Marshall jcm 800

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  1. sugarmagnolia97

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    I pickled up a Marshall jcm 800 bass series cab today and wondering if some people could give me some info on it. Date, speakers, that type of stuff. Thanks
  2. sugarmagnolia97

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    pictures

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  3. fretno

    fretno Supporting Member

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    the JCM 800 bass series was circa 80's if it has Celestion speakers they will have date codes
  4. sugarmagnolia97

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    what are date codes... :help:
  5. sugarmagnolia97

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    Is it ok if i unscrew the back and look in side? or will that break it?
  6. chadds

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    I'd be tickled and pickled if I got that for Xmas or birthday or whatever.
  7. miiitch

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  8. jastacey

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    Yes it will explode .... ton & tons of bass notes will come pouring out
  9. sugarmagnolia97

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    im assuming you are joking...:( :bag:
  10. sugarmagnolia97

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    sorry im a bit of newbie when it comes to amps
  11. redhed

    redhed TUBE LOVER! Gold Supporting Member

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    Yes, it is O.K. Just be careful...... Nice looking cab! what are you going to run through it?
  12. sugarmagnolia97

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    an ampeg pf-500 until i get a tube head. thats what i hope to have.
  13. sugarmagnolia97

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    opened up the black speaker thing in the back and saw these. Ive heard celestions are good, Are these good?

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    The link is working fine using Safari on a Mac.
  16. sugarmagnolia97

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    Thanks got it to work
  17. miiitch

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    celestion does make some great speakers.
    in the guitarist world they are more popular than eg. eminence, but i´m not sure about the bassist world.

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    i think the G in G10S-50 means this was originally a guitar speaker, but probably with lower resonance, making it more soutable for use with a bass.
    the S means "small magnet" (M = medium size, H = heavy)
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  18. Seans

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    Those are great speakers, had some in the same cab but lent it to someone and they blew one, so go easy on them.
  19. Dilligas

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    It may not explode but you may have issues with vibrations when you put it back together. It may sound like one of the speakers is blown but what is happening is the post inside is vibrating against the back panel. If this happens take the back off and put some cloth between the post and the the back and also make sure you tighten the screws holding the back on real tight.

    Drew
  20. sugarmagnolia97

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    Thanks for the advice.

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