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What amp do you use for home/quiet practice?

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by markal, Apr 20, 2016.

  1. markal

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    I'm not really looking for recommendations, just curious, kind of a poll, without using the poll because I think there will be a huge range of answers.

    I use a Fender Mustang I and it's fine though I use very few of the presets. I tend to stick with the '65 Twin Reverb voicing and sometimes add a bit more gain.
     
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    Yamaha THR5.
     
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    Blackstar HT-1R
     
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    Kemper into a pair of QSC K10s, though it's the exact same rig that I use for rattling the windows when the mood strikes me. All it takes is a twist of the output volume knob.
     
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    I use a fender acoustasonic Junior with tilt back legs. I use the looper on a Boss ME-80 to record some chords then solo over that to my hearts content.
     
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    65 princeton reverb reissue.
     
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    Vox VT40 for practice and quick rehearsals.

    Ampeg GVT5H into an Amsterdam 12 for recording.
     
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    Unplugged most of the time. Other times a headphone amp or processor with headphones.
     
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    I have been using three lately, '73 SF Champ, Allen Accomplice Jr, and a Rivera era Fender Concert. The last two have great cleans and the ability to dial in some decent dirt at reasonable levels.
     
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    An '83 Marshall Lead 12 into a Celestion Heritage loaded closed back single 12. Sometimes straight in, sometimes with an ME-70.
     
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    Kids awake - Mesa mini rec.
    Kids asleep - Line 6 pocket pod.
     
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    when it's late, I use a pandora, into headphones. sounds great, it has touch of reverb in it so you can "hear" the room. I've had it for years, and the switch is getting floppy, maybe I should find another one.
     
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    I live by myself so I have some leeway, but I live in a condo so not much.

    For my quietest playing I use my Swart Atomic Space Tone with my Swart Night Light attenuator. Most of the time I can still get by running my Swart AST (20 watts) with my Swart Space Tone Atomic Jr (5 watts) in stereo though. As great as these amps are in overdrive I'm just as happy hearing them clean. Also I have pedals if I want to play clean and then want to punch it up keeping the volume low. Seeing that both my amps are single channel the clean amp plus pedals is the best way for me to go.
     
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    Bounce between Vox Pathfinder 15R, Vibro Champ XD, and a few modelers on the ipad air using a interface and headphones, as needed (whether baby is sleeping or not).
     
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    A Rockman I've had since the early 80's into headphones
     
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    Whatever amp takes my fancy to plug into at the time. They all have volume knobs so it doesn't matter! I may not get the tweed grind from my 57 Twin when the volume's set on 2 but it still sounds good to my ears. Same goes for the EC Tremolux and Ampeg GVT15.
     
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    I use my Two-Tone, I just turn it down. That's what MV's are for.
     
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