Okay, it's official - I'm a pedal guy now. I've been messing around a very little with a Bad Monkey and I like the tones you can pull out. It gets really compressed, really fast and doesn't really overdrive hard or gainy but it's okay and I can use it. BUT, today I just plugged in my MI Audio crunchbox and it kicks serious A** I mean, I consider myself to be between amps right now. I had to sell off my Rivera Fandango (a sweet, sweet amp) because I just could not jive with the gain side (and that's half the amp, right?) with any of my guitars. I used some cash to buy a kick ass used G&L Legacy and had some scratch left over so I bought a Cube 60. The Cube's are great for what they are, definitely gigable and both the JC120 side and BF model (and maybe the tweed model) are useable. But, the gain models suck bigtime. So, I figured I'm tired of searching and searching for THE amp that does it all when I know all I want is pristine BF clean (maybe a little break up when hit hard), crunchy gain for rhythm that can be rolled off for breakup stuff and finally kick ass, ballsy, sustaining lead tone. Well, the crunchbox delivers bigtime. I can't imagine spending only a little more on this than on an off the shelf, run of the mill B*SS or something and getting such an amazing sound with my guitars. Yes, I lose some bottom end, but I can deal and work with it. And this is through a freakin Cube 60! What happens when it's dropped in front of a BF Fender or another boutique beauty??? I can't wait to find out, still on the hunt for the perfect amp. This is the best $95 I have ever spent (so far ) Thanks GregIT!