« Squier Champ 15 »Published on 11/01/04 at 15:00
Personally, I like this amp. And for all you idiots who hate it, did you think you were buying a Marshall??? Did you think you were buying a Mesa/Boogie??? Of course more expensive amps sound better, could that be the reason they cost more??? For the price I paid, this amp is pretty good, if you want to know why I think so read down
I blew a fuse in it after owning it for about 2 years. Easy fix, and it's understandable, i was playing it cranked to 10 with a, overdrive pedal in front of it (needed more volume for my band).
No problems except for the fuse mentioned above.
Seriously guys, if you expected to of the line sound, and you know even a tiny bit about gear, you're a moron. So here are a few things (equipment wise) you can do to improve your sound if you don't want to buy a new amp: a)Sell your Squier Strats, and Epiphone Les Paul Juniors (unless you have the older P-90 one) or at leats buy new (Good) pickups, and any other shitty guitars that you most definitely have, and that will take a lot of the suck factor out of your sound. b)Take a little time to adjust the controls, figure out how it works with your guitar's controls and c)if you're a beginner, please don't make quick jugdgements about gear, because when someone sounds BAD, 99% of the time either it's not set right, or it ain't the gear it's the player. (The only exception is good player who have actually started LISTENING to their sound, and pinpointing specific problems. Bottom line, learn how to play, then buy better stuff. By the way, this gets a 3 based on how cheap it is and how good it sounds with the right guitar.
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