I'm interested in buying a 5 watt amp for home use. Narrowed my search down to these two. Yes, i know 5 watts is loud for home use, but where i live i can get away with it most of the time. They're both 2 channel, Class A, with 12" speaker. The Laney is slightly more expensive, but it does have an effects loop, the Marshall lacking one isn't a deal breaker for me as i'm used to running effects in front of my amps. And the Marshall does have the 1 watt option. They're both pretty heavy for small amps, but that's not a problem as it won't be getting moved around much. I'm looking for a good pedal platform, but a good overdrive channel would be a bonus. I've heard great demos of both amps on Youtube. I'm a Marshall guy, but from what i've been hearing and reading the Laney will get me into Plexi territory. I'm having a hard time trying to decide between the two, though i am leaning more toward the Laney. Any pros or cons that might swing the decision one way or another? Not really interested in other amp suggestions. Please keep the discussion to these two amps, thanks.