You are allowed to play ONE amp, for the rest of your life - no pedals..

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  1. homesick345

    homesick345 Poster Extraordinaire

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    ...Just amp, guitar & cable (irrespective of your style of music & effects you might need), or yur setup on stage

    That's it. One amp.

    On the flip side - you gotta chose, whatever year, budget, new, vintage, etc...

    What would it be, & why?

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    The Deluxe Reverb,,
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    Difficult question and it should be one amp and one guitar.

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    I think that I could be very happy with just my Bassbreaker 15. It's incredibly versatile with it's three gain stages/structure switch and it has reverb as well. My reliance on OD pedals has decreased dramatically.
     
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    My Laney VC 30 212.
     
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    bigben55 Friend of Leo's

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    If I could play it at whatever volume I wanted ALL the time, then my 1966 Super Reverb. It's incredible sounding with the volume at 3, but it's just totally bada$$ with it at 7-8+.

    Mine has four 10" Fender/Eminence blueframe alnicos, NOS Brimar power tubes, a hodgepodge of NOS preamp tubes with a JAN GE 5751 in the PI spot.
     
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    I haven't found THAT amp yet.
     
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    I'm still looking. For now though, Supro DualTone. I've never heard one other than on YouTube, but what a sound. I'd never tire of it. I crave it, strive for it.
    The guitar is important too. One guitar?, my Danelectro. Mmmmm Danelectro and Supro combined.
     
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    My Fender Prosonic. Incredibly versatile. No overdrive pedals needed.
     
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    My 70s Black Face Vibrolux Reverb.

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    Princeton Reverb. I have a 65 RI. I guess I would ask the genie for a vintage blackface.
     
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    Brownface Princeton. I've got many others, but it gets most of my playing time.
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    Would have to say my Mesa Mark V with 2x12 cab. I can dial in so many tones, it just covers everything and does it well...or at least well enough for me. Once I bought it my pedal use and desire dropped like a rock. Went from using pedals a lot to now I use my looper and occasionally my delay.
     
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    Though I haven't played one in real life, I think a Matchless DC30 would cover all the ground I need from an amp perspective.

    However, if I'm truly not allowed any pedals I'd have to roll with a Mesa Boogie Express 5:25 just because of the channel switching options, switchable reverb, and the smooth, fuzz - like distortion. I like fuzz.
     
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    Got my Mark III Boogie around 30 years ago. So I'm already halfway there. No plans to change. It nails everything.

    Best kit I EVER bought.
     
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