The BEST JBL D130F copy/replacement

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  1. coolhand78

    coolhand78 Supporting Member

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    does or has anyone reverse engineered a D130F and produced an exact replica of this speaker?? are there "boutique" speaker builders who are making them...

    What would be the BEST possible replacement for this speaker...?
     
  2. solitaire

    solitaire Senior Member

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    For JBL clones I would check out the Weber Neomags.
     
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    Look into the Emminence that Fender is using in their reissue Prosonic amp. Although heavier because of the ceramic magnet, I heard it nails the D130 pretty well. Sorry I dont know the model #. It handles more power( the D130F was a 60 watt speaker!!!)
     
  4. Bluewail

    Bluewail Tone curmudgeon Silver Supporting Member

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    Weber California 15, the alnico version or the Eminence Legend 151 (ceramic). Neither nail the JBL vibe but both are very good subs. I have a D130 and have used both of these speakers from time to time. For the dough, it's hard to beat the Eminence.
     
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    coolhand78 Supporting Member

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    what about a jensen p15n? I don't understand how a neo can sound like an alnico? The amp currently has the stock fender/eminence speaker in it..
     
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    Does anyone have a recommendation for a modern JBL D130F replacement that does "nail the vibe"?
     
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    +1 The Weber NeoMags are probably as close as you are going to get.
     

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