Favorite high-efficiency speakers?

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  1. shark_bite

    shark_bite Member

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    For me it's the JBL D120F but damn. Such a heavy speaker.

    I've got a Goodsell Super 17 Mk III with an RGH and I'm feeling like maybe a swap is in order. I've got a Tone Tubby in my other Goodsell, and that may be a good option, but I'm trying to figure out what the other options might be as well.
     
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    Lespaulsignature 74 Silver Supporting Member

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    Scumback 75H......for pre rola "tone" and efficiency.
     
  3. shark_bite

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    I may have to try one of those one of these days. Anyone else got suggestions?
     
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    I have a 15" Weber Michigan that sounds pretty damn sweet. Never heard their 12" Michigan though. I've heard 4 Californias and they sound damn good though maybe a hair brighter than I'd ideally want.
     
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    scholz sugarcone. great speaker, it's been great for evrything i've tried for and with.
     
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    I'm going to go with the Jensen C12K. The JBL and EV are great but to heavey and I get what I need out of the Jensen C12K. Never understood why people don't like the C12K. I've been trying to find some locals that have some and would trade for some Greenbacks G12Ms I have.
     
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    Celestion G12 Century, 102db. 2kg only!
    Fane 12AXA, 101db.
    works grea for me.
     
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    Emi Wizard.
    I think it's rated at 103db.
     
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    EV SRO 12", 103dB (AlNiCo)
    EVM 12L, 100dB
     
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    The Celestion G12 Century is a pretty amazing speaker but hard to get used to how quick it is and with zero compression. I wound up using mine in an old Gibson GA40 'cause it has lots of tube sag and needs all the help it can get from a speaker to be heard. (I first had it in a doctored up BFDR with 6L6's and it was insane.) I also think the JBL D120 is my favorite overall sound but if you're talking high efficiency then the JBL E120 has got to be the top dawg with 103 db at 1 meter 1 watt blah blah - STOOPID HEAVY must be the loudest guitar speaker ever.


    http://archives.telex.com/archives/EV/Speakers/EDS/SRO12%20EDS.pdf

    The EV altered hand scribbled archives claim 103 db efficiency but I seem to remember them being around 101 - regardless they are really nice and have a unique voice.
     
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    I like Swamp Thangs, but they are really really loud, much louder than my EVM12L's
     
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    For me the G12K-100....so far.. Bob
     
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    Scholz Sugar Cone
     
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    Almost all Altecs, especially the 600B with a nice old fender.
     
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    I have used altecs and JBL's-really good speakers with their own unique sound,but the tone king to my ears are SRO's
     
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    I have been using Wizards and Tonkers for the last few years in my amps.
    Great speakers for general loud purposes
     

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