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  1. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Can I run these two heads together to combine their tone to one cab I know this is probably a dumb question but before I try figured I better ask.... Can you run a solid and a tube amp in series??? i.e. a Randall rg80es (solid) out to a Peavey XXX (tube) in or vise versa???? I love each for...
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    I was originally going to make a post looking for recommendations on a new amp, but I read the sticky and got some good info. So before I throw out my amp let's see if anyone has any thoughts. Back in the good old days before SS amps I had my Music Man 100W head through a custom made 4-12" and...
  3. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    Hi, I have a Mesa Boogie triple rectifier, I need that extra chunk when playing palm muted at very high distortion levels. I have an old Fender Solid State preamp (M-80) and I need a powerful poweramp to power two 300watts 4x12 (one at 4 ohm or 16 ohm and second at 16 ohm). I want to make it...
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    Hey guys, I've been looking for awhile at amps, I am a "kid", and cannot afford (plus im far from good enough) to get a proper amp, so ive been looking at amps under £150 max, ive seen the marshall mg30, the peavey vypyr 30, the spider 4 30w (dont like it), roland cube 30x (ive tried at school...
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    While I am a firm believer that tube amplifiers generally sound better than solid state amplifiers, I have been finding out that players usually don't need that extra tonal juice to play straight rock tunes decently. I've been watching a lot of live performances lately and I've been convinced...
  6. Gear, Equipment, Recording & Off Topic
    OK, so I've got a Carvin SX200 100W combo as my main amp (2x12; switchable impedance). I'm thinking about adding a 100W tube head to my rig in my endless GAS and/or search for infinite versatility. ;) So the question is, can I just use the 2x12 cab speakers directly with an external tube...
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