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Diamond_Dave
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Diamond_Dave
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01/26/2024 2:47 pm

Yeah, if the guitar plays well, then you have to ask if the amp is giving you the tone you want. Are you looking for breakup or distortion from the amp? Those are common rock tones obviously. If the amp won't do that, you may want to consider an overdrive pedal, which will get you into the crunch zone. And of course there are multi-effects pedals. I've never owned one, but most folks get very particular about a certain overdrive sound, and a certain fuzz sound, and a certain delay sound, etc. If you have just one unit providing all the effects, you're stuck with what it has on board.

Or, you can buy a different amp...but pedals are fun to explore, and there are some very good ones that are very inexpensive.

Enjoy the journey!