Is the Eminence V12 a smooth speaker?

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  1. S.A.M.

    S.A.M. Member

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    The only cabinet I've ever used is my Avatar with Eminence v12s, and every head I've used with it (5 I think) sounds pretty smooth. I'm thinking maybe its the speakers. Does anyone else think that they are a smooth speaker?
     
  2. grantford

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    Yes. I would say moderatley smooth and somewhat dark. Nice speaker for sure!
     
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    hmmm.... Maybe I should look for something else then. I've searching for a tone a little more gritty, with a nice bite.
     
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    What amp? I used them with an 800 that was very bright. It was wonderful! Now that my 800 isnt as bright anymore I like greenbacks with it.
     
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    I've used them with my Marshall Jubilee, Peavey 6505+, Carvin Legacy, and now Budda SD18. And each amp seemed to be smooth, and MAYBE a TAD dark.
     
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    I've got one in a Peavey Ultra 112 combo and like it a lot. I think it's smooth, and getting better with use.
     
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    Slash likes Celestion Vintage 30's for his Jubilee. Many have used them with 5150's as well. I am partial to greenbacks. EVH used greenbacks with his 5150's. Vintage 30's are bitey to me. Check em out:dude
     
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    I would definitely say smooth & dark on the V12. It smoothed out my Vox Valvetronix nicely!
     
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    I like them. I just want a bit more grit, and a little more bite. And they sound even better on stage, compared to my basement.
     

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