Peavey 5150 212 Combo Reviews
Apart from this amp weighing a ton and the Sheffields lacking in the speaker department this is a very killer amp. I'm extremely happy about it. They are not made anymore but they can be found used for very very good prices so I must say the value is impeccable. Built like a tank and sounds great. If you're a strong person, no reason not to use ... [read more on Audiofanzine]VishNuRoXoUt rated this unit on 2011-12-01.
An indestructible amp with tons of gain on tap. These can be picked up for between 4-600 on the used market , which is an absolute steal for what it is. The 5150 is identical to the newer 6505 combo which is currently in production. I like the sound of the combo better than the 5150/6505 head, it is supposed to come with a better factory cathod... [read more on Audiofanzine]denied rated this unit on 2011-08-01.
Since there's plenty of people for whom really rocking out is absolutely essential, I think that this amp could really catch on with the hard rock/metal/hardcore crowd. It's getting more and more expensive as its reputation grows, so I think that if you can't find one used right away, grab a new one while they aren't too expensive. Peavey is usu... [read more on Audiofanzine]mooseherman rated this unit on 2010-03-25.
Overall this amp is great. Lacks on the clean side but its not made for that. Its made for distortion and gain, and it delivers. Works for metal, rock, blues. Can pull off country if you drop the preamp and the rhythm channel. If you need great sound without 100 stomp boxes in front of your amp this is the way to go. Love it!! [read more on Audiofanzine]Topher H. rated this unit on 2003-11-10.
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