dope?

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  1. dennwall

    dennwall Member

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    I want to get a weber blue alnico 12-inch 15-watt for my pro junior external cab. Weber's website offers a choice of dope -- no, light, moderate or heavy. What do I want and why? Based on the explanation on their site, I'm thinking no or light. What do y'all know about that?
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    "Just say no!"
     
  3. schmidlin

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    Less dope is brighter and more articulate, while dope is really used to tame cone cry in high volume situations: at a cost but some prefer it regardless. I'm assuming you are splitting the load with your internal speaker, say 7 1/2 watts each, so low volume sitch here. Also, the 15 watter is the most bright so light dope seems like a good balance.

    Break it in before judging it. It needs it.
     
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    You could ask for 'Pre-Rola treatment' and get that inner ring of dope around the dustcap. Tames the trebles still. I would say for vintage accuracy you'd require some dope and if so preferably the pre-Rola, but really it's a matter of taste.
     

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