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Hamilton
07-25-2006, 12:02 PM
...is still using D120Fs. :)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v310/Stumbler/guitars/dickeyband.jpg

moldyoldy
07-30-2006, 01:28 AM
Yeah, he makes them sing pretty sweet too. Dickey Rocks! I just listened to the Great Southern lp yesterday, too, one of those that puts me in my spot.

How many JBLs and Altecs do you reckon were toasted by Dickey and the Bros over the years?

Harvey Gerst
07-30-2006, 10:18 AM
Yeah, he makes them sing pretty sweet too. Dickey Rocks! I just listened to the Great Southern lp yesterday, too, one of those that puts me in my spot.

How many JBLs and Altecs do you reckon were toasted by Dickey and the Bros over the years?
Probably not as many as most people would imagine. After a while, you get a feel for about how loud a speaker can go before it gives up.

Hamilton
07-30-2006, 11:57 AM
Hey Harv, did Jim Marshall ever buy any speakers from you? Or any British amp builder?

Harvey Gerst
07-30-2006, 01:18 PM
Hey Harv, did Jim Marshall ever buy any speakers from you? Or any British amp builder?
Jim Marshall really wasn't around at that time as a factor. And no, nobody in England was interested in JBL, untill later, when Tom Jennings showed Vox my sound system for "The Trip" and that became the Vox Churchill, I believe.

Bob Womack
08-11-2006, 08:12 AM
Hi, folks. New to the forum. You know, Duane Allman was very partial to JBLs. He replaced the green backs in his Marshalls with JBLs and cut ports in the back covers in order to get a more mellow and less focused high end and less of that "speakers on the edge of distruction" sound. I don't know what the specific JBL components were.

Bob

Hamilton
08-11-2006, 09:47 AM
Hey Bob, welcome.

I had heard about him cutting the rear baffle for a more "open" sound but never have seen a pic of one.

Pity the poor roadies who had to lift those things.....ow ow.

SteveW
08-11-2006, 11:25 AM
All the guitar players here have a new 'must read' site. http://www.in2guitar.com/

Bob Womack
08-11-2006, 01:27 PM
Hey Bob, welcome.

I had heard about him cutting the rear baffle for a more "open" sound but never have seen a pic of one. Yeah, I found out about that after I discovered I liked ported baffles more than closed for guitar, but it made me feel good about my choice. ;) I saw a pic of one... He basically cut the corner off the back cover. Thanks for the welcome!

Bob

Bob Womack
08-11-2006, 01:27 PM
All the guitar players here have a new 'must read' site. http://www.in2guitar.com/
Thanks for your kind words!

Bob

edgewound
08-11-2006, 01:51 PM
All the guitar players here have a new 'must read' site. http://www.in2guitar.com/

I second that motion, Steve:applaud:

Welcome, Bob....very cool site you have.

Tim Rinkerman
08-17-2006, 06:44 PM
Check out the cover of "LIve at the Fillmore"...Front cover, gear before show...back cover, guy's kickin' back..blown out JBL D-120 on the ground....go look.....Tim

Bob Womack
08-17-2006, 06:56 PM
Check out the cover of "LIve at the Fillmore"...Front cover, gear before show...back cover, guy's kickin' back..blown out JBL D-120 on the ground....go look.....Tim Mmmm.. not to be argumentative, but if it's before and after, they did the show without their gear. Only the snare case moved, and it only in angle. The band is on the front. The roadies are on the back. But you are right about the speaker. :D

Bob