If you could have just two amps........

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  1. hecubus

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    Soldano SLO and Fender Twin
     
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    My current rig - Supro 1606 and a Mesa Subway Rocket. I play in stereo and each serves as backup for the other. I could easily sell all my others and play these for the rest of my life.

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    marshalls and superchamps for me..how did that yellow pedal get there? IMG_2576.JPG IMG_3275.JPG IMG_1972.jpg
     
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    My Marshall JCM 2000 is a keeper, but I'd love to add one of those new Tonemaster Super Reverbs to the team!
     
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    I had my 1966 Fender Princeton Reverb amp for around 37 years, si I already know what they sound like, to be honest, I don't miss it at all, because I can use the Katana at home. :D
     
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    too tuff of a question to answer at this time
     
  8. Antstrat

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    Hmmm, tough question.

    Something Fender and something Marshall is as best I can do right now
     
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    AncientAx Still hacking ....

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    I’m satisfied with these two . 85EF197D-7586-43AF-B17F-577C9D0961E6.jpeg
     
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    Here's my two amps: Marshall DSL40CR and Fender Tone Master Twin Reverb. Don't have plans for another any time soon. These two amps do it all.

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    While my Boogie Express provides me with everything I want/need in an amp, I can't recall the last time I played through it. Everything I do these days is using amp models. Should I need a proper amp for a live setting or wish to hear "turn that F$*&* thing down", my Boogie is my go to amp.
     
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    Bowmap I nose a thang or two. Platinum Supporting Member

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    Easy... My Kat 100 and my 5E3.
     
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    These two...
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    My Helix 1 Box 57 Amp Models :)

    But so far the go to I've been using a lot is the Friedman BE-100 Deluxe, Just a Killer amp
    and the Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier
     
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    Two BF Twins in stereo...
     
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    It would be these two, my Marshall Astoria Classic (hand-wired, 30 watts, and KT66 powered) and my 1967 Fender Vibrolux Reverb (35 watts, 6L6 powered, and still with the BF circuit).

    With these two portable amps I can cover all the tones that I like from SRV, to ZZ-Top, GNR, and Zeppelin.

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    My answer depends on whether or not reliability is a factor or if this is a hypothetical where it's assumed said amps will never die.

    If it's a real world question then I guess my Twin Reverb & 410 DeVille (Blues or Hot Rod).

    If not then it's the Twin Reverb & a Johnson Millennium (I know....gross). Despite it not being a "Real Amp" it's easily the most useful amp I've ever owned. The only times I've ever been complimented on my tone was with the Johnson.
     
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    Depends if (or rather when) I sell my condo, join my fellow dissidents in Eaglefornia ID or closeby, and get a house. Then I'd go for a JCM800 2203. That and maybe for travel one of those Orange Micro Terrors with the 1 x 8 cabinet because they're so darn cute. Right now I've got a JCM900 4501 combo which I've had for nigh on 30 years that I'll never part with for daytime when I can open up somewhat without irritating the neighbors, and a DSL5CR for night and travel. The only advantage of a Micro Terror over the DSL5 is that it would be a bit easier to transport.
     
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    Two Dumbles.

    Then I could sell them and buy a bunch if amps.
     
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    I have my two. Headstrong Verbrovibe and Headstrong King Reverb with two 10s. Would I like a few more? Of course. Would I trade one of these for it? No sir.