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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-26-2007, 09:31 AM Thread Starter
 
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Smile Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

I was thinking on dumping my spider II 75 for this.

Anybody here have any experience with this amp? All opinions welcome.

Thanks people.
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-26-2007, 12:00 PM
 
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

I use one at home for practice. The fan is a bit noisy during power up, but it's a decent amp. I use a Triple Rec on stage, so it's a bit of an unfair comparison. The effects are ok as well.

Overall, a decent value, but I'd DEFINITELY go check one out first before trading or changing amps.

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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

itīs a nice amp, i have the 100HDFX half stack version, and itīs awesome for a solid state... although it wonīt sound like a million bucks, it is a lot of bang for the buck...
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

For a practice amp, it's nice, but if you aspire to gig, I would try to get a tube amp.
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

lol

Are you crazy?

The MG series is notorious for being a hunk of overpriced junk!

Roland Cubes and Vox Valvetronix destroy it for value and tone.

The first real Marshall is a DSL401, everything under that is GARBAGE made to trade on the Marshall name and nothing else.
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

MG? bah
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post #7 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-27-2007, 01:10 PM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

Thanks people. I knew I could count on you. I will pass on this, and just go for some kind of tube amp. Thanks.
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

I don't understand why people buy the MGs. Once you're in the $500 range you can get a decent cheap tube amp like a peavey classic series.

I second the fact that the low end marshall stuff is garbage, MGs and AVTs suck. Get a tube one or don't bother (except for the JCM 900)
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

I'm using marshall mg100dfx most of the time, gigs in studio and I think they are great amps! I think the mg250dfx is great too.
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

That's because you don't know what you're talking about.

No offense.
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

No offense too, but I'm curious to know why you said that the MGs are overpriced junk.
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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-28-2007, 08:04 AM Thread Starter
 
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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

Wow! This is getting good. Thanks for the input people. Any recommendations on a tube amp. I play classic rock to slayer. The Spider sound just isn't cutting it any more.

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Re: Marshall MG250DFX Anybody use this??

I thought my MG sounded decent, til I tried my teachers JCM600.

No comparison.

They are ok amps, quite loud, and the EFX are nice, but really I would definately say go Vox Valvetronix. I was so gutted when I tried out a Valvetronix after getting my MG250. So much more versatile, and not as thin sounding.

Besides, my MG250 blew up on me - twice.
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