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Fearful 12/12/6 With 3012HOs

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Mikeee71, Feb 11, 2014.


  1. Mikeee71

    Mikeee71 Supporting Member

    Sep 6, 2013
    I have a empty 12/12/6 cab I was thinking about putting a couple 3012 HOs and running them full range.
    With no 6"mid. Has anybody tried this? Do you think the box is a good size for those speakers?
     
  2. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    You will not have great results.
     
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  4. jeff7bass

    jeff7bass

    Apr 9, 2009
    Why no mid? Will there be a gapping hole? :p
     
  5. Bigskybassguy

    Bigskybassguy

    Dec 21, 2010
    This would fit nicely into the "Why?" File.
     
  6. Mikeee71

    Mikeee71 Supporting Member

    Sep 6, 2013
    I robbed the parts out of it to build my 12/6 +12sub Its just sitting there it was just a thought.
     
  7. jeff7bass

    jeff7bass

    Apr 9, 2009
    I bet you could tape a picture of Lloyd Christmas over the hole where he mid would go...
     
  8. swamp_bass

    swamp_bass I love it when a groove comes together

    Nov 20, 2013
    North Cackalacky
    ...sheer genius!!!

    [​IMG]
     
  9. jeff7bass

    jeff7bass

    Apr 9, 2009
    Glad somebody gets my silly sense of humor!

    :D
     
  10. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
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    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    Hey, you could probably get a pair of 3012LF's and a Faital or NDS 6" and it would work out OK...
     
  11. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    Why those mid drivers? The cab is already set up for the 18sound driver... :scowl:
     
  12. wcriley

    wcriley

    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
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    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
    Fixed that.
     
  13. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    If the original cross over is in there, yes. That has not been specified. :)
     
  14. wcriley

    wcriley

    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
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    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
    The original (CBG) crossover might not play nicely with the impedence curve of other drivers.
     
  15. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
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    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    Yeah, I forgot - been working with an aquisition called NDS and somehow dyslexed it with 18sound... :meh:

    Whip me, big daddy!
     
  16. 1n3

    1n3

    Sep 13, 2007
    USA
  17. iunno

    iunno

    Dec 16, 2010
    I wouldn't recommend it. Cabs are designed for specific drivers, if you don't use ones with the same specs it probably won't sound very good. Especially if you leave one out, essentially turning it into an untuned port.
     
  18. Mikeee71

    Mikeee71 Supporting Member

    Sep 6, 2013
    Ya no luck so far! It was just a thought I wasnt sure if it would work or not. Thanks!
     
  19. kesslari

    kesslari Groovin' with the Big Dogs Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2007
    Santa Cruz Mtns, California
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    Lark in the Morning Instructional Videos; Audix Microphones
    Alternately, there might be someone who wants to buy the cab and add speakers.
     
  20. wcriley

    wcriley

    Apr 5, 2010
    Western PA
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    Uncompensated endorsing user: fEARful
    The mid driver in fEARful cabinets is in a fully enclosed chamber of its own.
     



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