TC-50 Has A New Cabinet

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TC-50 Has A New Cabinet

Post by robberns » Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:00 pm

I loved the idea of a vertical 2 x 12 cabinet like the Mesa Rectifier cab for my TC-50.
But there were a few things I would change, like the speakers and the back panel.
I like a semi-open back, gives the cabinet a chance to breathe a bit.
So instead of buying the Mesa cab and having it doctored, I called my buddy Jeff Swanson, an expert cabinet builder.
Jeff has built me a number of cabinets as well as modifying a few in the past.
So I had Jeff build me a 2 x 12 vertical cabinet in the Mesa style, with my choice of speakers (WGS) and a 3-piece back that can be partially open or totally closed.
Took a while, but wow. Picked up the cab today and it looks and sounds killer.
And actually cost me less than a new Mesa vertical 2 x 12.
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Re: TC-50 Has A New Cabinet

Post by domct203 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:36 am

Looks good. Which WGS speakers did you go with?

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Re: TC-50 Has A New Cabinet

Post by robberns » Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:16 am

Based on recommendation from WGS:
WGS ET65 (top)
WGS Veteran 30 (bottom)
I own a number of their speakers and think they sound great and are reasonably priced.

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Re: TC-50 Has A New Cabinet

Post by domct203 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:39 pm

robberns wrote:
Sun Apr 07, 2019 11:16 am
Based on recommendation from WGS:
WGS ET65 (top)
WGS Veteran 30 (bottom)
I own a number of their speakers and think they sound great and are reasonably priced.
Thanks. I’ve seen that the ET65 / Veteran 30 is usually recommended as a mixed pair.

What kind of music are you playing?

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Re: TC-50 Has A New Cabinet

Post by robberns » Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:50 pm

Classic rock for the most part.
My brain wants to hear my old 100-watt Marshall/Power Soak through a 4 x 12 Marshall cab.
So impractical at this point in my life.

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