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I just pulled my Fane Medusa 150 speakers out of a Splawn 2x12 in favor of putting them in a 4x12 cab. For those who can't see my sig, I have a cab with Vintage 30s, one with Greenbacks, another 2x12 with Fane Medusa 100s, and a third 2x12 with Eminence CV-75s. I am not really looking for anything specific, but I don't want a flabby sounding speaker. I was considering these speakers... Celestion Heritage G12-65, Neo Creambacks, Redbacks, or some UK made G12T-75s. I am not opposed to other brands, just want to try something different in my Splawn.

What do you guys suggest and why?

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For something new, the Redbacks would be my choice. Toms Redback cabs sound fucking sweet. I also really liked the Lynchbacks in his KSR 212 cab. Just can't bring myself to spend that much on a speaker haha.

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For something new, the Redbacks would be my choice. Toms Redback cabs sound fucking sweet. I also really liked the Lynchbacks in his KSR 212 cab. Just can't bring myself to spend that much on a speaker haha.


I get the cost thing for sure, but those don't compare to buying my Fanes lol. Tom's clips of the Redbacks and his Neo Creambacks are the sole reason I want to check them out. Thanks Raf :thu:

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i am looking at your amps and cabs list in your sig. it looks like you've got some great cab matches for those amps except for 1: the jcm900. not saying some of those cabs don't sound good with that 900 but i personally prefer celestioin GT-75s with the 900. no flub, great speakers with most non-vintage (like, pre-jcm800) marshalls.

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What genres do you play?

My GAS list is Scumback BM75LD for metal tones.


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I'd go Neo Creamback. I was trying to find a used pair for my 2x12 but couldn't. I've had my buddies Splawn 2x12 cab at my house on a few occasions and it sounded great. It was loaded with a Splawn SB and BB.

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scumbacks would sound killer w a splawn. i actually mix mine with k100s in a 4x12 but they would sound great on their own.


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i am looking at your amps and cabs list in your sig. it looks like you've got some great cab matches for those amps except for 1: the jcm900. not saying some of those cabs don't sound good with that 900 but i personally prefer celestioin GT-75s with the 900. no flub, great speakers with most non-vintage (like, pre-jcm800) marshalls.


That was a thought for sure, and to be honest I have never been able to crank some G12T-75s with any of my gear. I have read so many mixed views on these speakers, that I think that I will just have to try them. I definitely know that when I try them, they have to be the UK variant. It appears there is a big enough difference between the UK and Chinese versions.

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What genres do you play?

My GAS list is Scumback BM75LD for metal tones.


Pretty much everything to be honest. I love playing metal, but it isn't my strongest genre. Lately though it is a lot of bluesy rock that incorporates good clean tones, and some modern country type tones, as well as heavier stuff (KSE, Light the Torch, Sevendust, etc.)

That BM75-LD sounds like it could be cool :thu:

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I'd go Neo Creamback. I was trying to find a used pair for my 2x12 but couldn't. I've had my buddies Splawn 2x12 cab at my house on a few occasions and it sounded great. It was loaded with a Splawn SB and BB.


These cabs came with SB speakers and they sounded pretty damn good, but not as good as what I put in each cab after them though. That Neo speaker is intriguing for sure :thu:

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scumbacks would sound killer w a splawn. i actually mix mine with k100s in a 4x12 but they would sound great on their own.


I am not well versed with Scumback speakers. Which version are you using? I also love the G12K-100s :rawk: They deliver the goods, so honestly they could be a good choice. That said, I still want to try something different from previous speakers I have owned.

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Sasquatch wrote:
i am looking at your amps and cabs list in your sig. it looks like you've got some great cab matches for those amps except for 1: the jcm900. not saying some of those cabs don't sound good with that 900 but i personally prefer celestioin GT-75s with the 900. no flub, great speakers with most non-vintage (like, pre-jcm800) marshalls.


That was a thought for sure, and to be honest I have never been able to crank some G12T-75s with any of my gear. I have read so many mixed views on these speakers, that I think that I will just have to try them. I definitely know that when I try them, they have to be the UK variant. It appears there is a big enough difference between the UK and Chinese versions.

