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Anybody using a Celestion VT Jr. 10 inch Spkr ?

Discussion in 'Amp Input - Normal or Bright' started by Tone Quest, Sep 27, 2020.

  1. Tone Quest

    Tone Quest Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    I am picking up a Fender FM 25r to use as a practice amp and for smaller gigs. Had one about 10 years ago and sold/traded it. I had put an Eminence 1058 in it, made it better but not great. Now that I am getting another FM 25r I will do another speaker swap. My 'big rig' is a Crate Power Block head with a 1x12 cab/Celestion G12 M Creamback. I am paying $50 for the amp, so I am willing to pay the same or slightly more for the speaker upgrade. Was thinking the VT Jr might approximate the Creamback sound. Any helpful input would be appreciated.
     
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    Tone Quest Senior Stratmaster Gold Supporting Member

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    Really? Nobody?
     
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    I'll respond because you asked, but it won't help. I tried one in my modded, original-issue Pro Jr., and I thought it was meh in a sort of neither this-nor-that way. Using words for speaker tone is a lost cause, but the best I can do is to say that I found the high end sort of hard rather than as airy as I like. I also like excessive lows, and it lacked that, though of course that would be a plus for many. My guess is that it might be ideal for many players, but it jusrt wasn't for me. I have a Weber (I forget which of their many models) in there now. In a small amp, I like ceramic speakers for the fast atttack, lack of premature breakup, and excell;ent rransient response. I figure if I'm goinbg with a smaller speaker, I should exploit the positive characteristics of that setup, rather than trying to imitate a 12. I love 10s.
     
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    Made me get up and look at my one 10" amp...nope.
     
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