Crate v50 for $199

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  1. dankayaker

    dankayaker Supporting Member

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    I just ordered on of these tube combos from MF . . . . might be nice to have a low cost decent amp around all the boutiques.
     
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  2. Shiny McShine

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    How's it sound? I almost can't believe the price. If it does cleans well, I'd get one.
     
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    I ordered one from AMS that should be delivered any minute!
     
  4. dankayaker

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    I'll know soon enough . . .next week some time I guess.
     
  5. Jason_86_951

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    Music123 has the same amp and a 20% any one item sale (Unspeakable)
    http://www.music123.com/

    Could get it for $160
     
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    Sweet . . . .I hope it sounds just like my Two Rock !!!!!!!!!

    Kidding folks !!!! Just Kidding.
     
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    I heard they used NOS unobtanium that they obtained from an unknown stash in the power transformers and..




















    knobs.
     
  8. Wesman61

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    These are tempting but besides the fact that I have 6 tube amps already I know that I'd end up wanting to upgrade the tubes and speaker and probably still not be satisfied with it. Then I'd be in there with My soldering iron. :messedup
     
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    You might get by with just a speaker on the 50. And if you've got a spare around, bobs yer uncle.
     
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    So why is Crate blowing out the new V-series line didnt they just come out this year?
     
  11. turtleheadblues

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    According to my Crate guy so they could pay for the thousands of Blackheart backorders they need to pay for.

    The 50 does sound quite good if you dont crank the gain. Anything past noon is ratty and the v18 is worse. Keep it at half or less and it sounds good.
     
  12. dankayaker

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    Good to know . . ..I'm hoping for a decent clean tone and a platform for pedals.
     
  13. skydog

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    +1K! There's a reason they're blowing them out at low $.
     
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    All I see is $30 off $200. Still cool add a set of strings to $199 and get your $30 off. Anyone find a better deal?
     
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    I gigged with one that was backline on Friday.

    It's an okay amp that sounds good at a GREAT PRICE! Decent cleans, used pedals, and I liked the FX on it.
     
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    I just got a call from MF saying my MF card was flagged with a fraud warning and I had to call them from my home number . . . I canceled the order. Every other place I buy from ships within a day . . .MF seems to take forever for me.
     

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