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    11.17.17 @ 08:12 AM
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    Anyone have any comments or feelings about this amp? I'm serioulsy considering buying one! Well also will have to sell my two old amps on ebay or something. But curious to hear your guys comments. Here's the links to Mesa's site about it:
    http://www.mesaboogie.com/Product_In.../nomad_45.html

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    By Reco, do you mean the rectifier line? Haven't tried them. But I think they might be a bit out of my budget anyhow.

    What I like about this nomad is the versitality from the 3 channels. I have a Carvin vintage series amp right now that I love the clean channel from...but can't stand the dirty channel. So with the nomad I can have have a pristine clean channel, a hard rockin dirty channel and then one in between. Plus there's the solo boost that would basically replace the Boss cs-3 compression/sustainer pedal I've been using to do that.
    Friend of mine has one and I'm going to bring my axe over there tomorrow hopefully to toy around with it.
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    I haven't personally played one, but a friend of a friend has one and he loves it to bits. It's pretty hard to go wrong with a boogie.

    Have you tried the Reco line yet?
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    I liked the Nomad out of all the Boogis I've tried. It think its because it had more of a Marshall top end. But I'm more of a Marshall guy anyway. I'm just not a fan of the Recto's or the Mark series. They're great amps for what they do, but they don't do what I want them to do. I'd say if you're taste lies in the middle of the road between a Marshall and a Boogie then the Nomad is worth a try.

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    Well I ried my buds Nomad a bit. And while I definitly liked it and think its a great amp, I didn't see enough in it to validate the cost and getting rid of my current amp.

    What I did do today though is try out a Voodoo Labs Sparkle Drive and picked one up (thanks to Homeunits recommendations [img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img] ). I like it better than my tubescreamer resissue for sure. So instead of getting a new amp afterall, I might try using the sparkle drive to beef up my amps (Carvin vintage tube series) dirty channel. I also tried a Marshall Jackhammer pedal. It wasn't bad actually. Thinking about getting a used one to use as my dirty channel instead of my amps. See my Carvin's dirty channel is too fuzzy and vintage sounding...like a Vox type if you know what I mean. Any other suggestions out there?

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    In my oponion, the Nomad is one of the best amps that Mesa makes. The F-100 comes in a close second, only because it is not as versitile as the Nomad, but the F-100 is a tone monster on the distortion channel
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