Rivera Chubster 40 Vs. Rivera Jake Studio?

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  1. squeally dan

    squeally dan Member

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    I'm looking at getting one of these amps. Looking for something that is not too heavy and I'm not sure the weight difference between these two. Primarily looking for a big clean and I think they both do that. Are the 2 channels simmilar on these?
     
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    squeally dan Member

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    Did you own the Chubster 40 or 55?

    I can get these amps for around the same price.
     
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    I can't find a weight on the Jake. Whats the difference in weight between the two?
     
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    edgewound Gold Supporting Member

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    Condition aside...get the Jake. They're getting very rare, has more power, power switch.

    I think the OD is killer...but that's my liking. I don't like pedal OD unless it's a straight gain boost.

    BTW...In all honesty, if a few pounds difference in weight is an issue with amps of this build calibre, you might as well forget it and go with a ToneLab or Pod, etc.

    This is about getting the real deal out a fantastic tube amp.
     
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    squeally dan Member

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    Huh? A 50 pound amp is much more manageable for me than an 80 pound twin, which I have used in the past. If I can get a 50# amp that sounds almost the same as one that weighs 80#'s, guess which one I'm going to get.
     
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    I think you misunderstood my point...sorry for the confusion.

    The Twin is a 2x12 combo with (4) 6L6's 100watts give or take, the Rivera's you're looking at are half that, and almost half the size.

    The Jake is 4 or so amps in one compact package. Marshall/Fender,Vintage/Modern...what more could you want for 50 pounds?:AOK
     
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    Thats what I was thinking! Thanks for the info!
     
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    edgewound Gold Supporting Member

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    Hey...my pleasure, dan. Don't thank me...thanks to yourself for the hunt. You'll enjoy it, believe me.
     

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