flavaham wrote:The Rocktron power amps are not tube though. I really want to be able to get some sharp leads out of this rig. As listed above, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Herring, Derek Trucks, etc are some sounds that I really dig. They are very tube driven tones. Brad emailed back and suggested a tube power amp for that reason. Are you playing rhythm guitar through yours primarily? If playing lead/melody, do you still get a nice rich sound? I'm planning to shop around and figure out the specs I want and go from there so no real rush. As of now, I'm thinking that if I can get this Carvin Tube 100 for $350 I might do it.
flavaham wrote:I just ordered my SMS and now have to play the waiting game. For anyone interested in a new amp, I highly suggest talking to Brad. He has been SUPER helpful in this process.
To power this I picked up a Carvin Tube 100 off of eBay. I'm thinking of an Avatar 212 cab. I can't wait to get this up and running! I'll post some pics in a few weeks when it's up and running.
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