HT 20 mkii Combo Speaker Change

HT-1R MkII, HT-5R MkII and HT-20R MkII Head and Combos.
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Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:25 pm

Has anyone done this? Are there directions available?

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Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:40 am

hi i'm interested too, the speaker of my ht20r mkii combo just died few days ago :(
and i'm looking for a replacement
Some told me good about Tone Tubby any clues ?
thanks in advance for any help

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Fri Nov 12, 2021 2:16 am

I pulled the trigger for a Weber ceramic Gray Wolf. 30watt with large duat cap and pre-rola doping. I'll share more info when it'll be setted in.

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Fri Nov 12, 2021 6:19 pm

Consider a WGS Vintage/Retro 30 or Celestion Creamback/Scumback H series.

Directions?? Remove rear grill (and if necessary, back panel), remove speaker connectors/leads, unscrew speaker > reverse to install.

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Sun Nov 28, 2021 3:57 pm

So Iv've installed the gray wolf, ceramic 30 watt, large dustcap in replacement of the Blackstar 50.I had to remove the back pannel, which is the "amp's head". Took advantage of it to change the preamp tubes for TubeGrooves. Keep in mind the total depth of the speaker must be less than like... 5 inches, 15 cm, which prevents most of alnico speakers i've seen.

The change in tone is quite intense. The bass is really less pronounced, and the upper mids are much more aggressive. This results with a satisfying, really bity tone. Gives a strange vintage vibe to an otherwise modern amp. I'm into it :)

I don't know how the caracteristics of other speakers will react with this amp, but one has to realize the original speaker is very bassy yet scooped. Just so people know...

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