...>But software has its own advantages too - ask the guy who just lugged >a large suitcase containing 75 pounds of equipment on public >transportation last night! oh! we're, going to start keeping track of weight? i dont want to think about that. everyone in the music biz has gear failures-it goes w/ the territory-i've witnessed some horror stories-nothing beats a tube amp w/ its guts spilled all over the stage-while someone is trying to figure out what is up?