I just got some Scum in the mail today!

PFCG

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Hey guys I just wanted to post this thread to say how much in love i am with the Scumbacks i got today.

Right out of the box they looked amazing, i like the blue color!

I threw them in my Custom Audio Amplifiers Straight Front 4x12 with 2 Eminence TR12-65s and the combo is heavenly!
Ive never heard my amp sound so badass accept when i played through an original mint basketweave with pre rolas. I actually like the sound of these even more!

The speakers i ordered are The H55 Large Dust Cap 65 watters. They are the ****! They were special ordered because of the large dust cap request.

I was told that they would take 4-5 weeks and it took exactly 5 weeks delivered come to think of it. Id like to thank Jim and whoever works there at Southbay. I was treated very very well and when i called to check on progress, i was even remembered! Usually you have to remind people, but hey the service was top notch!

The product is second to none. I am positive i will buy these again in the future. Doing business with southbay was nothing but a pleasure, and i would gladly have paid much more for these speakers if necessary.

I tried them with my Two Rock Custom Reverb Artist 100 watt.
Super smooth sound with great gain articulation. Nice crunch with a marshally type setting. And clean as a whistle when needed. And the extended bass range is phenomenal. I was told it was something around a 45hz bass response which is way low! Great for the down tuned stuff i play and are so great for metal. I was hoping that i wouldn't find this rizzy 80s sound that i feel i get out of alot of celestion crap. The are so far from the riz! They are like 1000 angels singing in a chorus of metal. I would say that i set the cab up in an top bottom pattern where the eminence speakers are on the top and the scumbacks in the bottom. Ill try an X pattern some day, but thus far im very pleased so i doint foresee a change for any other reason other than curiosity.

Now for the cons....

None.

Only wish...

Make an EVM 12L Repro thats 300 watts. 40hz-20khz. I will buy many many many of those!


THANK YOU JIM! EVERYONE GO BUY SCUMBACKS NOW!
 

bosstone

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Now for the cons....

None.

Only wish...

Make an EVM 12L Repro thats 300 watts. 40hz-20khz. I will buy many many many of those!

Are you building a stereo system? Guitars don't produce any near that frequency range. Think more like 50hz to maybe 8Khz. You wouldn't want to hear much beyond that range.
 

PFCG

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nope, just downtuning mostly, and i i know the high end dont really matter, but sometimes with midi ill need high end
 

PFCG

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cant wait. Now ive been told by some guys that they run a prerecorded guitar track through the amp so it will break in the speakers. This a good idea or should i just play em out?
 

Wallace

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Play 'em hard and when you are out of the house, plug em into your stereo (check the ohms). That will give you a head start. They will improve just like Mike said:whoa mama.
 

Rumblefish

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As Big Mike said,the more you play them,the more you love em.They just get better and better.Got that ol' time 'ligion when I got these in my TV cab.
Have mercy!
 

localmotion411

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I shouldn't have stumbled on this thread. I know firsthand how incredible sounding Jim's speakers are and just ordered some for my Komet. Now the wait will be that much harder!

Note: I don't think there is always a wait, and don't let that deter anyone from ordering some. Besides, they are worth the wait.
 

PFCG

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Your right there is not always a wait. The speakers on his website are all available and ship like instantly i believe, but i ordered a different dust cap on my speakers so it took a little longer. it was well worth it.
 




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