NAD Vox AC10+ my Gretsch = sonic perfection!

Discussion in 'Ampage Area' started by MPF805, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. MPF805

    MPF805 Electromatic

    Mar 5, 2018
    I realize this isn’t much of a revelation, but I just needed to share. I picked up a used but might as well be new Vox AC10 yesterday. It has the upgraded greenback Celestion. All I can say is wow. It sounds good with my other guitars, but once i plugged in the G ( even though it’s my cheapie Streamliner), I fell in love.
    What a great combo!
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  2. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    Congrats and yep, I've said this several times. The AC10C1 is a real gem.

    Keep having a blast
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  3. Beardog

    Beardog Country Gent

    Apr 15, 2018
    Nova Scotia
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  4. loudnlousy

    loudnlousy Friend of Fred

    Oct 18, 2015
    Glad that you enjoy this combination. It is always a revelation when finding something that really works together perfectly.
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  5. wabash slim

    wabash slim Gretschified

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Gretsch and Vox is a great combination. It's the backbone of the British Invasion. I use an AC15 with my 3140, and it's the sound I've always heard in my head.
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  6. pmac11

    pmac11 Country Gent

    Mar 4, 2018
    Toronto, Ontario
    Gretsch and Vox, a storied combination. Congrats!

    Sent from my SM-T560NU using Tapatalk
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  7. TSims1

    TSims1 Gretschified

    Jun 18, 2013
    Peanut butter and jelly. Enjoy!
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  8. Merc

    Merc Country Gent

    May 6, 2017
    Congrats and play on!
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  9. Gewdkharma

    Gewdkharma Gretschie

    Jan 14, 2018
    Gig Harbor, WA
    Funny cuz I have fallen out of love with my ac15c1. It's just too finnicky of an amp for me. What sounds good one day doesn't the next. I feel like I am constantly tinkering with it.

    One the flippity-flop, my Fender Superchamp x2 I can just plug into and play.

    Odd cuz the Vox, I thought, was my dream amp. But now it's up for sale.
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  10. stiv

    stiv Country Gent

    Sep 12, 2014
    Florence, Italy
    Same here with the AC30cc2. Touring became a nightmare, I had to adjust on every club we played. The Vox-Rickenbacker combo, usually a match made in heaven, didn't work for me. I had to sell both.
    I bet the AC10/15 are different beasts though but since then, I'm always over cautious on Vox amps.
  11. G5422T

    G5422T Country Gent

    May 24, 2012
    Years back I had the AC30CC1, and I too was constantly tweeking all those knobs and switches, to try and get it dialed in just right.

    The AC10C1VS in not like that at all. It's one channel, top boost only, with basic tone controls and a master volume. Easy and quick to dial in, and no headache finding the tone wanted.

    Vox has released a "S1" version of the AC30, which has the same basic layout. Top boost only, and minimal controls. Not sure if there's an AC15 version yet or not.

    I'm thinking that VOX has responded to the complexity problem of getting things dialed in, and that's why the S1 is being offered.
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