View Full Version : Please help an old man decide on a new amp.

12-16-2004, 11:34 PM
Actually I'm 16, but whatever. So anyways, for Christmas my parents said they'd get me a new amp. They said from around $200-300 Canadian. I've fallen in love with the 75 watt Line 6 Spider II amp but its rather pricey. So anyone have any suggestions for something in that price range that's atleast 50 watts or so that has a good rock/metal distortion and a good clean? Help is greatly appreciated.

Papa Shank
12-16-2004, 11:35 PM
...the Spider II 30 perhaps?

12-16-2004, 11:39 PM
Oops I meant 50. (Although some 30 watt tubes go loud as higher watt solid states)

Edit-Actually, do you have any idea how loud the Spider II 30 watt goes?

12-16-2004, 11:44 PM
like a 15 watt real amp with out the nice tone.

12-16-2004, 11:57 PM
Used Peavey Classic 30.

Steve Vai
12-17-2004, 12:01 AM
Used Peavey Classic 30.Have you decided on an amp yet?

12-17-2004, 12:02 AM
bleh.. i just spent 800 on an amp with a footswitch and dust cover.

12-17-2004, 12:30 AM
Have you decided on an amp yet?

Classic 30 or Delta Blues.

12-17-2004, 12:47 AM
when twitch?

12-17-2004, 12:48 AM
Sometime (SOON) after Christmas.

12-17-2004, 01:04 AM
youll definatley have to give the full scoop once you get cause now i really need a new amp.

Kirk's Puppet
12-17-2004, 02:23 AM
Used Peavey Bandit 112.

And before you ask, don't get any of the MG series amps...

12-17-2004, 05:54 AM
Ill sell you my Spider II 75 watt 112 for 350 CND.

12-17-2004, 06:00 AM
Vox AD30/50VT

12-17-2004, 08:52 AM
Save up and buy a Peavey Classic 30... or else get it used. It has an incredible clean tone.

12-17-2004, 08:55 AM
the classic 30 is an amazing amp

12-17-2004, 08:59 AM
Umm I just did a big gig with a Mesa Trip Rec finnished about an hour ago.... very nice amp!!! But i dnt think thats within you price range.

Try a used tube amp, i for one am fed up with SS, if i started again I would defiantly have bought a tube amp for my 3rd amp instead of a bigger SS.

11-07-2005, 09:04 PM
I would kill for a Nobel Peace Prize!

11-07-2005, 09:27 PM
no offense but you really liked the spiders distortion? i owned it and i hated everyhitng about that amp. and im not even used to 1000+ amps or anything.

Ramones Rock097
11-07-2005, 09:42 PM
Peavey ValveKing? good amps

11-07-2005, 10:00 PM
^ if u consider the valve king mine will be arriving tommorw if there is no delay or anything ill let you know how it is.

11-07-2005, 10:02 PM
Do you guys not realise how old this thread is???

11-07-2005, 10:11 PM
^woa ur right :-\

11-07-2005, 10:12 PM
1 Month and 10 Days away from this being a year old...atleast where I live.