#1
So I just got my Blackheart Little Giant stack and was wondering if the Eminence that is in it is a good speaker or if I should swap for a better one. If I should, which one should I go with?
#2
probably depends of your style and the tone you want to get. are you single guitarrist? lead? rithym? that is good to know too
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#4
Get the tubes swapped out first.
The speaker probably hasn't even been broken in yet.
And, it's a fine speaker.
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#5
tubes get switched first, then the speaker. but for the low of wattage i dont imagine the speaker making that much of a difference at all, compared to the tubes.
#6
^ Wrong, speakers do make a big difference, bigger so than tubes IMO.

But, the speaker is good, so the tubes are then the weakest link.
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#7
+1 on the switching the tubes first

afaik, the team that designed it think the speaker to be a perfect match for the amp - i dont believe its a bad speaker tbh

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#8
Quote by MrCarrot
^ Wrong, speakers do make a big difference, bigger so than tubes IMO.

But, the speaker is good, so the tubes are then the weakest link.

i disagree. its such a low wattage i doubt it would really make a difference. why do you think so many people switch tubes before they get a new cab or something?
#9
^that doesn't necessarily mean anything.

why does hannah montanna get more publicity and ticket sales right now than say Van Halen or Iron Maiden?

well it must mean b/c she's more important according to your way of thinking. i'm sure you're just assuming it's more important b/c you've seen it proposed that way by so many here on UG.

the speakers in the blackhearts-just like in ANY other amp- need to be broken in before you start assuming they're not good enough. mine gets slight fuzzy sound when i dime the volume and add OD, and that's prolly b/c it's only had about 4 or 5 hours of total play time on it.

tubes are EQUALLY important as the speaker(s).

but this is only MY opinion.
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#10
Ok so tubes first, I think everybody agrees on that. How about trying to answer the guys question now about the speakers because I was wondering the same thing. lol I was considering changing the stock speaker out with a Celestion Blue, after I change the tubes of course.