No drummer?, HS-18 and SR-15 will work well, but may be overpowering
Drummer, Loud? HS-18 or SR-15, Reasonable volume? HS-18 or SR-15, Jam with your gigging amp DB-40
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Large Venue, Perfect stage amp? Atomsmasher DB-40, Amp Mic'ed, Any of our amps will work, but most customers choose the HS-18 or SR-15., Not Mic'ed, I like my amp to add some overdrive to my tone. HS-18 or SR-15!, Need lots of cleans like a 'Twin'? Not as much as a Twin, but the Atomsmasher DB-40 has lots of clean headroom and gets nasty when you want it to!
Medium Venue, HS-18 or SR-15
Small Venue, Full band? HS-18 or SR-15
Warm, lush overdrive (Fender + Vox) SR-15
Aggressive overdrive (Marshall + Vox) HS-18
Incredible overdrive and lots of clean headroom Atomsmasher DB-40
Any Mack Amp! -SRV tone - HS-18 -Humbucker at edge of overdrive - SR-15 -Roy Buchanan, Buddy Guy, etc. - HS-18. -Robben Ford - SR-15 -Gary Moore - DB-40
Maximum twang? HS-18
Warm and balanced? SR-15
Lots - I need cleans like a 'Twin'. Atomsmasher DB-40 has lots of clean headroom and gets nasty when you want it to!
Jazz players use the SR-15 set clean for its balance, warmth and bigger bass.
HS-18 and a pedal = monster metal tone! Adding power tube distortion to a great pedal metal tone = HUGE! The new Atomsmasher DB-40 adds another dimension of power and chunk - throw that pedal in front and have fudn!
Chimey cleans and aggressive overdrive - HS-18
Warm, balanced cleans and overdrive - SR-15
Best of all worlds Atomsmasher DB-40
Aggressive upper-mids, tight bottom - HS-18
Lush overdrive, thick distortion - SR-15
Soaring sustain and layered harmonics DB-40
Chime and cluck? HS-18
Warm and lush? SR-15
Warm, lush and powerful? Atomsmasher DB-40
Balanced? (Fender + Vox) SR-15
Aggressive? (Marshall + Vox) HS-18
Aggresive and powerful? Atomsmasher DB-40