Randall RG12M 12watt practice box of uselessness. (still use it, kept at school)
Peavey Classic 30 combo. (not good for high gain rock, I cant stand EL84 amps, gotta be the big beefy 100w EL34 or 6L6)
Marshall JCM 800/Plexi modded Combo thing. (Open Back-Very Harsh amp. I thought it was a JCM 800. One trick pony, and the trick wasnt that great, hahahaha)
Peavey JSX head. (Also very harsh, very solidstate sounding, too much compression. Most people love them, but. . no thanks)
Marshall JCM 800 series 1960B 4x12 cabinet with Celestion G12T-75s. (Harsh, flubby low end, because it was old and worn, the back panel only had 4 screws. If only I knew a little more about cabs, I could have had that thing fixed)
The Remaining Few:
Peavey XXX 4x12 Slant Cabinet. Leftover from my JSX days, sounded great with that amp, loads better than with the Marshall cab I had at the time. Its a pretty good cab, its got castors, but I've got no use for it at the moment. I'll probably hang onto it since its my only cab with castors.
1987 Carvin X-100B Head with matching Carvin V412-C 4x12 Slant Cabinet with Celestion G12M-70 speakers. The cabinet is tight, clear, and really freaking cool looking, (Black Tolex, Black Expanded Steel Grille) The X100B is an interesting amp. Its got a very organic tone to it, It doesnt have much gain, but its enough to get by on barely, it helps clean up my playing.
1985 Laney Pro Tube Lead 100w AOR series head. This is my favorite amp at the moment. I bought it a year ago when the JSX was in full reign at my house. I thought it was kinda cool, and very cheap, so I bought it just for the heck of it. I never thought that I would end up liking it more than the JSX. After a few months, it was clear to me that the Laney was killer and the JSX was filler. So. .I sold the JSX for the simple 1 channel Laney. The Laney is much more responsive to picking, and has the perfect amount of natural compression. It responds to dynamics like a mirror, and the JSX sounded dead in comparison. The Laney has the unique ability to go from Heavy Metal overdrive to glassy cleans with just the controls on the guitar, no footswitching and no control tweaking on the amp. Clean, Heavy Metal, and crunch sound in-between those two. I love it. It sounds kinda JCM 800ish, but with 3x as much gain, a bigger low end, no midrange honk, and glassy highs.
I liked the Carvin V412-C cabinet so much, I found another one on **** that was local, and BIN was CHEAP so I bought it, and thats what my Laney sits on top. . .looks freaking mean!
Im a huge Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, and Mattias Eklundh fan. The Carvin X100B can do that early Vai tone, as well as Ted Nugent and other things. (right now, I've got a freaking perfect "stranglehold" tone on the X100B. The Laney can do Paul Gilbert like nobody's buisness, and now I'm really gassing for a Laney VH100R for those Mattias tones, as well as a GH100L for that Paul Gilbert and Christophe Godin tone, I love that.
I've also adapted Mattias Eklundh's pedal arrangement: NONE! Except for the occasional wah, he plugs straight in. I used to scoff at those who were anti-pedals, thinking that they were just being dumb. But. . now that I gave it a try for a while. . I really like it! Ive now decided that an amp will do what I need it to do without pedals, or it sucks and I will sell it. I really like the simplicity and not having to worry about pedals. I love the increased clarity and tone, pedals really do suck alot out of your tone. Im really loving the natural sounds of the instrument and the amp. Not only that, but since your left in the open, youre forced to play better.