HELP With my AMP decision....

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by jmanns, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. jmanns

    jmanns Member

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    I'm looking for an amp that will be best for me. I will be using pedals from a Compressor, Wah, Dirt, Delays, ect...
    I will be playing Country to Southern Rock to Alternative. My main Guitars will be Tele B-bender,Strat,Les Paul. I am willing to spend up to 1500. on one.
    My main amp right now is a Fender Black Face. Nothing wrong with it just wanting to up grade my RIG...

    Any help "suggestions" would be great.
     
  2. tdarian

    tdarian Gold Supporting Member

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    If you can stretch out to about $1900.00, I can safely suggest that you take a very good look at the Redplate Amps CD Special. It is Chuck D'Aloia's signature amp. The following video:
    http://www.premierguitar.com/Video/20111109/1697/LA_Amp_Show_11_Red_Plate_Amps_Kirk_Fletcher_Signature_Amp_Chuck_D_Aloia_Signature_Amp_Demos.aspx
    begins with a good overview of redplate and some cool playing by Pete Anderson, and then you get to hear Chuck walk you through his amp..I've never heard a more pure musical tone from any amplifier. I think your specs are fully met with this amp. http://redplateamps.com/Main_web_page2_htm.php

    Edit: Want a twist on something like this...contact Henry at Redplate and call an audible. These smaller box amps do not sound small. The bigger ones dont, either.
     
  3. jmanns

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    I kinda would like to head in a new area. Away from Fender style sound. but thanks for the link it gives me something to think about.
     
  4. earthmud

    earthmud Supporting Member

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    Check out my review of the Shaw Fulltilt 30. They are 1650$ for the 30 and 1250$ for the 18. I play in a altcountry band. I mainly use Tele's and a few pedals and this amp is just flawless for this platform. Completely handwired. Great value and tone.
     
  5. frquent flyer

    frquent flyer Member

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    Redplates sure look great these days. I like my Victorias.
     
  6. Teleman

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    I play the same music that you mentioned and for me it is hard to beat a Dr. Z MAZ 38.
    EL84's so it is different than your Fender BF. Takes pedals like a champ and the master volume works extremely well. Highly recommended!
    You can easily find a used one in your budget.
     
  7. Kitten Cannon

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    Sounds like you need a Matchless or a Bad Cat.
     
  8. mrkbrks

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    Genz Benz Black Pearl
     

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