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Best Blues amp?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by tre cool326, May 18, 2011.

  1. tre cool326

    tre cool326 Member

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    Hi, I've currently got a Dean M-10 practice amp which is decent, but I'm looking for something with a more bluesy tone to it. It's hooked up to an SG. Any help would be appreciated [​IMG]
     
  2. Bikedude

    Bikedude Gold Supporting Member

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    You're kidding right? Ok, 6 posts pass on this one. Do a search, or hang around TGP long enough, and your sure to find a couple of hundred amps with more "blusey" tone than the Dean M-10. Whats' your budget? Are you going out live?, etc., etc..
     
  3. CADdrafter

    CADdrafter Senior Member

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    Dumble or quit playing guitar
     
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    Devin Low Voltage Supporting Member

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    100W 3-channel Dual Rectifier w/ 2 4x12 cabinets stacked
     
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    Oh Come on, you know as well as I do he can get by with a Two Rock.;)


    Honestly,
    Tweed Deluxe is a great choice with lots of options as to the source & price.
     
  7. terrapin

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    Ok, Ok...The unfortunate OP posted an ambiguous thread, but lets not have TOO much fun at his expense!! Lets give some real responses to a real question.

    Judging by what you are currently playing through I will assume your budget for a "blues amp" is not huge. If I am correct then I would recommend you look at the Fender Blues Jr. or better then that look at a Deluxe Reverb Reissue. If your budget is big enough then go for a real black face Fender Deluxe or something in Tweed. You can't go wrong with those for getting good blues tone.
     
  8. small axe

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    i agree with the fender blues jr, its got blues in its name, and it is available at an affordable price.....i dont know what price range the OP had in mind so that is what i go with.....dumble and two rock have their own place
     
  9. RussB

    RussB low rent hobbyist Silver Supporting Member

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    Blues is the Blues. Don't matter what you be playin' through to play the Blues

    BB played blues through a Lab L5, get my drift?
     
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    First, how much do you have to spend? There are good to great amps in a variety of ranges, but you'll get 1000 answers if you don't narrow things down a bit. How much money and how loud do you want are the 2 big questions.
     
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    Any amp works for the blues. Just find an amp that sounds good to you and makes you want to play more.
     
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    any amp that is clean to low gain is great for blues. blues is in the hand and your heart.
     
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    CharlyG Play It Forward

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    Blues Jr, Peavey Classic.

    The idea here is TUBE! 5-22 watts to start, as you can afford.
     
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    Any amp. That builds character and blues playing skills.
     
  17. killer blues

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    not knowing what your budget or playing level is, I would recommend a peavey classic 30. Reasonably priced, and a great sounding amp. Great for grab and go, and open mikes.
     
  18. Miles

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    True that! If we're talking tube amps, I'd agree with the previously mentioned Blues Junior for a starting guitarist.

    However, some of the best blues players I've seen had a junky guitar into a Tubescreamer into a Peavey Bandit amp. They sounded amazing.
     
  19. doc

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    Hey Tre,
    Got lots of good advice for ya, might want to come back and check the thread you started.
    I'll add - used Ampeg J-20 Jet.
     
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    10-4 on this one
     

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