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> Spider 3 Thoughts?, Is it worth it?
post Apr 25 2007, 02:04 AM
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I've been looking into buying a 150 watt spider 3 I've been playing it pretty consistently at my local music store. I have a pretty good idea that it's worth the money. But, I'd like some fellow GMCers advice and if you think its not a good amp. I do need to upgrade sooner rather than later so if you know any wicked amps you have or friends of yours have give me a hollar and i'll be sure to look into it.

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post Apr 25 2007, 04:51 AM
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I was all set to buy the Line 6 Spider 3 75w amp, same as the 150w, but half the power and only 1 12" speaker.

I liked it alot, but they are hard to find NEW.
With all the gimicks and gadgets, I wanted a new one with a warranty.

I ended up buying a used Roland Cube 60 (60w and 1 12" speaker) for $178 shipped to my door, I couldn't pass it up.

At the 60-75w power levels both the Roland and Line 6 were great amps and I would be happy to own either, I do think the Roland is easier to use though.


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post Apr 25 2007, 04:57 PM
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It's simple, if YOU like the amp that much YOU should buy it. That's what counts, isn't it?

You wanted other suggestions to look into - For the same money you get the Laney GH50 valve head. If I were to get a new amp today to exchange my Peavey classic 30, which I'm concidering so it's areal case, I'd get the GH50 head. Another option I have is to get an ENGL Powerball and switch places with my Hughes & Kettner (and use it for rock) and the ENGL (for progressive metal) but that's another story.
If you don't have a cabinet for the GH50 head maybe the Laney VC or LC series would suit you?

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