Solidstate amp with Fender blackface tone and reverb

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Joeblues27, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. jpurcell

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    I gigged with a Lab L5 from the mid 70's when they first came out until the late 90's. It was a good sounding amp that never let me down once. I went from a 69' Twin Reverb to the L5. Still have the TR and the L5 I gave to a friend who still uses it.
     
  2. mikebat

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    I can say one thing about the Quilters, unlike SS amps of old, this one really holds it's own and has punch at band volumes.
     
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    Supposedly modeled after a 1959 super lead that Kirk fletcher owns, I would say it's somewhere between the super lead and a bluesbreaker to my ear. I mainly use the clean channel and pedals however, because I need a lot of versatility in sets.
     
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    Quilter, the only way to go, great sound, loud, light, very dependable.
     
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  5. Joeblues27

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    They are in productiion as I understand it. But I read that Japan and Australia are some how getting them. I think that a rep from Sweetwater told me that. I just bought one off ebay,
     
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  6. JCW308

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    I was going to say the same thing. Fender Mustang III v2 will definitely do it. I use one every week and it has been the perfect clean pedal platform for over five years now, week after week.
     
  7. Joeblues27

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    I just ordered a tone capsule for my Blues Cube Stage,if ts not the tone Im looking for I will find a Fender Mustang III vs2. I had one for a few years and traded it for something else,wish I had'nt let it go. Live and learn I guess! Lol
     
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  8. Pedro58

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    Ditto.
     
  9. JCW308

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    We've been using the Mustang III v2 as our hidden "backline" (I guess you could call it) amp for five years now at church. Whoever is on electric guitar that week bings their pedalboard and has his own clean preset to go into. Every week we still chuckle about how this cheap little amp just "does it well" with no fuss. Vox guys use the Vox setting. I'm a Fender clean guy so I use the Deluxe Reverb setting. It still to this day sounds incredible. It has a direct out and just works!
     
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    I liked your playing, but that was a horrible tone and I am a Katana fan. Maybe it was my speaker, but there was a serious lack of body and depth to that patch. If you A/B'd that through a SR you would hear the difference.
     
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    That is a fair endorsement...Lab Systems, able to last 40+ years even if gigged.

     
  12. Wyatt Martin

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    I have a Twin Reverb Reissue and a red stripe Peavey Bandit and at low and medium volumes there isn't that much of a difference in my opinion.
     
  13. Sweetfinger

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    Any 80s Peavey like a Bandit will do the job well enough. You could always find the real deal...

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  14. Daytona57

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    Fender Roc Pro 1000 head, SS, 100W, I use this as a practice amp, saves tubes on my Fender PA 100.

    YMMV
     
  15. Deadpool_25

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    I think the Nextone is pretty good—I have the Artist. The Quilter stuff looks quite interesting as well.
     
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  16. jds22

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    What about the Champion models? There's a 40 and 100.
    Played one briefly in a GC a while back and thought it sounded decent especially considering the price.
     
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    Buy a BOSS FDR pedal
     
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    Direct it sounds like this yes. Thru the speaker different ballpark. This is my most downloaded patch. Lot of guys use this.....
     
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  19. loudguitars56

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