NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

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NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by smjenkins » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:40 pm

Last year I found an excellent handmade blackface DR clone on Reverb that had a switchable output transformer that could support 16, 8 and 4 ohm outputs. I had a few different 8 ohm 10" speakers on hand so I thought it would be cool to get a cab made with a 2x10 baffle to make a mini-vibrolux and try different speakers combinations. I had mojotone make the baffle and a custom faceplate and had another cabinet maker build a maple DR cabinet. I put it all together yesterday and it sounds glorious. Currently it's running one alnico and one ceramic speaker which is an interesting combo.

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Re: NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by wproffitt » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:18 am

That’s pretty sharp looking! How much does this weigh compared to a normal DR?

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Re: NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by ThePearDream » Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:03 am

Oh man, that is beautiful. I love the combination of the grill cloth and the maple. :?
Now I need a wood Princeton for a living room amp.

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Re: NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by smjenkins » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:19 pm

wproffitt wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:18 am
That’s pretty sharp looking! How much does this weigh compared to a normal DR?
It's heavier, but I don't think a ton heavier. I will weigh it when I get home and compare it to my 68' custom DR. Keep in mind the alnico speaker will weigh it down a bit more as well.

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Re: NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by mbene085 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:28 pm

That's a beautiful cab/faceplate/grille combo.

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Re: NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by PJazzmaster » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:40 pm

looks really classy !

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Re: NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by tribi9 » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:57 pm

Well done. I like it a lot.
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Re: NCAFPD! (New cab and face plate day)

Post by smjenkins » Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:51 pm

OK, after the weigh in:

- Maple cab DR with 2x10" speakers: 42.4lbs
- '68 Custom DR with 1x12" speaker: 41.2lbs

Pretty much a wash weight-wise.

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