New amp day: Randall Stan 50

Discussion in 'Gear & Equipment' started by kingpinMS3, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. kingpinMS3

    kingpinMS3 dumb, but harmless

    Messages:
    652
    Likes Received:
    422
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    picked it up from pro audio star for half off.

    I bought a 6505 recently and it's definitely going back to GC. the Stan is brutal.


    IMG_20181130_180734.jpg IMG_20181130_225020.jpg
     
  2. Shask

    Shask SS.org Regular

    Messages:
    4,031
    Likes Received:
    833
    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2011
    Location:
    Indianapolis
    Just like the amp is half wattage, so are the amount of letters you are putting in the model name. :lol:


    Congrats! I have always wondered why these Randall amps were not more popular.
     
  3. kingpinMS3

    kingpinMS3 dumb, but harmless

    Messages:
    652
    Likes Received:
    422
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    It's a running joke in the sso chat.
     
    Descent likes this.
  4. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

    Messages:
    26,273
    Likes Received:
    4,985
    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2006
    Location:
    Out there, somewhere
    Too high a price for Chinese amps, and extreme failure to deliver. They were hyped before launch and then took over a year to actually get stock to anyone, and then failed to keep them in stock so people bought other amps. The Thrasher I had was awesome, and I intend to get another one sooner or later.
     
    Kyle Jordan likes this.
  5. kingpinMS3

    kingpinMS3 dumb, but harmless

    Messages:
    652
    Likes Received:
    422
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    I have no guilt paying $750 for it
     
    mikah912 and Descent like this.
  6. Hollowway

    Hollowway Extended Ranger

    Messages:
    12,963
    Likes Received:
    4,482
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2008
    Location:
    California
    Can you describe the sound? I’ve been interested in these, but the sound descriptions are wildly variable.

    And, I’d love it if it were actually called Stan. I think we’re moving past the “zomg they put the devils name on the amp” time, so Stan would be awesome.
     
  7. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire schadenfreude

    Messages:
    10,225
    Likes Received:
    7,514
    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2015
    Location:
    minnesotahhh
    how has nobody made a bad eminem joke yet...
     
  8. Hollowway

    Hollowway Extended Ranger

    Messages:
    12,963
    Likes Received:
    4,482
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2008
    Location:
    California
    It’s cuz we’re all into Machine Gun Kelly.

    (BOOM! There’s your bad Eminem joke! :lol:)
     
    Lionel Draco and DudeManBrother like this.
  9. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

    Messages:
    26,273
    Likes Received:
    4,985
    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2006
    Location:
    Out there, somewhere
    No obviously not, I would have bought one if I hadn't spent a lot of money in the last 2 weeks already. But that was also 50% off what retail was for that amp. A bunch of places still have them in stock for $1499.99.
     
  10. The906

    The906 RGART Contributor

    Messages:
    1,408
    Likes Received:
    1,239
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2018
    That is a sweet deal for sure.
     
  11. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire schadenfreude

    Messages:
    10,225
    Likes Received:
    7,514
    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2015
    Location:
    minnesotahhh
    rap devil was the weakest diss track i've ever heard lol
     
    Mathemagician and DudeManBrother like this.
  12. DudeManBrother

    DudeManBrother Hey...how did everybody get in my room?

    Messages:
    1,342
    Likes Received:
    962
    Joined:
    May 3, 2014
    Location:
    Seattle
    Whatever knight; your beard is weird :lol:
     
    Mathemagician likes this.
  13. dhgrind

    dhgrind SS.org Regular

    Messages:
    480
    Likes Received:
    110
    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2014
    Location:
    Tucson AZ
    Is this amp even worth 750?

    Most reviews I see seem to call it a dry mess.
    I’ve had 0 experience with them, I’d even be willing to try one. However for base price now, I’d go back on to reverb and rebuy a ksr.
     
  14. Descent

    Descent SS.org Regular

    Messages:
    983
    Likes Received:
    205
    Joined:
    May 7, 2014
    Location:
    Houston, TX
    Distortion on Thrasher and Santa always seemed too overhyped for me, like it has an extra clipping diode in the front. Not bad amp for super aggro stuff though.

    How are the cleans or who cares?
     
  15. lewis

    lewis SS.org Regular

    Messages:
    5,567
    Likes Received:
    1,905
    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2011
    Location:
    Norfolk, UK
    one thing I want to know is,
    Whats the E530 > Efx Return of the Satan like? Especially with a High Depth to make up for the E530's lack of Bass
     
  16. kingpinMS3

    kingpinMS3 dumb, but harmless

    Messages:
    652
    Likes Received:
    422
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    FILTHnFEAR and lewis like this.
  17. kingpinMS3

    kingpinMS3 dumb, but harmless

    Messages:
    652
    Likes Received:
    422
    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2008
    Location:
    Houston, Tx
    the cleans are better than my 6505.
     
  18. Dineley

    Dineley SS.org Regular

    Messages:
    1,300
    Likes Received:
    1,013
    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2017
    Location:
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Speaking of Stan and Eminem... The first verses of that song where its just his letters... Stan's flow and rhyming are easily just as good if not better than Eminems. Its a shame he died before he got discovered
     
  19. op1e

    op1e Blood_Lust:Unlimited

    Messages:
    2,571
    Likes Received:
    243
    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2008
    Location:
    Northeast Ohio
    That ART Dst is a mean bitch with an overdrive in front. You need to put that clip up lol. Retro mode boosted rules.
     
  20. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

    Messages:
    26,273
    Likes Received:
    4,985
    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2006
    Location:
    Out there, somewhere
    Have you actually played them? The Thrasher was really not like that unless you wanted it to be. Between the multiple modes and 3 gain controls it was pretty flexible actually.
     

Share This Page