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1X12 cabs for Fuchs ODS?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by hendrix2430, May 20, 2005.

  1. hendrix2430

    hendrix2430 Member

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    Hi, I'm going to order a 1X12 cab for a Fuchs ODS head in the near future, and I was wondering if any of you could give me some feedback on the following cabs' designs. I want the portability of a 1X12 (bogner cube size or slightly larger), and (as hard as that may be) the depth of a 2X12. If you owned/tried more than one of them, please compare! Thanks!

    Bogner Cube
    Bogner Shiva Open Back 1X12
    CAE 1X12 (which I believe is basically the same as the Cube)
    /13 1X12
    Fuchs 1X12

    I will order the cab from a european dealer, and I don't want to bother with ordering from the US (customs, delay, shipping, etc...), so I'm not considering cabs that I can't get from dealers in europe.

    Thanks for the advice!
     
  2. PLAYLOUD

    PLAYLOUD Member

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    Hendrix, send me your email address. I make a small 1x12 cab that seems to work really well and is light. I've got a couple of pics for you.

    rleck@ikon.com
     
  3. MattB

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    I recently picked up a Bogner Cube and man o man does it sound big! I currently have it paired with my Peter's Wolverine. Perfect match like they were made for eachother. I have run other amps through the cube and everything sounds fantastic. Very punchy tey airy, if that makes any sense.

    Just my $0.02

    -MattB
     
  4. Souled Out

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    Matt, what speaker type do you have in the cube? I have a 10 Watt Wolverine and have been playing mostly thru 2X12 cabs. I am starting to expeiment with a KT66 tube and thought about seeing what it may sound like with 1X12 cab. I just sent James an email this morning about this. I was gonna hook it up to my Shiva 1X12 combo this weekend to see how that sounds. I aslo wonder if the Shiva ported cab with 1X12 would be the same as cube. Maybe I'll check the Bogner site. Thanks
     
  5. MattB

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    My cube has a celestion Vintage 30. It sounds awesome with the cube. Here is a PIC :)

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    Absulutely killer lil'rig and portable :dude
     
  6. Souled Out

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    Thanks Matt, I thought it be a V30. I may get some of the same tone out the Shiva combo 1X12. I forget the type speaker it has.
    Just wondering how much power the 2X12's are pulling out of the 10 watt Wolverine vs 1X 12. I will find out this weekend. I bought the Wolverine to be my low wattage high gain thing. But I also love the tone at lower gain settings as well.
     
  7. Boomer

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    A V30 is not a good match for an ODS!

    HTH
     
  8. Souled Out

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    I have a ODS 50. you are correct, 1 V30 probably wouldn't be the best choice for the Fuchs. I do however, have THD cab with V30 and Longhorn and that combination sounds killer with my Fuchs.
     
  9. scottl

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    Cliff, the Vintage in the THD is a Vintage driver patterned after an Oxford. It has ZERO to do with the harsh Vintage 30 from Celestion. I have never ever heard a Vintage 30 with any D inspired amp sound at all attractive. Just my h.o.

    Scott
     
  10. LSchefman

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    >>A V30 is not a good match for an ODS!<<

    In all honesty, Boomer, I ran a TR with a Bogner closed back 212 with V-30s for a while, and everyone said I'd hate the combination. I didn't. It recorded really well. It did indie style rock really well.

    Granted, it did not give me those Robben Ford kinda tones (which I have never been trying to emulate), and it was REALLY bright. So I rolled off some treble.

    And, yes, the TR cab was a better match. In fact...the TR 112 is a really cool cab, and might be worth trying with an ODS.
     
  11. Boomer

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    I have an intense dislike for the V30 in every amp I've ever tried them with, so I suppose my opinion is a bit biased. :) They make me think of geese honking ... something in the midrange.

    Steve
     
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    Don't think you could do better 'n the Fuchs 1-12" ported Fatback equipped cab--if you want more Celestion character, order it with the Emi-Wizard---Email Fuchs too. Jeff
     
  13. aeolian

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    You'll get a much more open and natural sound out of a slightly wider cab (22-24"). The Fuchs 1-12, TR 1-12, Mesa half back, will all work pretty darn well. For small gigs I use a pine cab I built that's roughly similar in size to the TR cab but has a floating baffle. One Tonker and it can really rip. I bring the 2-12 to larger gigs more for stage presence and because it throws better.
     

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