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Default Re: The Worst amp you've ever owned? - 06-24-2008, 06:54 PM

I've honestly never owned a crappy amp.

I was going to buy an MG at one point though, glad I didn't and went with the Vox instead!

I guess the worst amp I've ever had would be the cheap Peavey starter amp I had as my first one. I wasn't all too fussed about tone then though so I don't really remember it being good or bad, but I'm sure it wasn't great! :winkx:


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Default Re: The Worst amp you've ever owned? - 07-18-2008, 07:57 AM

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I have been fortunate in my amps. My worst, would be a Valveking. I have a Gorilla, which is my first amp. So it's special. And it has this awesome fuzz to it. Great for blues. Perfect for blues, I should say.
So, a VK. No oofense VK guys. Like I said, I have been fortunate with amps and usually do some detective work before I buy.
Hey, is the Gorilla the little "mini stack" or just a combo? I had the "stack", and it had this "tube" switch or something like that. It was the most awesome sounding amp for what it was. I'd run an OD pedal in front and that thing would SCREAM. I wish I could find one, I'd buy it for nostalgia's sake.
It is a combo with a 8" speaker. It has a "Tube Reactor" knob. It clicks when you first roll it on and it supposedly adds tube sound as you go up. It seemed more like a gain knob w/reverb. But none the less, super fun little unit. I spent many a day as a youngster thinking I was a rock star with that thing.
  
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Default Re: The Worst amp you've ever owned? - 07-27-2008, 05:41 PM

When in doubt choose either a Vox or Fender Amp. Has anyone ever had a bad experience with either? I doubt it.
  
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Default Re: The Worst amp you've ever owned? - 08-10-2008, 10:16 AM

Have got to say it was my Crate Gsx-40c, great sounding little double 10 " speaker Combo amp , but was always problematic to keep itself in working condition . Switches would crap out , buzzing , cracks in the IC board . And last but not least was that Woman ,......"THAT WOMAN" that really either ignorant or STUPID woman at "CRATE" tech help , you could always count on her to make your endless search for knowledge "ALOT WORSE" ,,,,,,,,,,,,,. I would never purchase another SLM item because of her!
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Default Re: The Worst amp you've ever owned? - 08-10-2008, 03:15 PM

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Have got to say it was my Crate Gsx-40c, great sounding little double 10 " speaker Combo amp , but was always problematic to keep itself in working condition . Switches would crap out , buzzing , cracks in the IC board . And last but not least was that Woman ,......"THAT WOMAN" that really either ignorant or STUPID woman at "CRATE" tech help , you could always count on her to make your endless search for knowledge "ALOT WORSE" ,,,,,,,,,,,,,. I would never purchase another SLM item because of her!
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Default Re: The Worst amp you've ever owned? - 08-19-2008, 08:50 PM

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Crate GFX-15. It was a little 8" combo practice amp with effects. I only bought it for something to play when I was out in Denver working. It was good enough for what I needed it for at the time. Not sure what ever happened to it... think I gave it away to one of my buddys or traded it.

LOL I have the GLX-15 Got it so I could pack it to work with me at the Fire Station it does what I need it to but yep it is not a very good amp. I have tossed around giving it away a few times but then I decide to keep it and a good thing I did I got rid of my fender Twin Amp and all I have now is my Marshall Half stack and don't like dragging it out just to try something so it helps having it weather or not it sounds good it works lol.
  
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