Submitted September 25, 2020 by Frank P in Orlando, FL
"A baby Bear!"
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I own a Crush 120 with two open back cabs, an Orange and a Laney. Too big for practice. I bought the Crush12 for guitar repair and home recording; with a PPC 4 x 12 out, how could I go wrong? My Fender Deluxe 85 and a Laney XL , were gone or preparing to, so I needed a practice rig. I am a Clearance guy and waited and a 20RT became available. Would 20 watts give me what I needed? I spun the dice. Orange, like Marshall, 20 watts is RMS, truly, and the Crush 20RT delivered. Reverb, a tuner, an OD sw out, is all I needed. The other guitarist has a 50w Marshall Valvestate combo, and the bassisit plays through a JCM800. Well, the little bitty 20RT, has headroom to spare in a 12x12 practice room, and we're all old so volume is not recommended, so , I use my RP-500 multi-effects OD, although, the 20RT would be MORE than adequate. It's just a one less pedal thing. The 8" VOTW spkr is the kicker; plenty of bottom end, surprisingly so. I played an Epi Dot, a Fender Player Jag and a DeArmond 7-star with Crunch Lab, Liquifire pups and I dialed in fatness and clarity, for all three. using the Dark channel with a clean tone that helped roll some bottom in on the Fender. You WANT to pay less then $200 for a practice amp. This is the one. It's so frikkin' cute against the other rigs. Cool.....Support value is untested and may never be, but it has to be excellent. My 3rd Orange, and I'm drooling over a 60w Crush combo. Oh, yeah!
65, but still play stuff Bonomassa would have to figure out. Played mostly in the SE US; Orlando, New Orleans, Atlanta/Athens
AAA originals, Prog Rock, Classic Rock, Top 40 (for de $$$), Clean, gnarly and all styles in between. Flat picker, like Gibbons
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