Originally Posted by gijoe View Post
Swapping amps is a terrible way of tuning a system. The difference between a middle of the road amp, and a high end amp (assuming both a good quality) is very minimal at best. A couple changes to the EQ will have a bigger impact than the difference between most amps.
This is very true as long as there isn't a signature (pleasurable distortion) designed into the circuitry of the amp to set it apart from amps that amplify what's given to them as accurately as possible and that's it.