I can't really answer that question about alternatives between Marshalls...except to say that the Jubilee sounds much better than any of the others on my Vetta. It has also been reported by many others (on the I.O.N. forum) that the Marshall models on the Vetta sound extremely close to the original Marshalls in side by side tests (and they don't say that about many of the others).
So basically unless you can get your hands on several Marshalls in the same room....go down and plug in a POD XT and a pair of headphones and run through them all in a matter of minutes. It might give you a place to start!
Wah-Which Marshall do you think has the sweetest overall tone on your POD XT?
I have a Slash sig 2555 Jubilee that will be coming up on eBay in the next few weeks. As you may know, this is a re-issue of the Jubilee 100W head. Let me know if you are still looking.
I own 2 -2555 Silver Jubilee's and can confirm , having played them,that the Slash reissue is in fact an EXACT copy of the Jube with ALL the same great tones( I think Marshall did themselves proud on this reproduction). Great amp .............John
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