I just got a Jackson DKMGT Dinky with EMG 81/85 active pickups. It sounds alright through my amp but could sound a lot better I know. Currently running it through a small solid state Rocktron combo amp, 50w with 2 small speakers, 8" or maybe 6".
I'm looking at maybe getting a Fender Champ 12 1x12 combo tube amp, I've heard EMG's sound a lot better through a tube amp. But for the same amount of money ($300), I know I could get a pretty decent solid state amp. Not doing any shows at this point or anything, just for practicing.
Let me know what you guys think, thanks. Good to join the forum.
What kind of stuff do you play? I could be wrong as I'm an amp noon but fenders have good cleans but aren't as well known for metal. Champ owners Please chip in if I'm talking out my @rse