en 5×4 tweed champ project

Updated on July 13, 2020 | 648 Views all
5 on June 9, 2020

only the speakers I got so far and the cab will be done in a month give or take. they are 5″ alnico speaker Fisher branded. the frame looks like Oxford and I believe they came from Oxford.

 

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0 on June 13, 2020

tried one of them with my 5F1 champ and it sounds great. the diameter is exactly 5″

 

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0 on June 22, 2020

the mounting hole is big enough for 8/32 screw and the center to center is 4 11/16″

 

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0 on June 27, 2020

found 4 of 5″ speakers with Zenith label from two different ebay sellers while I’m waiting for 4×5″ wide panel deluxe size cabinet for 5F1 chassis from Mergili.

918 looks like EIA manufacturer code. and a few web site claim it could be Oaktraon. then I found some speakers with the same code along with the Oaktron logo.

the frame looks pretty close to my Fisher 5″ speaker. and this Zenith has this way different cone. hope the frequency range meets my need.

two of them has 1958, and another pair has 1961 date code. I’m really wondering what they sound like with 4×5″ setup with 5F1 circuit

 

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0 on July 4, 2020

breaking in the speakers and the cabinet with 5B3 while my 5F1 hasn’t finished yet. 4×5″ with Tweed Deluxe wide panel cab sounds loud as much as the original 12″. and it has the speed of the small speakers. I love it

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0 on July 13, 2020

finished the chassis

 

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