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« Reply #37 on: Sep 15th, 2015, 4:55pm »

Griff, I guess it s the tall diagonal you tried and did not like? And Davey...the short ,long standard 2x12 and you like it! Which speakers were in them? Not trying to be picky...just interested. Haven't talked to anyone yet with the diagonal. Thanks
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« Reply #38 on: Sep 15th, 2015, 6:19pm »

on Sep 15th, 2015, 4:55pm, jeffp wrote:
Griff, I guess it s the tall diagonal you tried and did not like? And Davey...the short ,long standard 2x12 and you like it! Which speakers were in them? Not trying to be picky...just interested. Haven't talked to anyone yet with the diagonal. Thanks


This is the one I'm refering to. It just didnt sound as good as my Soldano 4x12

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« Reply #39 on: Sep 16th, 2015, 10:45am »

Okay thanks. There is another 2x12 listed(diagonal) on BCM site under Soldano cabs as HR 25.Also on the HR25video. Mike points it out. According to the site specs cab still measures same as Soldano 4x12. Very interesting if you're on a budget and you have your speakers. Wondering how it would compare sound wise? Criteria being 1.sound quality.2.build. 3. Taller cab(not a must,just a plus! Not currently shopping just intrigued about this taller(off the ground) 2x12.
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« Reply #40 on: Sep 16th, 2015, 1:17pm »

It's just the stock horizontal 2x12. I'm not a metal player. It suits the style of music I play very well for my tastes (70s rock, more or less).
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« Reply #41 on: Sep 17th, 2015, 8:19pm »

2x12's are great, especially as I'm getting older. I still have my Marshall 1960A 4x12 with a couple of Eminence legends in it, but it's been years since it has left my house. I'm loving the sound I'm getting from the ADA cab. USA built from some nice ply from back in the day, and I'm very happy with it. Plus , I love how it is a vertical 2x12.
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« Reply #42 on: Sep 18th, 2015, 6:24pm »

I'm hoping to find a used Port City OS Vertical 2x12 and throw some EVM12Ls in there.
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« Reply #43 on: Nov 17th, 2015, 02:46am »

Soldano 2x12's

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« Reply #44 on: Dec 8th, 2015, 12:06am »

I've owned or played just about all available cabs out there and almost every customer coming by way that plays his or hers "Nirvana" cabinet, always comes back to the stock Eminence V12 Legends. Me included.

I do run a custom 2x12" ISO cabinet with WGS AlNiCo and Ceramic combo which works great with everything, but the straight up Soldano cab is still the best.

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« Reply #45 on: Dec 15th, 2015, 1:44pm »

For my SLO's, I use the Lucky 13 4x12 cab. Got a stupid great deal on a brand new in the box straight cab, so I got that rather than the SLO cab. Sounds perfect with the SLOs.

For my '78 Marshall and Mojave Peacemaker, I use a '76 Marshall B cab with '78 Celestion G12H30 speakers.

For my Budda SD18 and 45 I use the Budda 2x12 closed back cab with stock speakers.

And the Atomic 16 4x10 comes with stock speakers from Soldano, whatever those are, in an open back setup.
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« Reply #46 on: Mar 3rd, 2016, 6:05pm »

I picked up a new Traynor YCS412 A2 cab loaded with V30's a while back and it has to be hands down the best V30 loaded cab I've ever heard. Baltic Birch (18mm) all the way around, metal grill, front loaded and sealed like no other cab i've owned. It's a HEAVY mother father, but it's got great tight lows and very little of the nasally mid spike often associated with V30's. Keep your eyes open, i purchased mine New for $400 bucks. grin grin grin
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« Reply #47 on: Aug 16th, 2016, 6:15pm »

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