I just bought a Quilter toneblock 200. I was amazed at how good it sounded, maybe just a tough more homogenous than my tube amps... or maybe it's just that it doesn't have all the buzzing and noise. The other thing was how well it takes pedals. Right now I have a fuzz, a crunchbox and a visual sound Dr Jeckyl/Mr Hyde... through my tube amps they can all sound very similar... but through the toneblock they each have a very distinctive sound... which is why I have all three. I plan on revamping my pedalboard to mount the toneblock right on the board and either run 1- 1x12, 1- 2x10, 1-2x12, 1- 4x12 or any combination of those. I use an EV ZLX 12P for a monitor so I can come right off the toneblock into channel 2 of the ZLX, that way I don't even need a cabinet. But I will probably use either the 1x2 or the 2x10 on stage. I have a line 6 M9 on my board that I use just for effects... I could probably dial in the overdrives on the M9 and get rid of a few pedals on the board... right now I use the pedals just because they sound better than what I get from the line 6, but I haven't really spent any time trying to dial them in.