Speaker Junkies: How Many Do You Own?

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  1. Kutt

    Kutt Well-Known Member

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    Pretty straight forward question for us speaker guys. How many do you have in the stable? Doesn't matter if you're actively using them or if they are on the shelf.

    I imagine our friends from Scumback and Bygone have quite a few, but I'm also wondering about us average blokes.
     
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    OK. I'll start the bidding low at 5 Celestions and a Marshall Gold Back 65.
    Some of them are original fitted speakers, but all are now switched around, with a G12B-150 and the Gold Back in storage boxes.
    See my signature.
     
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    Adieu Well-Known Member

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    G12-65, G12K-85, V30, MC-90
     
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    26 total.......soon to be 30 when I buy another 1960B cab.:facepalm:
     
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    Mine always come in a pair..

    G12M-25 reissue
    G12H30-55hz Heritage
    G12-35XC
    WGS Vet 30
    WGS Reaper

    20 total.
     
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    Geeze Well-Known Member

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    Had -

    The 8s & 10s were from my chasing good sound at low volumes quest that included tube amps down to 4 watts, SS, hydrids and modelers. That all ended when I realized that small sounds small after I bought my first JCM800.

    2 Weber 8"
    2 WGS 8"
    2 GB 10"
    2 Gold 10"
    1 Gold 12"
    2 CL80
    2 Scumback H75
    8 V30
    4 Altec 417

    Now with 50 & 100 watt Marshalls and one JTM45 style and can cover watching TV volume, jam with mom volume and hang with deaf old Marshall dudes I have -

    4 GB
    2 BB
    4 Creamback 75
    2 Scumback M75
    2 Scumback J75LD
    2 EVM12L

    I also have 3 empty cabs...

    Russ
     
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    jcm800gridlock Well-Known Member

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    Pretty bad, a bunch of speakers, but no extension cabs.

    Celestion Blue 12” 8 ohms
    Celestial G12H30
    Celestion C90
    Jensen C12N
    Alessandro G10SC64
    CTS 10” vintage (4 each)
    Oxford 12” vintage
     
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  8. Matthews Guitars

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    Currently...
    6 Greenbacks (4 in a Hartke 1960A clone cab, 2 in an Avatar 2x12)
    8 G12T75s in a Marshall 1960A/B pair
    4 G12P80s in a Hartke 1960B clone, to be replaced with greenbacks eventually
    1 Mesa 90 watt celestion in my Rocket 44
    3 EVM-12Ls in 1x12s
    And maybe five to seven assorted Fender and Eminence speakers in boxes. Not exactly sure....
    Plus the stock speakers in two more Marshall 4x12s. M412A and MG412A, so add eight more to the total.
     
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  9. Scumback Speakers

    Scumback Speakers Well-Known Member Sponsor

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    I would need two people, one to tally the total, one to help move and count the cabinets and loose speakers in boxes. That will take awhile.
     
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  10. junk notes

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    I am guilty of a dozen lo-fi speakers 5w/10w/15w, but mostly cheapies. Investing in experience, as it cannot be taught.
    When the Epiphone Valve Jr. came out at five watts,
    I was thinking in terms of how a 20w or 25w greenback, as in how they sound with Plexi's. Project was for a single 1x12, targeting speaker break up.
     
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    Matt_Krush Well-Known Member

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    oh boy...
    Loaded Cabs:
    1960A
    1960B (2)
    1960AV
    B52At CAB (Some no names that sound like V-30's)
    2x12 Cab-Celestion A Type & V Type

    Other:
    Celestion GT75 in a 1x12 (need to finish that up)
    Celestion Seventy-80 (On shelf)
    WGS Greenback 55 (On Shelf)
    Eminence Lightning (On Shelf)
    Jensen 50watter in a Fender Blues Junior (Started with the Eminence above, then the WGS, settled on the Jensen)
    Some Frasier 12 Sub
    A Peavy BAss cab (12"?)
    Alesis Studio Monitors (2)

    Home theatre:
    Cerwin Vega floor speakers (IDK pair of 8" in each)
    Cerwin Vega Book Shelf Speakers
    Bunch of random ones in the garage for that stereo...
     
  12. MemphisMarshallMan

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    Not sure exactly, but probably in the 50-60+ range, with another 16 (maybe 20) or so in the cardboard speaker shipping boxes.
    All celestion.
    I obviously have some mental issues that need to be dealt with concerning speakers.
     
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    I love this thread because now I know I am not the only speaker junkie!

