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Rating and Reviews: Blackstar HT Club50 Stack

Perfect for guitarists looking for monstrous tone, this half-stack from Blackstar has clean and overdrive settings.

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"Killer half stack!" submitted May 17, 2013

By Jason B in Wilmington, NC
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Musical Background: Been playing guitar for over 20 years
Music Style: I play a lot of Opeth....but I love every type of music.
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Overall: I was looking for a 50 watt tube amp that could be used for studio, live performance, and home playing, and I found a gem. This amp sounds awesome at low volumes, but when you crank it up, the tube power really shows. It took some dialing in, but once I was able to get the tone stack and ISF where I wanted, I couldn't be more pleased. The distortion channel is amazing - with enough gain for anyone. But, the clean channel really blew me away - very responsive with a rich body. The only change I made was to all Mullard tubes, which really livened it up - it came stock with TAD. The only change I would make is to the speaker cabinet. The speakers that came with the cab are the Celestion seventy 80's - not to much bottom end or articulation. I've listened to the head with Vintage 30's and it was night and day - much fuller. The best speakers I have listened to with this head are the Mojotone Greyhounds - throw those in and you won't be sorry! Also, It would have been nice to have footswitchable voicings in the distortion and clean channel - they are only push button. Overall, I am happy with my purchase and love Blackstar. I recommend everyone play a Blackstar!
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"Blackstar HT CLUB 50" submitted June 4, 2014

By Brad B in Hull, MA
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Musical Background: Jam at home
Music Style: Rock
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Overall: I love the bright sharp sound and deep bassie chugs it produces.
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