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Weber Blue Dog Alnico in a tweed Blues Junior...IT FIT!

brittwin

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I had a Weber Blue Dog Alnico that I had in a 1x12... I saw that with the rear magnet cover removed, it reduced the depth enough that I took a chance to see if it would mount up without interference with the chassis in my tweed Blues Junior NOS. There is less than 1/4" clearance between the back of the magnet and the chassis, but everthing cleared... and I'm glad I made the swap. It sounds phenominal in this amp. The 15 watt Blue Dog did break up fairly easily. I put a NOS Jan 5751 tube in the V1 preamp to slow down the breakup and now I have a smooth cream that breaks up ever so lightly as I turn up the volume....
 

topboost

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I like what you're saying! I've been jonesing about having an alnico in mine. Any problems with running it without a cover?
 

Voxguy76

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I was able to get my Weber Blue into a Blues Jr with the cover on...however it was a very tight fit.
 

johnh

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Apparently you can turn the baffle around in the Blues Jnr, which can help speakers fit in some cases. Might be worth looking at.
 

brittwin

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I like what you're saying! I've been jonesing about having an alnico in mine. Any problems with running it without a cover?

No, the cover is purely for looks. The instructions that came from Weber even mentioned the cover can be removed if needed. It just looks like any other alnico spreaker
 




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