1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to remove most ads, post topics, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

10 or 12 inch speakers

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Alley Cat, Jan 6, 2005.

  1. Alley Cat

    Alley Cat

    Jan 6, 2005
    :bassist: Hello, was just wondering, for slapping and popping (on the bass) which speakers give you a tighter sound? Thanks!
  2. buffordbass


    Nov 11, 2004
    Endorsing Artist: Genz Benz Amps, Lakland Basses
    10's are what you want for slap & pop. Faster response, more punch, the 12's would be more mellow.
  3. tombowlus

    tombowlus If it sounds good, it is good Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2003
    Fremont, Ohio
    Editor-in-Chief, Bass Gear Magazine
    There are exceptions, but in general, I prefer both. Mixing 10's and 12's has worked well for me, in general.