Combo Cab for Dual Showman Chassis?

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by jzilla, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. jzilla

    jzilla Supporting Member

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    i'm looking to put a blackface dual showman (non-reverb) into a 1X12 combo cab. can anyone tell me the dimensions the cab would need to be?

    many thanks!
    -j
     
  2. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    so you want a fender twin with just 1 12" in it and no reverb? why?
     
  3. jzilla

    jzilla Supporting Member

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    it seems to be a pretty cost effective way for me to go. i have a blackface showman head which i adore but i'd like a more compact option for smaller gigs and sessions. a blackface twin is way too expensive as well as not being much more compact than the head with cab setup.
     
  4. meastman

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    Try JD Newell cabinets. He'll make you whatever you want. Reasonable prices. I'm doing the same thing as you with a '66 Fender Showman head, but with a 15" JBL D130F speaker. Give him the dimensions of your chassis. Addy is:

    http://www.newellamps.com/

    Mark E
     
  5. jzilla

    jzilla Supporting Member

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    thanks for the heads up mark! i just contacted newell.

    cheers!
    -j
     
  6. kludge

    kludge The droid you're looking for Silver Supporting Member

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    Rick Johnson cabs can also help you out. He built a new head cabinet for my '68 Silverface (same dimensions) and did a beautiful job.

    A while back, I played an older silverface Dual Showman in a combo cab with (I think) a JBL. It was SCARY how good it sounded.
     

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