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Discussion in 'Amp Central Station' started by TeleAndSG, Oct 16, 2020.

  1. TeleAndSG

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    Eagerly waiting for it to be installed in my amp ...:) 20201016_120951_1.jpg 20201016_121014.jpg
     
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    Exciting! I like Jensen Speakers. I have a "c10q" a "c12q" and a "Mod"

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    Which amp are you putting it in?

    Anyway, let us know how it sounds...



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    It will go into a Laney Cub 8 (single 6V6/single 12AX7). I want to brighten it up a bit.
     
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    Some people don't care for the reissue Jensens but I've used a number of them and am very happy. They're priced right too.
    Hope you like yours.
     
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    Thanks. Just a few more days, and I will hear it.
     
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    I replaced the Mod (which sounded good) in my 67 Vibro Champ with the C8R, which I like better.
     
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    Congrats.
     
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    I've read ebout the Mod. Seems to be warmer than the C8R. Since I wanted a bright speaker, I ordered the C8R
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    I've played for a couple of days, and it's really articulate, with nice top end sparkle. I'm very happy with it. Does it sound like a vintage C8R?. I cannot tell. Does it sound good?. Of course.
     
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    I've tested it for a couple of days. Literally, it feels as if blanket was lifted from my amp. Nice top end sparkle, and verry articulate with overdrive. Not as efficient as othee 8 inch speakers, but I'm not looking for that.
     
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    Which are the tonal differences between the C8R and the 8 inch Mod?
     
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    I would say a little brighter with the C8R. Really hard to compare only having one connected at a time (ha ha).
     
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    Yes. Unless you have them in different cabs, with cab switching capabilities, it's not easy to hear the difference on the spot. Any way, I'm happy with it.
     
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    I’m a fan of both the Mods and reissues.
     
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    Never played through any Mod. But this reissue is nice. I can get good frequency response across the spectrum when I need it.
     
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