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joshl
post Aug 8 2008, 05:57 AM
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Ive got now a Fender 15R amp and an Epiphone Sg Deluxe.

Is the next step a better amp, or should I get a new guitar, then in a few months, a new amp?
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post Aug 8 2008, 06:28 AM
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QUOTE (joshl @ Aug 8 2008, 06:57 AM) *
Ive got now a Fender 15R amp and an Epiphone Sg Deluxe.

Is the next step a better amp, or should I get a new guitar, then in a few months, a new amp?


AREN'T you going to tell us which you prefer the most first? lol.
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post Aug 8 2008, 10:16 AM
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If the guitar plays well get a new amp. If the amp suits your needs but you don't like the guitar get a new guitar. If you like both just stick to what you have and save up for something really good.
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post Aug 8 2008, 10:49 AM
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I would get a new amp. Remeber that a good amp can make a mediocre guitar sound good but a good guitar can't make a mediocre amp sound good smile.gif


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post Aug 8 2008, 10:58 AM
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If your satisfied with that guitar you should get a new amp..If not get a new guitar...But if you have the money to buy them both in few months period than it really doesn't matter, and I would first go with a good guitar in that case.


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post Aug 8 2008, 10:59 AM
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Tough one!
I would go for guitar first! Get a guitar you feel really comfortable on...
if you have that go for the amp!


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post Aug 8 2008, 11:27 AM
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Ian is right, guitar is the most important thing IMO. It is crucial that you have a good instrument that you will feel comfortable with, and than save up for a decent amp.

DO you feel comfortable with you current guitar Epi SG? If you do, then buy a better amp. If you don't buy a better guitar.

Also what is your budget. If you wanna buy better guitar you will probably need more money to buy something really good, but you can buy a decent amp for 500-600$ already.


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post Aug 8 2008, 07:50 PM
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I think it partly depends on what you want to do, if you want an amp to gig with then get a new amp because you can surely gig with the Epiphone. However, if all you really want is a better practice amp, then I guess maybe it comes down to how much you want to spend right now. If you only have a few hundred maybe get a better practice amp, if you want to spend maybe over $1,000 you would be better off buying a guitar then spending that much on an amp just for practice. Plus also think about which one you like more, if you love your guitar get a new amp or vice versa.
There are a ton of nice practice amps both tube and solid state, the cubes, blackheart, orange tiny terror, the vox ad series, lot's to choose from smile.gif
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post Aug 10 2008, 09:57 PM
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In doubt I would go for the guitar, this is what I have in my hands, and it has to feel god, not only sound good. If the guitar feels wrong than playing is no fun for me, so the guitar is more important to me than the amp.


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