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

Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by homesick345, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. Wrong-Note Rod

    Wrong-Note Rod Poster Extraordinaire

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    well thats no fun.

    If I'm on a desert island.... I'm going to ask Jeannie wtf do I only get one, and to get back in the bottle until she changes her mind.

    (note opportunity for TDPRI members to post pictures of Barbara Eden - not that you never actually need a reason to do so)
     
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  2. Gary Mitchell

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    My Rivera Clubster Royale 112, Clean channel like a Fender, 6 spring reverb And the dirty channel with the El34s remind me a little between a Marshall and an old Hiwatt 212 I had years ago. Love it.
     
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    Super easy for me! My Marshall JCM.2000 DSL 100 head and 1960AV cab.

    Gets every sound I want.. beautiful cleans, fat blues, classic rock crunch, high gain metal.. and it has reverb.

    I've had mine for 10 years now and it's still may all time favorite amp.
     
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    Vox AC30 HW2 Hand Wired Combo.


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    ... with my Strat and a new Super Coil Lava Cable.
     
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    Mesa Lonestar. I use a head and 212 cabinet with Celestion golds. Covers all the sound I need... I still use pedals but my amp can do it if needed.
     
  8. Paul in Colorado

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    There are a bunch that would work, but I'm going to go with my Rivera S120-210 because it's so versatile. Cleans are as good as it gets, the effects loop is totally usable and it takes pedals well. It does weigh a lot, but that's why there are handtrucks and dollies.
     
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    Thanks for the info
     
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    Toss up on my Cornell Romany or Mesa Rectoverb 25. Which I've deemed as amps for life.
     
  11. CoyotesGator

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    Too late to change my mind?

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    And yep, Rod as you requested.

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    In part because I don't recall reading a one-instrument limit on this thread, I'm going to make everyone go all screwy-eyed and say "teal-stripe Peavey TKO115, with a 15" Scorpion in it." Cranked up and with the bright switch on--with a bright, twangy guitar and humped eq--it has some really cool punch, snarl and definition. My ancient lap steel sounds great through it too, and you can play a bass through it with total abandon and ot worry about blowing it, obviously.

    A totally pleasant surprise considering I bought it as a cheap beater amp to learn bass on. If I had to only have one, I could live with its limitations, weight and bulk and not miss reverb too much. And I could be fairly certain that the only repairs it would need would be the occasional spray of electrical cleaner on the pots and jacks.
     
  13. Johnny Cache

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    Someone once asked me, "If you were stuck on a desert island what guitar and amp would you want to have". I thought about it for a minute and asked him "does this desert island have electricity?".
     
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    I quit guitar in outrage.
     
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    Yeah for desert isle use (which was NOT the scenario given, btw), actually I vote for the amp that is supported on a big inflatable raft, or better yet, a motorboat, staffed by nubile sailor chicks. Or hovzabout just the chicks and to hell with the boat, and the amp for that matter
     
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    Sure but you'd need this for a Twin!
     
  17. Paul in Colorado

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    If I can't have pedals I'd want an amp that doesn't exist. I call it a Mesa MK 5: 25 Retro. It'd run 6v6's, the first channel would be voiced like a Deluxe Reverb and the second like a snakeskin MK 1 RI. Stick an old Altec 417 speaker in it, and I'd be totally satisfied.
     
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    Definitely will cost ya, still though it's the last amp someone could have. I would think it's worth the price.

    Actually they aren't too crazy in price when used.
     
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    Hmmm...I'm sure Carr makes something I could play for life. That said, I'd probably be okay with a Peavey Classic 30 or Delta Blues.
     
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    I can dig the idea... wouldn't have much time to play guitar.
     
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