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What to do with extra speaker?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by LarryO, May 14, 2005.


  1. LarryO

    LarryO

    Apr 4, 2004
    I have an old 4 ohm 15" speaker that came out of a small (100 watt) combo amp. The speaker is in good shape but is only rated to handle 150 watts rms. What should I do with this? Make a cab fo it? sell it? build a combo? any other ideas?
     
  2. if you have any use for it?
    build a cab just for fun :)
     
  3. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    You could pimp your ride with a 15" sub...
     
  4. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    Have you got a model number or any specs. Lets see if it's worth keeping.
     
  5. Maybe use it to build a monitor of some type? These usually don't have to handle tons of power, and might be a good use for it..

    Mag...
     
  6. LarryO

    LarryO

    Apr 4, 2004
    I am not sure of it's specs.....it's a 4ohm 15' that came out of a crate bx100 that was built around 1995
     
  7. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    I'm telling you, talk to West Coast Customs, drop Xzibit an email and...

    Really though, a monitor would be a cool idea.
     
  8. BillyB_from_LZ

    BillyB_from_LZ Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2000
    Chicago
    Any long numbers stamped on the magnet or inside the frame starting with 15?

    If so, you can send that number to info@eminence.com and ask for the Thiele-Small parameters.

    You have to have the Spec No. though (they always start with the outside diameter of the speaker) as Eminence won't/can't tell you anything about a speaker described as "the one that Crate used in the BX100 or the ones that Ampeg uses in the 8x10", etc.
     
  9. IvanMike

    IvanMike Player Characters fear me... Staff Member Supporting Member

    Nov 10, 2002
    Middletown CT, USA
    how about an automatic salad tossing plate? you put your untossed salad in it, pour on some dressing, hit low "E" a few times, and enjoy!

    (not responsible for mess on table and floor from salad) :ninja:
     
  10. LarryO

    LarryO

    Apr 4, 2004
    can the salad be pasta?
     
  11. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    Sure. Pasta salad with roasted chicken ,almonds, capsicum slices, sun dried tomato, and a balsamic vinegarette based dressing. Bewdiful - tasty AND healthy! Caution - very filling.

    Oh and pasta = Italian. Italian and Mayo don't mix.
     
  12. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    I agree with the post to plant flowers in it . . .
     
  13. Matt Call

    Matt Call Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2004
    Minneapolis, MN
    Maybe a picture frame?... Or a lamp, or maybe just use the cone as a lampshade...
     
  14. LarryO

    LarryO

    Apr 4, 2004
    The guys at Eminence say it's actually rated at 300-400 watts RMS. I may just pick up a couple of 10's or 8's and make a single cab. Anyone have Plans for DIY cabs for a 15" with a couple of 8"???
     
  15. Petebass

    Petebass

    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    15's aint 15's. Some like big cabs, some like small, all are tuned differently.

    Did the guys at Eminence give you any Thiele Small parameters?
     
  16. Hawkeye

    Hawkeye Canuck Amateur

  17. Tash

    Tash

    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    I say you put it on a bunny's head, take a picture of it, and become an internet legend. :)
     
  18. build a foldback monitor??

    probably too big though