Well, I bought one of these to take around to jams (I haven't played in a few years and am just geting back into it). So, first time out playing with just drums and a rythm guitarist/vocalist I've got this thing on ten and it sounds pretty good but it starts cutting out after a few minutes with a kinda vague "burning components" smell. Since it is under warrantee and such I figure I'll just keep goin' and if it burns up, well it's a lot easier to get a RMA on a dead amp than one that cuts out at 10 after a few minutes <evil grin>. never did die totally, though. Anybody else every had one of these cut out? Obviously I was hard limiting big-time but I thought these were supposed to take that? I was suprised the first time I cranked this in the living room, it isn't all that loud to my ears for 60 watts. In that jam it never got to the point where I felt a need to get the earplugs out and I'm always the first one to do that. We were in a small basement room but is was pretty dead with a carpet and overhead insulated, some wall hangings. Sounded pretty good actually! The drummer was hitting 100% but he had his "practice" set with head dampers on and not his hottest cymbals, etc.