Peavey Valve King?

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  1. thedonutman

    thedonutman SS.org Regular

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    I've searched, but I still have a few questions:

    1. Is £200 for a used one a good deal?

    2. Is a speaker change really needed if I'm not playing a 7 string through it?

    3. I've heard it has "reliability issues", has anyone experienced any?

    4. Is it worth it getting a cheap tube amp? Or should I be looking at higher end SS amps for that price? (£100-200)

    Thanks
     
  2. budda

    budda Guiterrorizer Contributor

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    they do have some reliability issues, yes - they're not USA made, so they're a bit iffy. my friend bought one, it broke on him, he got it fixed.

    hunt down a used peavey classic 30 instead.
     
  3. Bobby

    Bobby SS.org Regular

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    Yeah my buddy has one. Man how I hate that damn thing. He bought this stack for a horrible price. He cried when he heard what I payed for my V3.
    I felt bad so I gave him my Crate Blue voodoo with cab. :nuts:


    Would go for a classic 30 as well. Good luck! on the amp getting.
     
  4. thedonutman

    thedonutman SS.org Regular

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    Will the classic 30 do metal?
     
  5. budda

    budda Guiterrorizer Contributor

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    not without a pedal. that said, neither will the VK.

    slap an EQ in front of the C30, crank it up, and you should be OK. metal isnt about tons of gain, its about how the EQ is set up.
     
  6. InTheRavensName

    InTheRavensName Dog says yes ^.^ Yes

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    I had 2 of them, input fucked up on first, power transformer fell off (no shit) the second!
     
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    Jeff Banned from Reality

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    Never had a problem with mine, and it sounded great.
     

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