I've started using pedals for my gain and effects needs and, as a result, I cant help feeling my Katana Artist, with its huge depth of sounds and menus for configuration options, is a bit superfluous to requirement, other than serving as a pedal platform. I'm tempted to go for more simplicity. I dont have a huge amount of experience with amps - Ive only ever had a Katana Artist and a Marshall DSL40CR, which is my band amp and would, in normal circumstances, live at the jam space - so I'm curious as to whether the Katana remains the best option for home practice and general playing. I live in an apartment, so Im guessing a tube amp is out, unless it does low volume (again, with pedals proving gain): The question is: is it worth getting something else, or does the Katana remain my best option? Alternatives? I've been curious about the Fender Tone Masters, but never played one. What else is worth trying? Unless there's a very good case for it, SS is the preferred option. If the answer is "stick with the Katana", then I'm fine with that. Ps: I forgot I also had an Orange 35RT, but thought it sounded terrible at low volume, even with pedals.