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Re: OT Marshall amp + external spk

Good point Jeff, I'm gigging every week so that's why I mentioned that, 
also there are some amazing modern speakers available with vintage sound 
but higher wattage handling a classic vox bulldog sounds amazing but at  
15 watts can fry if pushed .

Sent from my iPhone

> On Aug 18, 2014, at 9:41 AM, Jeff Shirkey <jcshirke@frontier.com> wrote:
>> On Aug 18, 2014, at 11:08 AM, bill walker wrote:
>> PS conventional wisdom these days with vintage amps, is to remove the 
>> original speaker and replace it. Old amps will last forever if properly 
>> maintained, but old speakers don't, Sure you could use it till it blows 
>> and have it re-coned,
> But what's the point of setting aside a great, old speaker and never 
> using it? I know it will preserve the value of the amp, but I suppose 
> I'd be more interested in having great tone. My old Voxes sound 
> fantastic in large part due to their speakers. I'm not gigging them 
> night after night, though, so for someone in that kind of position, 
> putting in a modern replacement would make sense. But for recording, I 
> think I'd choose the vintage speaker every time, if it was in good shape.
> My .02
> Jeff