Ive been using a V22 for a while and it's really,really awesome. ..got good tubes in it and an M75 and a handful of really great sounding pedals i also use an HT40 which is good in it's own right. It really is cool (by itself) but i like to play both at the same time (stereo - A/B/Y) and its seems like the Blackstar is diminishing the overall tone coming from the V22 What i'm saying is the V22 and the HT40 are two great tastes that don't taste great together (and i like the V22 tone a lot more) I really dig the EL84 thing So i've been thinking the Budda SD18 will pair with the V22 a LOT better. ...plus i would be getting the head which is lighter (i can barely pick up the HT40 due to an injured leg) If I got the SD18 and it does what i think it does and sounds like I think it sounds, I would be totally SET! ..but i'm afraid I might just have gas and this would just be "another purchase" What do you guys think?