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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. srolfeca

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    Vox VT20+
     
  2. Flaneur

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    I have a Cube 15, for when headphones are required. I also have a little VHT Special 6 and a Fender Champ 600. The Cube has handled a few small pub gigs and is very easy to live with. The VHT is best to work on and the Champ sounds fine, cranked wide open. If I had to keep just one, it would probably be the VHT- but any one of the three would do the job of quiet domestic amp very well- and I recommend them all.:)
     
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    When the family is around I'm either unplugged (my BSB CV50 is very resonant and sounds great unplugged) or use my Pathfinder10. Late at night I use a Vox Amplug Classic Rock and headphones or just stay unplugged. When nobody's home I'll switch to the Vyper 30.
     
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    I use my Champion 40 -a lot- and enjoy switching to my Monotone 5w for some tweedish crunch now and then. Its a nice little amp.
    As I live alone on an acre in a very rural type suburb I fire up the 120w twin now and then just to remember why my wife left.
    (obnoxious %$#^&*()
     
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    mustang III, Zoom G1Xon through headphones, or one of those little "Vox" Amplug 2 AC30 headphone amps if I'm away from home..
     
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    Mustang 3 / early 60's Beltone AP 22

    Mostly the Mustang, but
    either amp for low volume playing
     
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    I use Roland Microcube!
     
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    I am lucky I guess. I am retired my wife is a RN and has 6 years yet are so before she can retire. She works days, and I live in the country. So I use a 50 watt Rivera Clubster Royale 112 for now.
     
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    Marshall JVM1 Combo. Longest honeymoon period I've ever had with an amp.
     
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    Vox Mini5 Rhythm, such a great little amp :)
     
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    Pod X3 into computer or headphones
    + I've got two of those little 5w Nanos. I use the speaker cabs of my amps. Very quiet and surprisingly good sounds.
     
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    I would look at one of the little Blackstar amps.
     
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    ZT Lunchbox for Everything.
     
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    Using my Yamaha THR5 for about 4 years, still happy with this little thing.
     
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    I don't use anything: I'm unplugged almost all the time - except when fiddling with new equipment.
     
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    I also use a Special 6, running through a V30, as my main amp for both home practice and small gigs/jams. Into the low output on low power (3 watts) and using some mxr pedals and a Vox Stomplab multi-effects for dirt. Sometimes I use my Marshall VS100 if jamming with a friend or if I just want something different. It's not an amazing amp by any stretch, but the cleans are decent and the OD pretty much sounds the same at any volume.
     
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    Vox DA5. Great for testing out new pedals I get in the post before taking them to the practice room. Also great having fun with the ludicrous Hi-Gain channels, and does a sparkly great clean for songwriting and working out ideas. Plus the switchable wattage output means I can get louder if I need to, or keep it quiet later at night. Fantastic little amp.
     
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    Instrument line in through Scarlett 2i2, Garageband or Bias FX /headphones.
    Have been pretty impressed with this rig.
     
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    I keep trying to find a practice amp that makes me want to replace my Vibro Champ XD, but love the darned thing.
     
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