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Re: Quilter amps

Post by mynameisjonas » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:38 am

Thread resurrection!

The last gig my band had was a disaster because we decided not to bring our own amps (to save our backs and be able to have a few drinks). I ended up playing a beat up old Hagström solid state amp that would just randomly double the volume or go silent or start crackling. Total shit show. So when I came across a Mini 101 Head on a Halloween sale I couldn't resist.

I've only spent a few hours with it, but I have to say I'm pretty impressed. It sounds a lot better than all the Youtube demos suggest. The controls are a bit weird, but they do allow you to dial in good sounding approximations of both a blackface Fender and a cranked JTM45, and a bunch of other good sounding stuff inbetween.

Now I'm going to have to convince my bandmates to get Quilters too, we'll never need a designated driver again! ;D

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Re: Quilter amps

Post by ludobag1 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:41 am

i play with this now
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at home ,in rehearsale ,in live
then i think i will sale my other amp

you have to try it to trust it but after it is too late ,you buy it ;)

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Re: Quilter amps

Post by slopoke » Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:41 pm

I bought a Microblock 45 out of curiosity. I use it at rehearsals and carry it along in my gig bag for a spare, and have used it for a couple of small gigs. For the price of a pedal, IMO it's a good investment.

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Re: Quilter amps

Post by loveinathens » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:49 am

I just bought a Tone Block 201. Just waiting for it to ship!

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Re: Quilter amps

Post by jmurph » Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:35 pm

mynameisjonas wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:38 am
Thread resurrection!

The last gig my band had was a disaster because we decided not to bring our own amps (to save our backs and be able to have a few drinks). I ended up playing a beat up old Hagström solid state amp that would just randomly double the volume or go silent or start crackling. Total shit show. So when I came across a Mini 101 Head on a Halloween sale I couldn't resist.

I've only spent a few hours with it, but I have to say I'm pretty impressed. It sounds a lot better than all the Youtube demos suggest. The controls are a bit weird, but they do allow you to dial in good sounding approximations of both a blackface Fender and a cranked JTM45, and a bunch of other good sounding stuff inbetween.

Now I'm going to have to convince my bandmates to get Quilters too, we'll never need a designated driver again! ;D
I just got a Mini 101 for Christmas & I fully agree with you about the YouTube videos. Maybe it's just the style of music in a lot of the clips (generic blues & hard rock licks), but these amps are so much more than that. The clean sounds are incredible. I was able to get a Johnny Marr vibe out of it, now if only I could play like him! I'm planning on doing a comparison between the Quilter & my '71 Twin Reverb to see how the Surf sounds next to an actual Fender. It's nice to have such a great sounding amp that weighs so little but doesn't sacrifice any tone.

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Re: Quilter amps

Post by loveinathens » Thu Jan 04, 2018 11:49 pm

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Jfc, this thing is loud. Can't get it past 2 on the master.

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Re: Quilter amps

Post by ludobag1 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:49 am

:D yes pretty loud
at rehearsale or live i put it at 20 w and it is enought to be more than my drummer who play loud !
with drri it was in the zone where the sound change and became agressive ,harsh ,with no body ,with the little box i have no trouble to be heard
after depend also of the cab and the speaker ,at rehearsale i am not bringing my cab (eminence eps 15 c in)and use a marshall 4x12 who have bad projection (i know cause when i try with my tube head i sound really less loud at the same amount of volume) the sound is really straight before moreover rather than my cab who fill the room entierely (i can play on the side of my cab and still hear well )
this little box is my always amp ,home pratice ,rehearsale ,live it sound always good ,sure if i have the possibility to bring my tube head without headache i love too ,but last time we play we have to walk a lot between parking and the place we play (moreover there is dangerous stares we play in a cave)and with the tube head will need 2 travel ,with the quilter in one travel all my materiel is in place

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