I am ignorant and I don’t care. I give up.

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  1. Munchie99

    Munchie99 TDPRI Member

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    What the hell is this, anyway? C00A641E-F503-472E-B0CD-E722E0063AD3.jpeg
     
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    Frodebro Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

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    Looks like a speaker magnet cover to me.
     
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    Agreed!

    Sent from my SM-J320W8 using Tapatalk
     
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    EsquireOK Friend of Leo's

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    Sideways.
     
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    Bell cover is the official name, I think, don’t hold me to it.
     
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    That’s what I thought, because it pops right on and off.

    Next stupid question: Why? When do you cover your speaker magnet?
     
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    To make it look more impressive. I have the same speaker, it's nice and inefficient so you can turn up the amp more without breaking the windows. Best of all the P12Q weighs a good 4-5 lbs less than it's ceramic counterparts, keeps the carry weight of a PRRI at 33lbs.
     
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    It keeps all the magnetication from leaking outta the voiciferous coil.

    Or something like that o_O
     
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    Ash tray included...
     
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    Yeah, that was a nice surprise; I can go to 11 on this thing and bring the volume up on the guitar some without breaking a window.

    So I guess I'll just put it on, if the difference is only cosmetic. It's either that or eat peanuts out of it.
     
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    My amp has a vociferous coil? SWEET
     
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    Goes over something like this?
    I think it's to keep the moon/tide thing from being disrupted if you have too many vintage amps near the ocean, but don't quote me on it.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Most amplificators have 'em. If yours has a speakerometer in it, that is."

    These speaker bell covers are the same concept as Leo Fender's "ashtray" (not his term!) covers issued with early Broadcasters, Esquires, Teles and Strats: they conceal the ugly parts.
     
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    A place to hide things.
     
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    If you have them on your ceramic-magnet speakers, you can pretend that they're alnico.
     
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    Biga$$ IUD?
     
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    My friend’s father was an old NY Studio engineer, and used one of those for his ash tray. I don’t smoke but I’d love to have one for that purpose for my 2 cigars a year!
     
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    It was a trick question! It's a PICTURE of a speaker magnet cover.
     
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    The covers are often removed if someone has a clearance problem where a transformer hits the magnet assembly, by removing the cover you might get enough clearance to mount the speaker. Some of them are screwed on, the screw might be under a sticker on the cover, and some are actually glued on or held with metal tabs into the speaker frame.
    Al
     
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    The paper part of the speaker is just extra packaging... throw it out and and use the sturdier metal parts.
     
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