Cabs that don't come with Vintage 30's?

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  1. StompBoxBlues

    StompBoxBlues Member

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    It was mentioned by Andy Fuchs that for the Tripledrive Supreme, "stay away from vintage 30's", so I have been looking at both used and new cabs, and my GAWD...I never dreamed so many different makers would be all using the same speakers, but it seems like 8 out of 10 or higher all use Vintage 30's.

    Would really like ideas for ported, non-ported, 4 x 12 and 2 x 12 cabinets that come loaded with something other than Vintage 30's.

    Any ideas?
     
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    Order something from avatarspeakers.com great prices and you can pick whatever speakers you want!:AOK
     
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    +1. I have an avatar 1x12 that is great. I bet a 2x12 with a Wizard and a Red, White, and Blues would be killer. Or a Wizard/Cannabis Rex mix.

    Andy is 100% correct about the V30. My fuchs hated that speaker.
     
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    Can I ask, what was the problem in the sound? I mean, was it ice-picky, or dark and muffled? Did it have a worse effect on the clean or ÒD channels or about the same?

    Thanks to both of you, I will definitely check out avatar.
     
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    To me it just stole the richness of the amp. It made it sound thin.
     
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    I don't think there's any shortage of cabs available with something other than Vintage 30's. StoneAge, Germino, Avatar, Bogner, THD are a few that immediately come to mind.
     
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    Thanks... it might be true there is no shortage, but remember I am looking locally here in Norway and most often that means the name brands, like Marshall, Randall, etc. and it really has been a problem to find cabs not using Vintage 30's.

    I'm glad I confirmed, through Jimmydeez that in fact I do NOT want V30's.
    But thanks for the other top-of-the-head suggestions. I was hoping to avoid the shipping charges and surcharges that come with ordering internationally, but it might be worth it.
     
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    Sorry SBB... I didn't realize that! :jo
     

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