Kustom 30 help

Discussion in 'Guitar Gear Talk Forum' started by aa_rox, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. aa_rox

    aa_rox New Member

    I have a Kustom sound 30.... is there anyway I can get a Greenday solo kinda sound with it without any pedals... also is there another amp around this price range that can?
    I have a yammaha pacifica 012
    And also what is the best multi/dist. pedal below 5k
  2. aa_rox

    aa_rox New Member

    help plz

    can someone please help....
  3. theghost

    theghost New Member

    i tried the roland cube 20x today.I think u can get a pretty good punk rock tone from it,but i found it hard to control the distortion...mabbe coz im a beginner.
    Still u cant go wrong with the cube ,its miles ahead of kustom in all aspects!! Give it a try.
  4. aa_rox

    aa_rox New Member

    I did but i found it a bit flat.... and its about 8k i might as well hook a DS1 to my kustom but anyway ill go try it again hopefully my opinion will change.
  5. ultrabot90

    ultrabot90 Like fishes need bicycles

    Perhaps you should have a look at this.
    Common sense.

  6. flood

    flood New Member

    that needs to be posted all over this phorum.
  7. theghost

    theghost New Member

    Yes! coz everybody has $1000 to spend on gear
  8. rickkkyrich

    rickkkyrich Guest

    why do u talk in $s ??? has Mr. thackeray changed the currency to Maharastrian Dollar? coz all other Indians use INR...
  9. aa_rox

    aa_rox New Member

    Um actually its a good amp for everything Ive thrown at it except a Dist. solo.
  10. guitardoctor

    guitardoctor Will Rx for food

    Wowie... Someone needs to put this on the sign up page of IGT. Or at least flash it to any guy asking a "what gear" question.
  11. ambush

    ambush _RASTA_man_

    If i am correct, the kostom is a flat voiced amp. Which means that its nota guitar amp. Which in turn means that any distortion pedal put in front of it would sound like crap. So dont bother with buying pedals. Processor is a different story. A good one might sound good even though a kostom.

    Your best bet for tone is to get a amp like the roland. processors in the same price rang doesnt sound anywhere near as good. But they are a good option if you plan to play live. You cant have saved presets and have them recalled live on stage.

    so if your priority is just tone, an amp is the better option. If you want the flexibility and convenience of the processor, then go for it by all means.

  12. thehundredthone

    thehundredthone New Member

    So how many people on this forum other than flood actually have this "common sense" as defined at UG? I know I don't, but I don't really feel stupid. Strange.

    The next time you want someone to spend 1:1 or 2:1 on amp and guitar please make sure you've actually done the same. The earning demographic here is not very high.

    This is practical advice. On a 5k budget, I'd rather let the guy have fun playing the guitar than make him wait a few more years to buy a "real amp". Because you know that the ones who are serious about guitar will not ask such questions here.

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