yeah I quite liked the ones I had in my laney quad..yes they are bright as shit but I prefer to dial out bright over trying to find bright. kind of wish I still had a couple to pair with my celestion 85's ... I think it would sound phenomenal
AiRdAd wrote: What's the story with the two whammy bars?
The speaker is the voice of the amp...........if an amp sounds half way good then put a speaker in that floats your boat and see if that does more for you. A case in point being a Princeton Reverb 1x12 that I bought earlier this year, it came with a Cannabis Rex and sounded a tad mushy and not together sonically so I played around with various celestions that I have and finally ended up with an old 74 1772 in there that keeps everything purring really well with virtually no bottom end farting or flaping out at high volume.........I don't play at high volume usually but always test out amps to find their capabilities........same with speakers. It's horses for courses, so if you've got spare speakers around the place try them out in your combos and cabs rather than settle for the stock item.
That's what I thought too..........thanks. Guys in the US talk about their old and new pickups and degaussing/re-magnetising them etc, those magnets are a lot lot smaller in size of course and I've had a few of them over the years, old T-Tops and PAFs from the '50s and '60s with no apparent lessening of performance that I can ascertain. Got an old '54 Celestion 74 1772 that I've mentioned above and it's a brilliant speaker for a 65 year old.
Celestion (and many other companies) have been making a full range, coaxial dual driver for decades. This one is just marketed for guitar use. I suspect the performance will be pretty poor unless it's in a cabinet designed for FRFR use.