Need a 3+ Channel Amp...Thoughts Advice?

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  1. RadioRadio

    RadioRadio Member

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    I play in a cover band and we do everything from Lit/Blink 182 type stuff to Stones and tons of 80's covers. I need an versatile amp, preferably with assignable reverb and access to good clean - mid gain - and hi gain tones.

    3 Channel Dual Rec with a reverb pedal didn't do it for me.
    Feel like I have tried everything...any testimonials or ideas?

    Thanks,

    Dave

    http://www.myspace.com/radioradiorocks

    Have a bunch of stuff for sale or trade to:
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  2. electronpirate

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  3. fyrwyr

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    Egnater makes good 4 channel amps;)
     
  4. cyndicate

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    Get a Egnater MOD50 :dude
     
  5. dk123123dk

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    How bout a nice clean amp and a few pedals?

    Mod 50 would be another great choice.

    dk
     
  6. matthet

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    omega modded HRD gives a great smooth clean channel, into a good fat warm OD 1, which goes into a plexi-esque OD 2

    three VERY usable different channels!
     
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    matte Senior Member

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    sig x. 6 sounds immediately accessible. unparalleled tonal flexibility.
     
  9. guitarman_1

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    The Axe Fx is the logical choice for versatility and tones. Its the right tool for your needs.
     
  10. mcgriff420

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    A used Koch Multitone would fit most of your req's without breaking the bank. It has reverb but isn't assignable. IIRC it has a footswitchable reverb, boost w/level control and footswitchable loop. I sold it for an ecstasy which is a very nice amp, but i would have been just as happy with the Koch for half the price... Try before you by as they say..
     
  11. rockon1

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    Got my eye on the new Egnater Tourmaster head. Looks nice-seems well enough put together(in China) ,4 channels,lots of bells and whistles and sounds pretty good for the bit I got to play one. Bob
     
  12. Dave_C

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  13. DonW

    DonW Velocity Town Angel Silver Supporting Member

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    Have to go with those on the Sig X bandwagon. Insanely versatile minus the reverb but that's a decent pedal away.
     
  14. 232cap

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    how about a evh 5150 3
     
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    Egnater Tourmaster
     
  17. dave s

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    I covered all that same guitar territory with a single-channel amp (VOX and Matchless) and several choice pedals. Here's the pedal lineup:

    From guitar >> fuzz, OD, Dist, Clean Boost, Chorus, Reverb, Delay >> amp.

    My experience with the multi-channel amps I've owned is that regardless of what channel your on, they pretty much sound the same. Pedals OTOH, can create way different tones.

    dave
     
  18. Sniper-V

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    +1

    I've owned a bunch of muti chanel amps from 4 channels with modes to Midi controlled rack units. I've been having the most fun, versatility, and overall best tone with a Vox blended with another amp voiced to compliment running a bunch of different voiced OD pedals through them. Great tone and pretty much covers all the tones I want or need.

    Right now the amps I'm blending are a AC30HW and a FTR37.
     
  19. scottywompas

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    I use a Boogie MKIV in a classic rock cover band. Everything from Elvis to Ozzy. Works for me.

    Scott
     
  20. bilbal

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    I say you go out and get yourself a Mesa Boogie Triaxis. You'll NEVER need anything more, EVER!!! I love mine and will never be without it.
     

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