now and looking for something a little different, was thinking about going the axe-fx route, but not sure about the cleans on it, which is where i feel most digital stuff falls short. I play about 90% of the time with my RM4 going to my MOTU and using Redwirez or Recab 3 IR's which sounds pretty damn good, just feel like maybe trying something new out.

Any Axe-fx owners out there who can chime in? how good is it compared to the MTS stuff?
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Post by Julia » Tue Feb 14, 2012 1:25 pm

I don't own an Axe FX, but there are a lot of players that do use them. I think this list speaks for itself:

http://www.fractalaudio.com/artists.php

Yes it requires a lot of tweaking just like an amp. Modeling also makes recording a heck of a lot easier, too.
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Post by ctgblue » Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:14 pm

VHT/Fryette CLX100 w/6band EQ
I loved my UL 100, but the KT88's were to 'crisp' the CL100 had much better/deeper tone
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Post by ctgblue » Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:02 am

Julia wrote:I think this list speaks for itself: http://www.fractalaudio.com/artists.php
Bunch of wannabee guitar players, never make anything of themselves...... 8)
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Only One Amp?

Post by Graham Pearson » Thu Feb 16, 2012 7:04 am

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