Inside Fender's Excelsior

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  1. BigToeify

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    I'm thinking of making a new cab for my Exy. What size cut out did you use for the top chassis? Also was there an improvement in sound using pine?
     
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    I did a cabinet for the Excelsior I recently sold. I made it out of clear pine, then ran poplar across the front to imitate the Exclelsior's front panels.

    It made the amp lighter, it made it look a lot nicer, but I don't know that it really changed the tone in a night and day fashion.

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    Do you think having a traditional front as opposed to the slats would effect the sound? if so in what way?
     
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    My guess is the slats work a little bit like a beam blocker... Since I was selling the amp to my harp player, I figured I could use all the beam blocking I could get! LOL

    Realistically, it might cause some of the boxy mids... But, i don't know for sure.
     
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    Does anyone know how I could get the exact building plans for the Exy cabinet. I've decided to have Mojo build me a cab to the same specs as the stock cab. I can find the basic measure measurements but when it comes to the front thats where it gets tricky. Is this info online anywhere? Thanks
     
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