Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by Oldtone, Apr 23, 2008.
Looking for some feedback from anyone who has heard/used the P12N RI.
Harsh and Nasty, don't know what you want to do but there are much better alternatives. Check out the Weber speakers instead.
Thanks, do they improve with age and use? I'll use them in a Fender Bj and HRDlx, just looking for vintage American tone.
as far as aging well
they stay pretty harsh and nasty
sound NOTHING like my old Jensens
good speakers for a masochist
+1000. I owned one years ago, and I used it enough for it to be broken in. No bottom end, sterile mids, harsh highs. Probably one of the worst speakers I have ever owned.
check out Weber. fantastic speakers!
+1 Left the reissues in for months hoping they would break in,they didn`t. IMHO the Webers are way.. better.
C12n and p12q =good after they break in (which is 50 hours on the c12n).
p12n = harsh and nasty.
I liked the C12N after a good pounding as well (cello CDs, solo guitar CDs, long time), but Webers are just flat out better speakers.
I haven't tried the RI P12N. But tried the Weber P10R and P10Q repros and preferred the Jensen RI P10R.
Well, I've had vintage P12Ns and the reissue and I actually like the reissue a lot. I had to pound it a while before it loosened up but I have zero complaints in my deluxe reverb.
I've got a pair in a Jenkins Highway 61 cab that I always kinda liked. Guess I'm wrong about that...
Here's a clip of my stock Deluxe Reverb RI with the Jensen P12N into a R9 Historic and home brew tele. I don't think it sounds harsh at all.
I have a pair of Jensen C12K's and they are nowhere near harsh.
Very Fendery and great with overdrive as well.
Well,the P12N in my 20 watt Vicky Deluxe must be a fluke speaker then.
It is anything but,harsh.
There are times I wish I could get more high end out of the amp as it's a very warm sounding amp.
That's with a Tele mind you.
Perhaps it's due to my amp having complete 50's RCA glass?
Or that my 20112-T could have been modded by a previous owner.
Can't speak for any other amp but,I like the P12N in my paticular amp.
I bought a Kendrick with a P12N r.i. and concur with the harsh/nasty comments. It sounded great clean but overdriven it was unbearable.