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i'd take most people's reviews with a grain of salt. actually, i wouldn't even pay them any attention. it is all about matching the amp to the speaker so people who post bad reviews on GT75s probably have them poorly matched with their amp. GT75s love those jcm800/900 amps with their sort of spikey upper-mids.

as far as all the people with their imaginary eric johnson ears, including eric johnson himself, the english vs. the chinese versions are probably 99.5% the same, if not 100%.

all ime and imho of course. get what excites you.

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i am looking at your amps and cabs list in your sig. it looks like you've got some great cab matches for those amps except for 1: the jcm900. not saying some of those cabs don't sound good with that 900 but i personally prefer celestioin GT-75s with the 900. no flub, great speakers with most non-vintage (like, pre-jcm800) marshalls.


That was a thought for sure, and to be honest I have never been able to crank some G12T-75s with any of my gear. I have read so many mixed views on these speakers, that I think that I will just have to try them. I definitely know that when I try them, they have to be the UK variant. It appears there is a big enough difference between the UK and Chinese versions.

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i'd take most people's reviews with a grain of salt. actually, i wouldn't even pay them any attention. it is all about matching the amp to the speaker so people who post bad reviews on GT75s probably have them poorly matched with their amp. GT75s love those jcm800/900 amps with their sort of spikey upper-mids.

as far as all the people with their imaginary eric johnson ears, including eric johnson himself, the english vs. the chinese versions are probably 99.5% the same, if not 100%.

all ime and imho of course. get what excites you.


This.

T75/100s with a cranked Marshall or Laney is the sound of glory. They'd probably sound like ass with a 5150.

I dislike V30s because they don't sit pretty with my amps, which are generally pretty British in their voicing.

I've not even been in the same room as them but I think you should try out the redbacks and report back :lol:


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t75s are only unpopular with guys who play too quiet to open up their amps. if your power section is cooking.. they can invoke the voice of any deity you choose.


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*t75s are only unpopular with guys who play too quiet to open up their amps. if your power section is cooking.. they can invoke the voice of any deity you choose.


*assuming you are not push them with a recto or similarly voice amp

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*t75s are only unpopular with guys who play too quiet to open up their amps. if your power section is cooking.. they can invoke the voice of any deity you choose.


*assuming you are not push them with a recto or similarly voice amp


QFT. they do sound particular bad with a 5150 too.


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I found a person selling some UK G12T-75s on eBay, so I bought a couple. They were asking $60 a speaker, which seems like a fair price. I figured it would be cheap enough to try first, then if I didn't like them move onto something else. I like the idea of the Scumback BM75-LD and Redback too.

Thanks for the input guys!

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H75 Creamback and call it a day


Besides the magnet, what is the difference between this and the M65 Creamback? I really couldn't decipher...

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I'd go Neo Creamback. I was trying to find a used pair for my 2x12 but couldn't. I've had my buddies Splawn 2x12 cab at my house on a few occasions and it sounded great. It was loaded with a Splawn SB and BB.

This is what i'd probably go with too. I own a splawn 2x12 and it weighs a ton but does sound awesome. It has helltones (don't recall specs on them) now. The cab sounds great as it is so i haven't messed with the speakers. I have neo creambacks in my marshall 215c (1x12 50 watt combo) and peavey bandit 112 so i know i like them.


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I was gonna say check out the ET65's. Similar neighborhood..

Ive been using them for a few months recording, and I dig em.


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They are kind of midrangy and you have to crank them to hear them at their best but, when you do, they are KILLER!!!! :rawk:

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RUBATO wrote:
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I was gonna say check out the ET65's. Similar neighborhood..

Ive been using them for a few months recording, and I dig em.


I have owned the ET65s, but they were in a 2x12 Peavey Classic 50 combo. I liked them, but they really didn't anything for me. Maybe they need to be in a closed back cab. I would personally like to try the speaker they were supposed to improve upon.

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High Wattage Speakers = Less Flub.
Electro-Voice EVM12L = 200 watts of flubless glory.

They are kind of midrangy and you have to crank them to hear them at their best but, when you do, they are KILLER!!!! :rawk:


I can't say that I have ever heard a clip of these that made want to even justify the price. I heard them live when BLS came and I just didn't like the sound that night. I would be willing to try my about through a cab loaded with them, but buying them is a different story.

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I'd get the T75s. You already have V30s and GBs so T75s would be the next "classic" Celestion to own.

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