How many amps do you own?

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  1. JD27

    JD27 ESP Cult Member

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    To my surprise I had not turned on the 5153 in the year since I moved, so out the door it went. I did pick up a RG100ES though.
    Mesa TC-50
    Mesa Mark V
    Mesa Single Rectifier Series II (FJA Mods)
    Mesa .50 Caliber +
    Orange Dual Dark 50
    Randall RG100ES
    Kemper Profiler
     
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    BadSeed SS.org Regular

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    My list is ever changing, but I'll play..

    Amps:
    VHt Deliverance 60
    Randall Diavlo 100H
    EVH 5150III 50 Watt
    Peavey 6505+
    Peavey 5150II Modded
    Peavey6505 MH
    Peavey JSX
    Peavey XXX
    PEavey Ultra Plus
    Peavey Ultra 60
    Peavey Classic 30
    Marshall JCM 2000 DSL Modded
    Marshall JCM 900 SLX

    Cabs:
    Mesa Rectifier OS Slant OVerhang 412
    VHT Deliverance 412
    Randall 412 XLT
    MArshall MF400A
    MArshall MF280B
    Peavey 412 K85 412 x 3
     
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    BurningRome SS.org Regular

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    I want to get a Rivera K Tre again, def regretting selling the one I had....Amazing cleans and maybe the best gain too. Love my Fryette stuff but man the Tre's are just sooooooo good.
     
  4. kylendm

    kylendm Electrical Mercenary

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    Buy mine :)
     
  5. jllozano

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    2x VHT Deliverance 60
    Mesa Tremoverb
    FJA modded Peavey JSX
    AMT Stonehead
    Peavey Special 212 redstripe (cut into a head)
    Ampeg ss150h
    Waller GMax 112
    2x Peavey Bandit 112 redstripe
     
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  6. protest

    protest SS.org Regular

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    Down to this:
    Rhodes Colossus
    Mesa Studio Preamp & VHT 50/2/50
    VHT Pittbull 50CL
    VHT Sig X

    I'm looking for a 100 CL or CLX to compare to the VHT's, but I'll only wind up keeping one.
     
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  7. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    how does that rhodes compare to the others?
     
  8. Edika

    Edika SS.org Regular

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    My current amp arsenal is:
    Peavey 5150II
    Laney VH100R
    Marshal Valvestate 8080 combo
    Engl E212VB pro cabinet for the heads

    I have a Marshal solidstate 50 Watt back at my parents place which still works and sounds decent.
    I used to have a Mesa Triple Rectifier with the oversized 4x12 Mesa cab but had to sell it as I needed the funds and not the power. Not that I need the power of my current amps but at the time being I can indulge myself.
     
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  9. protest

    protest SS.org Regular

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    It has a better clean than the VHT's, and as good as the one in the Mesa just different. I prefer the Mesa's clean, which is basically a Mark I, or Lonestar clean. The Rhodes sounds similar to this but is more in your face or bolder sounding.

    They're all tight, but the Rhodes is more round and not as bright as the others. It has a bigger, deeper sound. Similar to say a Recto/Uber/Diezel. The gain structure and feel is different, but it's that kind of "modern" tone. This is generalizing but the VHT's and Studio are more Thrash and the Rhodes is more Tool, but really they can all do so much.

    The Rhodes is not a dynamic as the VHT's, in particular the Sig X which is even beyond the Pittbull. The Rhodes is easier to play though, and has an easier time doing creamy leads. It's similar to a Mark in this regard, but it's not as "hairy". Very clear like the VHT but more saturated, though still dry compared to a 5150. It's the only amp that comes close to cleaning up as well as a VHT, but again that's also coming from a more saturated base sound.

    Overall, it's kind of like an American (Mesa/Soldano) voiced Diezel.

    TL/DR
    Clean: Similar to Mesa but bolder and less Fender scoop.

    Crunch: Mode off is a nice dirty clean/blues sound that works well with an OD for leads. Mode on is kind of like an SLO crunch channel, but it still has that deep, modern sound of the Lead channels

    Lead 1: It's own thing, but kind of a Soldano upper mids thing mixed with something modern, and a bit of Mesa Mark feel

    Lead 2: Same as Lead 1 but more Mesa and less Soldano. Again really its own thing though.
     
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  10. M3CHK1LLA

    M3CHK1LLA angel sword guardian

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    ^ cool...thanks for the info
     
  11. shred-o-holic

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    Randall Thrasher 120
    ENGL Ironball
    Quilter Tone Block 201
    Blackstar ID 100
    Kemper

    TBH my Strymon Sunset is my main source of gain these days. So I use these amps on clean for the most part lol.

    Alot of people seem to own the Ampeg VH-140C on here.....wow alot of people :)
     
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  12. questin

    questin SS.org Regular

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    I have 2 amps and the Axe Fx. I haven't GAS'd for an amp in a long time.
    Mesa Mark V:25 w/ Morgan 1x12
    Fender Deville 4x10 Combo
    Axe FX 2 XL+ (through Yamaha HS8's)
     
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  13. ArtDecade

    ArtDecade Unhindered by Talent

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    I have a Kemper... so I guess I own all of them.
     
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  14. Rock4ever

    Rock4ever SS.org Regular

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    Mesa Mark V
    Marshall JVM410HJS
    Marshall JCM800 2203X

    I recently missed out on a chance to score a JP-2C for 1300:shrug:
     
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    Still doesn't stop amp GAS. Or at least not for me!

    Oh man, that would have been one hell of a deal.


    Currently, 5150 III 50w and a Kemper. Probably will get a baby Mark V soon and might trade down from the 5153 50 to an LBX. Dunno yet!
     
  16. sylcfh

    sylcfh SS.org Regular

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    Ceriatone Son of Yeti
    Randall RG-20
    Randall VMX-30 (turned into a mini head)
    Randall RD-1
    Mashall JVM-1

    On the way or layaway: KSR Ares and Mesa TC-50 (cuz I only have little heads)...
     
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  17. Triple7

    Triple7 The Decepticon

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    Verellen Skyhammer
    Mesa Boogie Dual Rectifier 3 channel
    Axe Fx II XL+
     
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    sylcfh SS.org Regular

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    If I had owned my home in my 20's (a pipe dream for many), I'd still have them. :(
     
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  19. USMarine75

    USMarine75 Doc McStuffins Contributor

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    I've downsized to:

    Kemper Powered Amp
    KSR Ares 50
    Peavey 5150 Combo
    Peavey FJAMOD 5150 Head
    Kendrick Badassman 2410 25th Anniversary (Fender Bassman 410 Combo)
    Engl FB100 (FS)
    Line 6 Vetta II Head (FS)
    Bogner Alchemist Head (FS)
     
  20. ricky bobby

    ricky bobby SS.org Regular

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    Current lineup that will soon be changing:

    Mesa Duel Rectifier Rev G
    Mesa Nomad 55
    Marshall 1959 SLP '93
    Orange OR15
    Fender Pro Jr
    Peavey Classic 50
    Hughes & Kettner Triamp MKi

    Cabs:
    Marshall 1960a (greenback/g12h30's)
    Friedman 2x12 with V30s
    Hughes Kettner Triamp (Greenbacks)

    Likely picking up another plexi style amp here soon after I dump one or two. Just can't get over how dynamic they are
     
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