Speaker Select Poll

Discussion in 'Cabinets & Speakers' started by Rickrevs, Mar 6, 2018.

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In a 4104 2x12 combo what speakers would you choose

  1. G12-Vintage30 used 10hrs use

  2. G12T-75 used 20hrs use

  3. G12-65 Heritage new

  4. keep the G12m-70 fitted

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  1. Ghostman

    Ghostman Well-Known Member

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    Not the Eminence. Flextone, which is AmpMadScientist's favored speaker, are over $1000 each. But the Eminence are within reason, and definitely a speaker to check into.
     
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    tschrama Well-Known Member

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    Cannt believe people voted G12-70M..

    but I can believe people hammering their magnets of their G12 70M to lower their efficientcy...
     
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  3. mickeydg5

    mickeydg5 Well-Known Member VIP Member

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    Try one of these. Bigger is better.


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  4. Brian Good

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    g12-30, the "vintage 30" is horrible. If you like them, we can't be friends. :) I don't get them. People endlessly try to "rig" them to sound good (like pairing with G12-75s). I dunno... why??? Just get the G12-65 , hopefully they sound as good as the Rolas...

    The G12T-75 are the "stock" Marshall speaker. To me, they are sufficient, but very boring. I always sell them, then get G12-65s, G12-30 (the 70th anniversary model is underrated to me), or greenbacks.

    I've tried the G12m-70s, G12-50s, and 80s. Never liked any of those either .

    To me it's obvious, as your poll indicates.... G12-65 all the way.
     
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    SpHj Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for 65's here. IMO they are a match made in heaven for a MV Marshall. Although, if the G12T-75's are the first Gen with vents I wouldn't pass on them. Great speakers.
     
  6. Rickrevs

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    Ok.. thanks all for you valued advice...looks like the 65s won it...one last question though, to soften the cash blow, (and the breakin period) could i do one at a time...say first in line ???
     
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    SG~GUY Well-Known Member

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    --- yup, or better yet buy used-
     
  8. 79 2203

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    I have a 82 4104 with the original 12-65's and I love the tone. But if I had to choose from your selection then I would go V30's. I didn't like the Heritage 12-65's I had in a closed back cab and I'm a fan of V30's.

    I've also played a 4104 with the original Gm-70's and thought it sounded great.
     
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    I'm going to cast an unpopular vote for the T75's. A lot of other guys like the 65's but I hated the quad I had. They had a spikiness in the upper kid's that would not go away. 75's, once driven, lose the shrillness they exhibit at low volume. They need the power to fill one t their low end but if you want a good bottom end you'll find none that match a Marshall better, IMO. One of my better sounding cabs I've ever played through was a 2003 1960B with 75's. It sounded tremendous.
     
  10. Rickrevs

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    well my head is spinning now lol...ive also seen people on yt that love the g12-70s...ive had a lightbulb moment as i have an old burman combo that is retired sat in a cupboard with 2 goodman speakers from 1978 in it...i might just pop them in, as in that combo, they were always bottom end biased i know it was a closed back design, but maybe my solution was staring at me..
     
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    well ive finally sorted my speakers (i hope) 2 new Celestion G12m-65 Creambacks on there way..not quite the poll result but im hoping they will improve my sound and bring out the best of my Amp...thanks for all your advice, and il let you know how they work out
     
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    The stock G12M70 don't get much love, but I've found it to often be a good choice for open back cab's like combos. .that said, i didn't cast my vote yeat...Personally i have no love for V30..12inches of ear fatigue..Makes your tube amp sound like solid state...
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    If you’d had G12M65 on your poll, that would have received my vote.

    Granted it’s closed back, my 1936 is loaded with the G12M65s. Fantastic classic rock, blues rock, blues and early metal speakers.

    Celestion does have a recommended break-in procedure.

    http://celestion.com/speakerworld/dr-decibel/

    Break-in is a time when one of those little 5w Hotone amps are handy! :cheers:
     
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    Metroman Well-Known Member

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    65s for that list.

    Though Id get 2 x 150w G12H Redbacks.
     
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    EndGame00 Well-Known Member

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    Do you plan to mix speakers later?
     
  16. Rickrevs

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    im not intending to...i am hoping these will suit me as a pair,im not rehearsing untill saturday so the breakin begins then
     
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    Creambacks anyone! Jimmy used creambacks!
     
  18. Rickrevs

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    well...they sounded great at rehearsals today,they have got rid of the shrill like top end i was getting, and the Amp sounds so much warmer with a better tone all round
    im happier already and there not even broke in yet,unexpectedly the deliberate feedback sounded better aswell,not quite as punchy, but i think that has to do not broke in yet ( i hope) :)
     
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