Tone Tubby in my Mesa?

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  1. trumpus

    trumpus Supporting Member

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    I've got a Mesa DC-3 with the original Celestion V30 in it. I was wondering if anyone had experience with Tone Tubby's in a Mesa amp? Would a Tone Tubby Alnico sound good with this amp? I play mainly clean with pedals for low-medium gain drive.

    Brian
     
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    While I haven't tried it with a Mesa DC-3, for the tones you are describing, I have yet to find a better sounding speaker than a Tone Tubby ceramic. Incredible for sweet cleans, right through to 80's style hard rock distortion, and everthing in between. They take a bit to break in, but you will be rewarded with some great tones!
     
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    Thanks for the info!

    Where on LI are you? I grew up in Smithtown.
     
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    Agreed, I would stick with Ceramic for most Mesas.
     
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    Hey I know Smithtown, oldest town on LI

    I grew up in Queens

    I got to play a tone tubby yesterday I liked the sound. It was in a small mom and pop Guitar shop in a 30 watt 6L6 Amp that I don't even remember the name of. I was just interested in the Tone Tubby ceramic.

    I got to let it rip for around 1 minute and then had to turn it down, nice sound, no sparkle though, great upper mid very warm. Of course it wasn't broken in, and wasn't my amp or guitar. Liked it, over all I am leaning towards the Scumbacks since there is a greater variety for a mix in a 4X12.

    I would look at the power requirments, at the Alnico TT Vs the Ceramic.

    and the power requirements for the Scumico's

    The Emminence Canabis Rex is made to TT spec as well with TT blessings.

    I'm looking to replace my Celestion GB's and 12H30's paired top and bottom in a Marshall 1960A Slant.

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