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Does anyone use them?

I acquired a gutted amp that I'll be using as an extension cab and I'm considering making a beam blocker. I haven't personally heard any cabs with this and you tube vids don't help much. Something simple. Maybe cut a ball in half or even use a cd. lol

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It'll be DIY. As mentioned, cut a ball in half, bottom of a tin can, foam, styrofoam xmas balls ..

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The old Visual Sound / Truetone Workhorse and Pony amplifiers came with beam blockers. They didn't sell enough for it to be continued.
 

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Hubcaps make a great speaker grill. Spoked preferably.
 

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My Tone King Falcon had a "diffuser" that worked on the same principle. Whatever it contributed to that amazing amp, it worked! It was in conjunction with a 10" Ragin' Cajun' speaker...the bigger Tone Kings, like my Sky King, don't use a beam blocker.
 

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Canadian Tire hubcaps. Ford Festiva rims
I was thinking nearly the same thing. Spinner disks. Those god awful things that should never have been the fad that they were.
 

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I’ve seen people just put a patch of duct tape on the inside of the grill cloth lined up with the centre of the cap
 

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IME, beam blockers don't work as advertised. If I had a problem with a beamy sound, I'd be more inclined to try some Mitchell donuts.
 
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