I want a new amp.. help

heajos

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I currently play a chinese Vox AC30CC2.
I KNOW, I KNOW. I am satisfied with it about 13% of the time.


I'm looking for a big upgrade and I've been playing around. So far i'm really impressed with the Dr. Z Maz 18, thoughts?

Also, I play a Gretsch Duo Jet, if that helps.
 

brian.robert

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I like matchless and morgan stuff way more than dr. z for vox tones. If you're looking to drop down in some watts, the lightning and ac20 deluxe are both amazing. If you want to stick with a higher wattage, then the hc30 or dual 40 are the way to go. Depends what you're using it for too I suppose.
 

heajos

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I like matchless and morgan stuff way more than dr. z for vox tones. If you're looking to drop down in some watts, the lightning and ac20 deluxe are both amazing. If you want to stick with a higher wattage, then the hc30 or dual 40 are the way to go. Depends what you're using it for too I suppose.

Right, thanks for the input!
I DO like the Vox sound, but i'm also looking to step away from it a little and try something different and Dr. Z feels like a good way to go. And it seems to be considerably cheaper

I also may not be keeping the Duo Jet..
 

brian.robert

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I dig duo jets for their own sound, but they're not the most versatile guitar out there.

Yeah, if you're looking to move a bit away from the vox tone, then skies the limit! Some people can make Z's sound great (ie Brad Paisley), but I've just never been able to coax a good sound out of them. Personal preference I guess.

Good luck in your search!
 

heajos

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I dig duo jets for their own sound, but they're not the most versatile guitar out there.

Yeah, if you're looking to move a bit away from the vox tone, then skies the limit! Some people can make Z's sound great (ie Brad Paisley), but I've just never been able to coax a good sound out of them. Personal preference I guess.

Good luck in your search!

Alright, well I appreciate it.

Thanks! :aok
 

95strat

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I've been playing a Dr Z Rx Jr for about 5 years and love it. However, I want more of a Vox sound so I'm getting a Morgan AC20 Deluxe for that reason. I'm saying goodbye to my Z:(
 

heajos

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I've been playing a Dr Z Rx Jr for about 5 years and love it. However, I want more of a Vox sound so I'm getting a Morgan AC20 Deluxe for that reason. I'm saying goodbye to my Z:(
Morgan's are definitely high up on my list. If I wanted another Vox-ish tone, I would totally go for it.

I just love the chime that the Z has.
 

delayman

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heajos said:
Morgan's are definitely high up on my list. If I wanted another Vox-ish tone, I would totally go for it.

I just love the chime that the Z has.
Sounds like your mind is made up friend! Go with the Z, if you played it and loved it then who cares what we think.
 

heajos

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Sounds like your mind is made up friend! Go with the Z, if you played it and loved it then who cares what we think.

Because i'm a wimp! Haha, no really.
I'm just worried that i'll find something I like better right after the purchase.

I think i'll keep looking for a little longer, thanks for the input fellas.
 




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