1. It is extremly LOUD! Even at 5W I would say. The venues I play tend to have from 50 to a couple of hundred ppl. Problem ’solving’: adding some sort of power break between the amp and the speaker. 2. It’s quite difficult to have a good comp sound and then be able to switch to solo, when wanted. Problem ’solving’: adding some sort of attenuator in the effects loop, and then maybe adding a stomp box that lifts the signal again. The issue here is that to get a good working horse, you need to tamper with the sound and volume, so much that the original sound is, well gone.