Celestion G12t75 T3947 Cone 444

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  1. duaffe

    duaffe New Member

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    Hi,

    i just bought a used Marshall Box. The seller told me it´s a old 1960 from the 80s. It sound good so i bought it. In the Cab are four G12t75 T3947 with a 444 cone. Cab someone tell me the diferenz to the "normal" G12t75 ? Are they just a little bit darker but okay for use with a guitar am p?
     
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  2. neikeel

    neikeel Well-Known Member

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    The T75s in stock form are pretty bright, these might be a bit mellower (not played them myself) suck it and see, I think how it sounds will also depend a lot on the rest of your rig.
     
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    Kinkless Tetrode Well-Known Member

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    My G12T75's from 87 use the 17777 cones. They have ample treble. The use of the 444 cone is interesting. I don't know how they compare, but the 444 is a bass cone and should mellow them out some I'd think.
     
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    Scumback Speakers Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    Another Celestion anomaly or they've been reconed, one or the other.
     
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    neikeel Well-Known Member

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    yes, interesting and raised my eyebrow.
    I will be following.
     
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    You have a rare beast! New news to me, first time I've heard of a bass version of the GT12-75
    They will have a lower frequency response which should sound great, especially out of the early version.

    From the bygonetones info they were a production item.
     
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    I pretty much gave up on what Celestion produced after the G12-65 and G12-80 were discontinued, so my knowledge of the G12T-75, V30, etc is all pretty limited. But as I said, another Celestion anomaly which doesn't mean it didn't get built and installed somewhere.
     
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    T3947 is a G12T75 with 444 bass cone as mentioned...I've never tried any but I sure would like to hear your observations.

    If they are like the difference between the G12-80(Classic Lead) and the bass coned G12-80's from the late 70's early 80's,
    then I'd take the 444 cones any day of the week! They had more bass, and also more mids.
     

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