Celestion 10 inch speakers

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  1. TelZilla

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    looking at some 10” Celestion speakers. Ive always liked the G10 greenbacks. Im wondering about the G10 Gold.

    what makes them so much more $$$&? Sure, theyre alnico not ceramic. What else?
     
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    AlNiCo is costly.
    No flies on a Greenback though. A truly beautiful instrument.
     
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    I think the Golds are made in England. Also supply and demand.
     
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    You also have the new 10" Creamback to check out.....................
     
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    The GB 10 is also made in the UK.
    Al
     
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    Cobalt, baby. Stuff ain't cheap.
     
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    The creambacks are well worth the money. The alnico creams are unreal but alas no tens yet.
     
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    Thanks, I didn't know that!
     
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    Whats the idea of the creambacks?
     
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    The notion was Greenback tone w a higher power rating.
     
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    I think there's a really good celestion comparison video on Johan Segeborn page. Also the Celestion site has very good clips
     
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    I bagged a pair of Silver Series (Chinese) Celestion 10s used for $40, and they have been on point. I use them in a 2X10 extension cab for larger rooms and outdoor gigs. Not high miles exactly, so I can't speak to lifespan, but I suspect they'll be around well after my show is over.
     
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    Which of their 10" speakers has the lowest sensitivity?
     
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    The Silver Series was made in the UK. I have a 12V60 in one amp, and it is a good speaker. They were the Celestion lower price speakers before they had the Chinese factory.
    Al
     
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    Think there are 2 ceramic g10s both good
     
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    The Greenback, G10N-40, and the Ten 30 all clock in at 95db@1watt. These are current production.
     
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    I just put a GB into my Pro Jr. Sounds awesome, and still not broken in. Also shaved off 4 pounds from the Weber 10F150-T that was in it before.
     
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    would you think a greenback 10 would be a good match for a clone of blackface Champ and tweed champ (switchable circuit) for home playing (blues, rock) ?
    I look for low efficiency speaker and greenback 10 and WGS Veteran 10 are on my list.

    I know greenback is more associated with marshall tone, which I also like to approach form time to time (if my amp allows it, or with pedals).
     
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