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Ron Pruter

 

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Arizona, USA
Post  Posted 27 Feb 2020 8:03 pm    
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I just got a used Quilter Pro Block 200. I'm goin' light. I've been playing a lot this season and my back feels it. I want to go Neo-speaker but I don't want to pay $225. Has anyone gone down this road. I play no C6th. I'm considering the following Eminence spkrs. A Legend EM12N a Wheelhouse 150
or a Tonkerlite. All are 8 ohms so I know I'll lose a little output from the 200. Jenson makes a Tornado that comes in 100 watt and 4 ohm that looks intetesting. It appears Sica speakers are hard to find these days. Thx for your help. Ron
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Larry Dering

 

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Missouri, USA
Post  Posted 28 Feb 2020 7:18 am    
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Ron, I got 2 Eminence special design speakers from TC Furlong that are Neo magnet and high watt 12s. Love them. One in a Peavey special 130 and the other in a 1x12 cabinet. Unfortunately those were a close out and no longer available. I tried the TT 12 Eminence in the Peavey special 130 and was unimpressed. My Quilter micropro mach2 combo is equipped with a Celestion and while fine for guitar, it lacks the steel tone I expected. I used the 1x12 Furlong equipped cabinet and was happy. I wish you luck. The Eminence EM12 is one I wanted to try.
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Doug Earnest


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Branson, MO USA
Post  Posted 28 Feb 2020 8:03 am    
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Tubesandmore.com (Antique Electronics Supply) has the Sica speakers in stock for about $100

https://www.tubesandmore.com/search/node/sica
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Ron Pruter

 

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Arizona, USA
Post  Posted 28 Feb 2020 4:39 pm    
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What would be the disadvantage of buying a Sica spkr that is listed as a bass speaker. I've noticed the graph of guitar and bass spkrs is about the same. I seem to have plenty of highs at my disposal; in fact I usually have them just about,turned all the way down.
Ron. BTW, Thx Doug and Larry
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Doug Earnest


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Branson, MO USA
Post  Posted 28 Feb 2020 6:22 pm    
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I think the ones that the steel players were fond of are the bass speakers. But don't take that as the gospel.
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Billy Carr

 

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Seminary, Mississippi USA
Post  Posted 29 Feb 2020 6:29 am     neo speakers
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I've got two Sica 15" speakers that came in cabinets I bought from Tommy Huff. About 8 lbs. each and work great for PSG. I kept watching Paul Franklin's video about the PF-350 speaker and decided to replace the Sica's with PF-400's. PF-400's are heavier but has exactly what I like. I've also replaced the NV-112 blue marvel 12" speaker with the Travis Toy 12" speaker. Very nice.
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Tom Campbell

 

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Houston, Texas, USA
Post  Posted 29 Feb 2020 6:56 am    
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I have a Sica 15" bass speaker in my Evans SE-200 and couldn't be more happy with it
The Sica bass speakers are getting hard to find...they are Italian and may have been discontinued.
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Wayne Franco

 

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silverdale, WA. USA
Post  Posted 29 Feb 2020 9:33 am     TC Furlong speaker
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I bought a Quilter 202 and cabinet here on the forum a while ago. The TT-12 was already sold separately so no speaker included. I have 2 T C Furlong powered amps with the original Italian speakers. Dropped on in and it sounds really great. Really even response. tons of tone too.
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Tommy Boswell

 

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Virginia, USA
Post  Posted 1 Mar 2020 5:43 am    
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Tom Campbell wrote:
I have a Sica 15" bass speaker in my Evans SE-200 and couldn't be more happy with it
The Sica bass speakers are getting hard to find...they are Italian and may have been discontinued.


Tom, what's the model number on your 15" Sica?
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Tom Campbell

 

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Houston, Texas, USA
Post  Posted 1 Mar 2020 10:35 am    
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Tommy,

My Sica bass speaker is: 15" Neodymium PL15B255,
250W, aluminum

I bought it from Antique Electronic Supply in 2016, located in Tempe, AZ

Phone number at that time is/was 480-820-5411

At the time they were a large Sica dealer.
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Tommy Boswell

 

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Virginia, USA
Post  Posted 1 Mar 2020 11:12 am    
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Thanks Tom!
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