What speaker should I use?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by BassGreaser, Sep 29, 2004.

  1. BassGreaser


    Aug 22, 2002
    Austin, TX
    I'm looking at replacing the old speakers in my late 70's Fender Bassman 2x15, and I don't know who or where to go. I was thinking of new speakers...unless I can find a pair of JBL D140's for CHEAP:p
  2. If you've got D140's why not get them reconed?


    Has the best rates I've seen, and you'll be pretty close to the original specs.
  3. BassGreaser


    Aug 22, 2002
    Austin, TX
    I don't have JBL's... :bawl:
  4. Tritone

    Tritone Supporting Member

    Jan 24, 2002
    Santee, America
    Try giving Peter at Liberty Sound a call. He does all my speaker work, and he's a heckuva nice guy too!
  5. Doug Parent

    Doug Parent Supporting Member

    May 31, 2004
    San Diego, Ca.
    Dealer Nordstrand Pickups.
    I had luck with Eminence products. I'd consider the Beta, Delta or Kappa series. If you get the speakers with stamped frames as opposed to cast frames, it will be a lighter cabinet. consult the eminence website and maybe download a catalog.best prices I've found on Eminence stuff is through Dave at avatarspeakers.com His price was not much more than the wholesale prices I can get. Its a good off the shelf speaker. USED EV's or JBLs can be questionable as far as thier condition. good luck.
    You want an reasonably efficient speaker that sounds good for bass, not necessarily for PA.