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Not sure, but I think you're refering to a Vox AD-50VT. I own one myself and here's my opinion of it:

 

Pros

* Great tones are available from very low to extremely high volumes.

* Wide variety of tones from classic to metal

* Not too heavy to lug around

* Great price

 

Cons

* Not so easy to switch tones in mid song or "on the fly"

* Some of the amp models are very bassy/muddy IMO and you need to really set the treble on 9 or 10

* It's a little tricky to get a totally clean sound. Really, the only amp model I've found that stays pristine clean at high volumes is the Boutique Clean setting (Dumble clone)

* Although the tones are very good, I can still hear a little of that "transistery"sound.

 

Bottom line, great home amp, but I wouldn't want to gig with it unless I was going to pretty much leave it on the same setting all night.

 

Edit: Man that was wierd. I entered this thread in the Les Paul section and emerged in The Lounge :-k

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My local pawn shop has 2 Vox 100v @ $199 and $220. The 199 for cosmetic reasons.

I think I am going to pick one up. I have a small DA now and love it.

Saturn makes a great point about adjustmets on the fly, but I don't do any pro gigs

so its really not an issue for me.

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Vox and Marshall are just different. Can't really say ones better than the other. They both have their different strong points.

 

Personally I prefer Vox.

 

I was gonna get a NightTrain for a while, but I realized I would be better off with a Vox AC30CC2.

 

I'd completely happy with the CC1 but I guess I'd just rather have the CC2.

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It depends on what amps you're talking about.

 

If you're talking about the valvestate modeling Vox amps vs. solid state MG series Marshalls then I'd go with the Vox.

 

Personally I don't like digital modeling. I'd rather have an amp that sounds amazing but only does a few things than an amp that does a million decent sounds.

 

Vox and Marshall both have some pretty inexpensive all tube combos. The new Marshall Class 5 looks perfect for your needs. Vox has some great relatively cheap tube amps also. I don't know the names of the Vox I'm thinking of.

 

What is your budget?

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My Vox just threw up' date=' I guess I will be getting a new amp tomorrow. damit

 

Oh yea, the Bears suck I don't know how they won 4 games[/quote']

 

Don't get me started, they are downright terrible, i have no idea how they even can go out and play every week [angry]

 

What Vox did you have? I am looking to get a Night Train and hope it isn't that one.....

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Vox and Marshall are just different. Can't really say ones better than the other. They both have their different strong points.+1

 

Personally I prefer Vox. +1

 

I was gonna get a NightTrain for a while' date=' but I realized I would be better off with a Vox AC30CC2.+1 (I got the AC30 first a couple of years ago and now have a nigthrain too)

 

I'd completely happy with the CC1 but I guess I'd just rather have the CC2. +1

 

 

You read my mind man... those were the exact words I was about to post.

 

Damn telepaths... :-s

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