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Old October 8th, 2017, 06:49 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I use a Marshall mg30cfx for everything, plenty of power and features.

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Old October 14th, 2017, 02:22 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I use a Vox AC4c1 PL (LSU purple) into an oversize 2x10 Panama cab on a stand.
I just play background elevator/dentist office noodling Muzak and along with youtube videos as I can. Being retired now I may look for a real teacher.
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I知 tossing up the idea of a tube amp. I have a 4 month old Line 6 V120 so I知 out of luck there unless I can get most of my $$ by selling it. I知 looking between the Marshall Dsl40 or the Blackstar HT club 40


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Both of those choices are great little amps in my book!
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I知 tossing up the idea of a tube amp. I have a 4 month old Line 6 V120 so I知 out of luck there unless I can get most of my $$ by selling it. I知 looking between the Marshall Dsl40 or the Blackstar HT club 40


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If you just want an amp for playing at home then unless you live in a home well away from neighbours, both of those are way too loud.

I used to have the Blackstar and used it for gigging. Best amps for home playing are either a low wattage (5w) valve amp or a solid state.
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John is right, I have a 5w Epiphone Valve Junior that I play through a lot at home, and if I crank it up my wife cannot hear her TV in the next room. So yeah, I play it pretty quietly at home to keep the peace. But if she's gone I can turn it up until it sings.

Even so, I have a little attenuator that I can use on it if I want to, but I usually just turn the amp down and kick on a stompbox for overdrive.
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