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WGS Green Beret, yea or nay?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by RussB, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. RussB

    RussB low rent hobbyist Silver Supporting Member

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    I'm thinking of stuffing a 4-12 cab with these. Looking for greenback tone on the relatively "cheap". Anyone have experience with these speakers?

    I'm digging the WGS-65's I recently bought
     
  2. Nigel11

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    Go for it they sound great.
     
  3. jamison162

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    Any more input on these?
     
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    dbeeman Gold Supporting Member

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    let us know what you find out
     
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    They sound stellar, I'm impressed.
     
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    QRSS brutalist

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    i would try some if they were more around 97db.
     
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    dbeeman Gold Supporting Member

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    Cool, can you compare to other greenback types?
     
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    Do a Reaper or Reaper 55Hz...same attitude, more volume.
     
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    They sound better than the current G12M's, Emi's PJ and Mojotones BV25M but not quite as good as the Scumback M75.
     
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    In a lead/single-note context, or a rythm/chunk context? I'm looking for a quad of GB-style speakers to put in a 4x12 for classic rock lead stuff, but would rather not fork over a grand to do it.
     
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    I am getting a cab with them soon, I am very eager to try them out. I like the WGS ET-65's with my Marshall 2553. The ET-65's sound pretty darn good with my Mesa Mark IVA too. I hope the Green Berets sound good with my Marshall :) The Green Beret's will be my first Greenback style speaker.
     
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    i really liked them when i used with my bassman.
     
  13. blackba

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    I got to try the Green Berets today. They sound like I imagine a greenback speaker sounding. They are kind of crunchy, they just sound classic. They have alot less bass than the ET-65's, but much highs. The Green Berets seem to have more mids. The Green Berets are more raunchy, where as the ET-65's are smoother. I preferred the Green Berets for low gain stuff and the ET-65's for high gain stuff.

    I was using them with my Marshall 2553. I am going to give my 212 cab with Green Berets a go with my Vox AC50 soon.
     
  14. Jef Bardsley

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    I'd give the Green Beret a big YEA!!

    I like them much better than the current Celestion variations. As Blackba described them, they get "raunchy" without being brittle or confused. Definitely a good choice for British Invasion era rock or blues.
     

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