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Celestion Alnico Golds

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by wichita, Mar 9, 2006.

  1. wichita

    wichita Member

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    Has anyone heard these?
     
  2. trisonic

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    Lance, I thought Matte had a tester?

    Best, Pete.
     
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    Are these the 50watt version of the Blue?
     
  4. bluesdoc

    bluesdoc Gold Supporting Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Yes. I saw them at NAMM. Celestion was very pleased with the product. High price tag - same as the Blue. Their target market includes high end amp manufacturers who won't be afraid to tack another $500 bucks on the price tag for these puppies..

    jon
     
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    Nobody has heard them....actually I should say nobody outside of Celestion. They are slated to be in April or May's production. Email me if you have questions and I'll try to help. Cheers, Rick
     
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    I heard they were heard at NAMM.....not an actual production model but a prototype.

    How about that?
     
  7. Fretmaster

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    If these are on tonal par with my Celestion Blues this will be my dream come true!! Finally an Alnico "Blue" for my 100 watt heads! I feel giddy like a school girl....:eek: :D
     
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    But you can already use the Blue with a 100W head...you just need two 4x12's full of them to handle the power...:D
     
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    I tried to get some info on these today, looks like they will be out about july according to what I heard from 2 different places. Retail 299 each street probably 260-275 each.
     
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    According to the Celestion people at the NAMM booth, that's precisely what they were designed to be - a 50W Blue. I was told that they've nailed it. Sounds good to me. A 50W Celestion Gold + Heritage 12-65 would be a formidable combination.
     
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    im still deciding on if 2 of these or 2 blues would sound better with my hot cat 30r head.
     
  12. Blueser

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    Hey Fretty,

    Never tried the Fane Alnico Blues? They are 100 watts each, and kick @$$! I am running a pair in a THD 2x12 with my SLO, and they sound incredible. No Alnico flub here!!! Just all the sweetness!
     
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    Still haven't heard the Celestion 50w Alnico, but I have a good feeling they will be good sounding speakers, since the 25 w Celestion Alnico that Marshall is using on the 40th Anniversary cabs sounds great!
    Can't wait for the 50w gold.
    SBlue
     
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    I may have to drop one in my Blues Deluxe. Very cool indeed.
     
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    John, that's what the "other people" are for.......glad to see that reports of your demise were highly exaggerated.:D

    Best, Pete.
     
  16. LSchefman

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    >>I feel giddy like a school girl<<

    As the father of two former school girls, I can tell you that they're not usually that friggin' giddy.

    Just an FYI.
     

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