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I've fixed a fair amount of them. They tend to get cold/bad solder joints because of too much heat trapped inside the chassis. They aren't a terrible sounding amp, but I find the distortion on them too digital.
 

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Had one a few years back for a while. Ripper is right on with the distortion sounding a bit digital but not a bad amp otherwise. No reliability problems with mine.
 

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They're good for the price, nice 'n loud, and I've heard that if you put a celestion vintage 30 in them they sound pretty good. I don't find the distortion too bad but I do find that the clean channel is kinda muddy.

btw, mines still for sale.:wink:
 

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i have a valvestate head which is the avt50h model. it actually sounds really good. marshall did a good job on these amps. im trying to sell mine aswell because i want to to move up on a head. im getting an orange 2X12 cab tomorrow and thats definately going to be a weird combination so im definately going to need a valve amp
 

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GuitarsCanada said:
Recommendations for a replacement speaker for this unit?
I have two celestions that were taken out of a Valvestate (the 2 X 12 stereo chorus model).


Why are you replacing the speaker(s)? if they're blown i could sell the two I have for a reasonable amount.

By the way, the amp I had is now used my my keyboardist (doubles on guitar) and is a great alternative to a Roland JC120. The stereo chorus is very similar, but the distortion is MUCH beter. Great amp for the money actually. I gigged with it for around five years or more.
 

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I used to own one.

Was good for me. Even used it in the studio....
 
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