Deluxe Reverb Speaker Choices

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by FiestaRed, Aug 23, 2008.

Which Speaker is your choice for a Deluxe Reverb Reissue?

  1. Emi Cannabis Rex

  2. Emi Red, White, & Blues

  3. Weber 12F150

  4. Weber California

  5. G12H30

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  1. FiestaRed

    FiestaRed Gold Supporting Member

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    I have a Deluxe Reverb Reissue that will be getting new tubes and a new speaker. I have narrowed it down to an Emi Cannabis Rex, Weber 12F150, Weber Cali, Emi Red-White-Blues, Celestion G12H30, or an Emi Swamp Thang. I hear great things about the CR, but had one in an Accomplice and it sounded dull and flat. What would be your choice and why?

    Thanks!
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  2. Simpy

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    It's not listed, and they don't get much love around here, but after alot of speaker swapping, I finally ended up with a V30 in mine. I play alot of different kinds of music, and it handles em all. I voted for the Weber California, I don't have any experience with the 12, but I have a 15 in my Twin, and it's very smooth.
     
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    the cannabis rex sounds fantastic IMO....and it's reasonably priced. I'm not playing a deluxe but i've played one in a DRRI that a friend owned.

    I currently use a 'blackface' sounding omega hrdx and when paired with the wizard it gives me everything I need. The wizard might be too 'british' sounding if you are looking for a more traditional fender tone.
     
  5. DaveG

    DaveG Gold Supporting Member

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    The RWB & Cannabis Rex are great speakers... I have both. The RWB is a little more Fender-y sounding at lower volumes than the CR, but the CR sounds better cranked up. The CR would be my first choice, and the RWB a close second.
     
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    i have a swamp thang in mine. it has a very full and round american tone with a BIG bass sound that is tight. its very hi-fi sounding (thats a good thing for me) and can be unforgiving. not to mention loud too!
     
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    I'm using a Celestion G-12 80 in mine, tight bottom, good mids and less spikey highs than the original Jenson.
     
  8. wingwalker

    wingwalker Fuzzy Guitars

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    Go with a G12H30 and don't look back!
     
  9. chaz

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    I use an EV12L (so much for lightweight grab n go amp) and a friend has a Red Fang in his.
     
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    I've got three deluxes and also have a couple 12f150's around 25 and 50 watt and a RWB and a Vintage Celestion g65 something or other.
    When i heard what the C-rex did in my Deluxe it was all over. All 3 have one permenantly installed end of story.
     
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  12. FiestaRed

    FiestaRed Gold Supporting Member

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    Wow!

    Lots of votes for a G12H30 -- more than I expected. Now I even more curious.
     
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    I'm guessing it's just me, but I hated the RW&B more than any speaker i have ever owned.... I tried it in just about every cabinet I could put it in, and they sounded awful in all of them.

    The WAY rolled off highs just didn't do it for me...
     
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    I would prefer a V30 also.
     
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    Not a DR but I put a 30 watt Weber ceramic BlueDog in my Fargen 20112 Blackbird and love it.....had a Weber 50 watt 12F150 in it and the BlueDog..... blue.... it away
     
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    Dave Orban Gold Supporting Member

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    I like the Weber California, with a paper dust cap, although in a BF amp, I'd probably look at the alinico version of the California.
     
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    I've got an Oxford circa 68 in my 65 Deluxe, what would be a good upgrade. BTW I picked the amp up in 1975 at Chopin Music Trenton
     
  18. Dave Orban

    Dave Orban Gold Supporting Member

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    A place I used to visit regularly, back in the day!
     
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    Err, I guess just keeping the original Jensen is out of the question, huh? Mine has had the hell played out of it and I think it sounds pretty good. I feel so inadequate.
     
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    Dave,

    That place still there? I left Jersey shortly after buying that amp..
    The Oxford in this amp had cone rub which I fixed but has returned dammit


    David
     

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