Easiest Way to Install Speaker in 5:25 plus Combo Amp

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Phaze11111
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Easiest Way to Install Speaker in 5:25 plus Combo Amp

Post by Phaze11111 » Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:31 am

Hi all. I’m planning to change the speaker in my 5:25+ combo amp and have a question about doing so. I know I can change the speaker from the back by removing the amp chassis, reverb, etc. But what happens if I simply remove the four screws on the front speaker grill? Will the grill with speaker just come off as a unit for a very easy swap?

Thanks in advance for your advice, wisdom, tips and tricks! I sure love this amp.

FYI, I’m planning to install an Eminence EJ1250 speaker.

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Re: Easiest Way to Install Speaker in 5:25 plus Combo Amp

Post by Mullenski » Wed Aug 27, 2014 6:32 pm

The four screws in the front are grill-only. Don't bother.

I was able to do a swap only removing the reverb tank. Pull the tubes, leave the chassis.

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Re: Easiest Way to Install Speaker in 5:25 plus Combo Amp

Post by b00g13mk2B » Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:43 pm

I pulled the chassis and reverb unit. Was difficult getting the reverb unit back in with the covering tucked back neatly. Much easier on the Mark II with front mount speaker.
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Re: Easiest Way to Install Speaker in 5:25 plus Combo Amp

Post by Phaze11111 » Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:50 pm

Thanks for your responses. Looks like I'll be pulling the chassis and reverb unit for a speaker swap. Enjoy your MB amps!

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