New speakers for my SLP cabinet

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  1. Christopher Williams

    Christopher Williams New Member

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    Hi! I’ve been think recently about getting some new speakers for my plexi cab. Right now I have 4 Greenbacks getting pushed hard and I love them but a change of scenery or having different options would be nice. I play a lot of Thin Lizzy sounding stuff so the greenbacks work great but our band is pushing slightly harder now so I want something that could blend well with the Greenies, maybe have the cab 2 GB and 2 of something else. Or I have a gutter cab laying around and I can fill those in with whatever and have an A-B rig. Thanks guys!
     
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    MarshallDog Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    How about some G12H-75 Creambacks? They are a bit more aggressive and louder without being thin or ice picky.
     
  3. Christopher Williams

    Christopher Williams New Member

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    I was in a toss up between those or the vintage 30’s.

    Hell I know it’s overkill but if I wanted to spend the money I’d thought about the EVL-12’s in a 4x12
     
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    That's the cab IF you have roadies!

    Another option is Scumback J75LD's. I bought a pair based on Jim's recommendation that they handle more gain better than GB's - they do just as promised.

    Russ
     
  5. junk notes

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    What's a plexi cab? Did you make that up?
     
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    For that era, sounds like you are looking for G12-65's. The G12T-75's also worked. These are the speakers Gary Moore, Scott Gorahm, John Sykes, once used. Other speakers like the Vintage 30's introduced much later and were not used for TL, but would probably work @60w. Any Celestion, Weber, Scumback, or others that are within these spec's will get you on target and the voice you are seeking.
     
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    Assuming your 4x12 is G12M GBs, I'd go with G12H30 and 55 hz cones. Vintage is obviously better but much pricier.
     
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    Isn’t that the same Hendrix switched to?
     
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    Do not know what he switched to
    That would be the G12-C according to Celestion/Marshall, but that is a 25w.
     
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    Yes, Hendrix speaker G12H30, T1281.
     
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    I would not put Hs in the same cab personally. I like GBs and mix 55 and 75s in cabs but Ms or H’s due to their different sensitivities. YMMV.
    Why not keep the current cab as is and put together another with 65s or equivalents mentioned above. If your GB cab is 16ohm then make sure the other cab be it 2x12 or 4x12 is also 16 ohms. Then you can run them both in parallel using your 8ohm amp selector safely.
     
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    Why you need to blend speakers?
    Why Greenback?Ii think you nee to identify what tone you went.
    Blending speaker will lead you into confusion that might be decades long.
    I would suggest you find a single speaker you like then take it from there.
    If you are not happy with that speaker take it out try something else.
    .2
     
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    150w Celestion Redbacks.

    My favorite modern Celestion Ceramic speaker.
     
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    If you use G12T-75's, make sure you get a set of UK made drivers. The China made drivers are not the same.
     
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    Celestion G12-35 XC
     
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    I'm a fan of G12T75 speakers, I just got the SV20H mini plexi and run it through my 75 2x12 and it sounds great. :yesway:
     

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