Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

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Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by TESLA_EL34 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:34 pm

What can i say... Great amp!
It has everything what you need. Great dynamics, great overdrive, great cleans.
It's very simple and it sounds really good! I've played a few amps in some shops and it's one of the best, if not the best yet...
And it sounded even good with lower master volume.
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by baytamusic » Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:56 pm

Cool. I need to try out the AC15 and see how it compares to my C1.

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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by misterMagoo » Thu Apr 07, 2011 2:33 pm

Was it the one in fawn tolex? Those things look great, probably age great too (not to mention sound).
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by hellagnar Brosevelt » Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:26 pm

I just spent some time with an AC15 and wow they really are great. Dynamic and fun.
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by jord123 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 5:51 pm

gotta say I love my ac30hh 50th if I was a one amp kinda guy id probably have to let the rocker go. but thatll never happen!
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by Wired » Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:52 pm

Anyone with the combo wanna trade for a head! :)

I'm sick of the head... I want the combo. :(
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by misterMagoo » Thu Apr 07, 2011 6:56 pm

Wired wrote:Anyone with the combo wanna trade for a head! :)

I'm sick of the head... I want the combo. :(
Might I ask why?


I'll trade you my combo for your head! :D
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by Wired » Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:15 pm

misterMagoo wrote:
Wired wrote:Anyone with the combo wanna trade for a head! :)

I'm sick of the head... I want the combo. :(
Might I ask why?


I'll trade you my combo for your head! :D
Its a CC2 right? I would actually entertain that to be honest! :)

I don't want the head anymore because I don't like hauling around the head and a cab all over the place. That and I'm using my old fender twin as a cab, and I'd like to get the amp section of it fixed so I can use it again. But if I fix it... I can't use it as a cab. :)
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by OU818 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:18 pm

I'm surprised that the handwired combo goes for $2k in Australia. Seems like a fantastic deal on a great amp. If inactually needed another amp I'd definitely grab one of these.
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by TESLA_EL34 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:49 pm

i really missed the amp today.
hate this curse of gas.

i have to say, it's as good as a matamp when it comes to "boutique" tone quality.
i mean the dynamics, the tone quality and so on.
that surprised me the most. i'd love to have one too.
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by Wired » Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:34 pm

As much as I love Orange amps, the AD30 and RV100 are soft spots in my heart... but the AC30 is where its at. Best amp for me period... for the playing dynamics, the tone, everything. I can do whatever I want with it! You can't go wrong with an AC30. :)
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by TESLA_EL34 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:15 am

True story man.
But... you can go wrong, if you're into shredding metal music!
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by jason41224 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:30 am

AC30 and metal. hmm....

*metal player walks into guitar center*
"what the crap! there's no gain knob...or mids! what kind of amp is this!?!?!"
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by indianDYsummer » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:35 am

jason41224 wrote:AC30 and metal. hmm....

*metal player walks into guitar center*
"what the crap! there's no gain knob...or mids! what kind of amp is this!?!?!"

Haha, a "no-mids" control is probably exactly what a metal player needs though ;)
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Re: Played an Vox AC30HW2 today

Post by jason41224 » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:48 am

except he doesn't know that ;)

i can picture the Vox Forums now. "i have an AC30, how do i get more bass out of it? can i maybe put 6550s in there?"
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