Is it wrong?

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by justin.ramsey, May 14, 2015.

  1. Obsessed

    Obsessed Telefied Ad Free Member

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    My best friend lives in a studio apartment for some ten years now and didn't use his half stacks at the previous 10 years worth of gigs, but what amps can't he let go of? Yep his Marshall half stacks. Yep, two of them last I know. If it is in your blood, I guess ya gotta have 'em.
     
  2. justin.ramsey

    justin.ramsey Tele-Holic

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    Why do you think I'm asking lol
     
  3. Paul G.

    Paul G. Friend of Leo's

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    Gotcha!!!

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  4. Cleeve

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    Yes you need a half stack rig!
    And you need to play it as loud as jt takes to get it distorting right, and keep a supply of show-business easy-break whiskey bottles to hand at sound check to break over your own head in rage when the house sound engineer tries to have you turn down!
    The world needs to re-calibrate-
    modeling this and that simulated DSP rubber drum head mamby pamby rot- live needs to be LIVE!
    get that drummer out of the plastic box and pass out the ear plugs, nobody needs to be sleeping when the band is on!
     
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    paratus Friend of Leo's

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    I applaud your rant! But, respectfully, to carry it to its logical conclusion, the OP needs a full stack, not a half stack. Life is for living. Ear plugs for everyone!
     
  6. justin.ramsey

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    I have ear plugs in my cable bag lol. It's amazing how loud a 1x12 combo can get lol
     
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    You can want one, as long as you want one for the rest of us too.
     
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    I'm more into the open back combos these days. But I still keep my half stack around. Nothing like the thump and punch of a 4x12 cabinet.
     
  9. tery

    tery Poster Extraordinaire

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    If you WANT it - DO it . :cool:
     
  10. donguillermo

    donguillermo TDPRI Member

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    Is it wrong to get some gear that does not match your needs ? Yes !

    In your place i d be honest with myself and say : "i know it's wrong, but i really want one. So i m doing it anyways !"

    (Just make sure that your home is built with state-of-the-art anti-sismic techniques)
     
  11. BobbyZ

    BobbyZ Doctor of Teleocity

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    I've had a 1987 for 15 years sitting on top of an old Hiwatt 4x12. Really a worthless pile of crap these days but I keep it around. It looks cool. :p

    I do think about building a 2x12 cab to stuff the guts into from time to time.
     
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    1962guitargeek Friend of Leo's

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    garytelecastor Poster Extraordinaire

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    As long as you aren't selling your children, there is nothing wrong with owning any amp or guitar. I love the sound of a cranked Marshall. Are they a little impractical today? yeah, but who cares. I would buy and use it if that is what I wanted to do for my musical quests.
     
  14. gridlock

    gridlock Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I sold a Marshall 4x12 with Greenbacks about 6 months ago because I could no longer transport it in my new (smaller) car and kept my early '80's Marshall JCM800 1936 2x12 cab with G12-65's. To me this cab sounds just as big and as good as my Marshall 4x12, plus it will fit in the trunk of my new car. You may want to check out this cab also.
     

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  15. justin.ramsey

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    Luckily I'm single with no kids so no one to complain about it lol.
     
  16. gridlock

    gridlock Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    Look for either a 4x12 with Greenbacks, Blackbacks, G12-65's, or G12H-30's. The best combination in my book. Not a fan of V30's or G12-75's.
     
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    63 vibroverb Tele-Holic

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    Particular 2x12 cabs I like are the old blonde Fender ones that went with the Tone Master head, and the Orange cabs (open or closed back).
     
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