    JCM800 1960B with T2876 G12-80's My best cab and everything sounds great thru this cab!
    425A with English GBs & old Creamback
    Fender 1969 2x15 with Eminence
    Marshall 5010 with G12M70
    Marshall 1x12 cab with Quincy P12N equiv

    2x15 TSL606 EV cabs - empty

    Loose speakers
    2 Marshall V30's
    8 Jensen C10PF
    Marshall G12-80 T2876 bass coned(sell me yours)
    2 Metal Horns Horns
    Few blown Greenbacks and Blackbacks
     
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    x3 Marshall basketweave 4x12s (T1217s, T1221 and T1511)
    x2 Orange 4x12s (T1217 and T1886)
    Vox AC30B cab with Goodmans
    Vox AC30T with original '64 blues
    Marshall 2x12 18w combo wth T1220s
    Marshall clone 1x12 with new T1221
    Marshall 2x12 50w combo with new T1220 Heritages
    Orange 2x12 with V30s
    Carlsbro 2x12 with Celestion T75s
    On the shelf:
    pair G12 Celestion 50 Alnico Golds
    pair G12-65s (1777 cones)
    pair alnico Wharfedales
    Gone are the pinstripe 4x12s, the chequerboard 4x12s with Blackbacks etc.

    Wait 'til Pleximaster (amongst a few others with big collections) chips in
     
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  15. shakti

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    Ever increasing count. I'm strange that way...I'm more of a speaker cabinet guy than I am a speaker guy. And more of a speaker guy than an amp guy. And I'm a total amp junkie. More of an amp junkie than a pedal junkie. And more of a pedal junkie than a guitar junkie. In fact, guitars themselves are probably at the bottom of my cravings list. How weird and backwards is that?

    At the moment, if I count "in transit" and project cabs waiting to be refurbished, I have...

    8 x Marshall 4x12s (1966-70)
    2 x Hiwatt 4x12s (1971-73)
    1 x Sound City 4x12 (1969)
    1 x HH 4x12 (1974)

    Add to that all the speakers in my various combo amps (6 amps at the moment) and I have somewehere in the region of 50 speakers of different brands. Mostly the classic models like CTS alnico 10", Altec 417-C, Celestion alnico 12", Cerwin Vega ER123, Celestion G12M (20 and 25w, 55 and 75Hz), G12H (25 and 30W 55Hz), Fane 12287, 122142 and 122231. No JBLs at the moment, but I have owned D120Fs and D130Fs.
     
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  16. Brian Good

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    Marshall 70s Cab 4x12 Celestion G12H30 Black Backs
    Marshall Big M - 4x12 Celestion G12-65 Rolas
    Marshall 1960cab - 4x12 Celestion G12 25 Watt Black Backs
    Mesa Oversize Cab 4x12 Celestion V30s, UK made
    Fender 2x12 Piggy Back - 2x12 Celestion g12-65 Rolas

    Sitting Around: 1 Celestion g12 25 Black Back 8 Ohm - message me if you want it, I'll sell it below market
    1 Celestion g12 65 Rola

    My favorite? Big M with the G12-65s... can do it all. But the g12H30 Blackbacks have the most unique and unreplicable tone.
     
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    (4) G12EVH (Loaded in a 1960B)
    (4) G12 Vintage (1 loaded in a DIY 1x12)
    (1) Splawn Small Block (Loaded in Super Stock combo)
    (1) American Jensen (Loaded in a 1986 Fender Side Kick)
    (1) G12M Creamback (in a box)
     
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    I suppose I should chime in on my own thread. Here we go.

    (4) G12-35XC - Avatar 412
    (2) G12-35XC - SourMash 2061CX clone
    (4) G12EVH - EVH 5150IIIS cab (stock)
    (4) Marshall / Celestion Vintage OEM - 2551AV (stock)
    (4) G12M-65 Creamback - 1960A
    (2) Redback - Avatar Diagonal 212
    (1) G12M Greenback (MIC) - Avatar 112
    (1) Jensen P12Q - Fender DRRI (stock)
    (2) G10S-60 - Celestion / Fender OEM - Prosonic combo (stock)
    (2) Eminence / Fender "gold label" OEM - Hot Rod DeVille 212 (stock)
    (1) Weber / Gibson Goldtone OEM 8" - Gibson GA-5 (stock)
    (4) G12T-75 - on the shelf, pulled from my 1960A

    Sickeningly, I'd like more. Really curious about the G12-65.
     
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    4 x 12 Pulsonic Celestion G12M
    8 x 12 JBL D120F
    8 x 10 JBL D110F
    4 x 12 Fane Cesendo A
    8 x 10 Altec 425H
    4 x 12 Fane AXA 12
    4 x 12 Fane AXA 10
    2 x Celestion Cream
    2 x Celestion Redbacks
    2 x 15 Altec 418H
    2 x 15 Altec 421A
    2 x Altec 417H
    4 x 10 EV 10M
    2 x 15 EV 15L
     
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  20. Joe Levens

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    The only ones I have that I really love are celestion g12-65s from 1980. I have a g12m greenback made in China 2 years ago. It is ok but just does not have all the warm personality and brightness I like. I have a vintage 30 from the 90s. Don't like it. I have v-type 75w celestions from a 2017 fender twin reverb. Don't like them. And I learned after playing the fender twin that I am a Marshall guy all the way. I wish I had opportunities to hear a lot of other speakers so I could compare. I imagine the greenbacks made in UK may be better sounding than those from China. I wonder if the new "Heritage" g12-65 sounds as good as the ones from 1980. It even looks identical. I think the speaker is the most critical part in getting your best tone.
     
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