Crate Guitars user reviews

  • Crate GFX-65

    Crate GFX-65 - "Great solid state amp"

    01/23/20

    There seems to be a lot of negative reviews on Crate solid state amps. I've been playing guitar over 40 yrs.. I'm not a beginner. I've owned and played through a LOT of amps. I have modified and upgraded many amps as well. I've done solid state, …

  • Crate XT120R

    Crate XT120R - "Powerhouse Amp"

    04/14/19

    I bought this amp from Guitar Center after having tried it out with a Gibson LP Studio guitar. It had the kind of "crunch" tone I was looking for in a gain channel with excellent note definition that allows you to hear the separation of each individ…

  • Crate G130C XL

    Crate G130C XL - " Crate-G130C-XL great sleeper amp"

    04/03/17

    ;)Greatest sleeper amp ever does very close marshall jcm 800 with a little more top end, have jcm 800 2205 for comparison, nice celestions too, great clean real nice tons reverb! If you need a versatile amp on a budget get it! I love this thing also…

  • Crate GT212

    Crate GT212 - "Crate GT-212"

    12/15/14

    Great amp for metal, rock and blues. Don't trust me, hear for yourself. Crate GT212 w/ Epiphone Les Paul Negative and Dimarzio Tone Zone and Liquifire pickups. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eyp0YIRBfc…

  • Crate PowerBlock

    Crate PowerBlock - "Best backup head of them all!"

    10/01/12

    Crate has been more or less synonymous (for good or bad) with solid state guitar amplification for over two decades. It would make sense then, that they know a thing or two about making them sound good. In some cases yes, and in some cases not so muc…

  • Crate Blue Voodoo BV120H

    Crate Blue Voodoo BV120H - "Mean amp"

    06/13/12

    This is an all tube monster...Don't let the name fool ya, this thing is no practice amp or solid state in any way...It has 5 12AX7 preamp tubes and 4 power tubes...It comes with 6L6s but I switched mine to EL34s and love it! There is a series loop…

  • Crate FlexeWave 65/112

    Crate FlexeWave 65/112 - "Not gonna do it"

    12/18/11

    Crate amplification is pretty well known for their budget friendly and cheap guitar and bass equipment. Much of their stuff is for a beginner guitarists or musician who are looking to get into the world of electric guitar playing. Many of their produ…

  • Crate GTX30

    Crate GTX30 - "Not gonna do it"

    09/29/11

    Crate has been known for their very inexpensive and extremely cheap instruments and amplifiers. This is a very cheap amplifier I has a load of the effects and modeling amplifiers built into it. This is basically the same thing is any other line 6 amp…

  • Crate Flexwave 120 H

    Crate Flexwave 120 H - "Loud but crass"

    08/25/11

    Solid State 3 channels - Clean, Overdrive, High Gain (with EQ) 120 watts Evolution 5 preamp DSP with separate controls for effects, including delay, reverb CD/MP3 input Effects loop Built-in tuner UTILIZATION It is easy to get a "good" sound…

  • Crate GX130C

    Crate GX130C - "Crate GX-130C"

    07/23/11

    I wasn't looking for one of these amps. I saw one used at a music store for $99. A 212 130 watt amp for $99 dollars....! I plugged it in and tried it. I fell in love right away! First of All the clean channel was fantastic! amazing reverb! I dial…