Well? I've brought home a Peavey MAX450 from a local guitar store. I'm able to just borrow it and try it for a while because the owner is friends with my dad. However there aren't any Ashdown dealers around, so I can't try that at all. I could buy the Peavey for $300 and the Ashdown for the same from the internet. I do like the Peavey. However, the 450 watts is only available at 2 ohms. Its only doing 170 with my 8 ohm Avatar. And the Peavey is a Peavey, which might mean its bad. I'm not that experienced with amps and don't know how good this amp actually is because I havn't had much to compare it to. Now, I'm not saying I don't like it because it says Peavey on it, but Peavey does seem to have a reputation for being cheap. If I could try the Ashdown and I still liked the Peavey more, I would get the Peavey without worrying about the label. Ok, so I know I like the Peavey. I'm asking you if you think the Ashdown is better. Please to tell me to get the Peavey because I know I like it, or not to fix something that isn't broken. P.S. Is there a way to make my 4x10 Avatar a 4 ohm cab instead of a 2 ohm? If it involved wiring things, my dad could handle that. As long as it doesn't involve new speakers, then I'd like to know. Or if there is a way to just fool the amp into thinking there is an extra cab so it'll push more watts, but not break anything. Oh, and I like clean, warm sounds.