Crate Guitars user reviews

  • Crate GFX-65

    Crate GFX-65 - "Great solid state amp"


    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"


    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"


    ;)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"


    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.…

  • Crate PowerBlock

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


    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"


    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"


    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"


    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"


    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"


    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…