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Fender Bassman 300 Pro: Cooling Fans?

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by LedBelli Bass, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. LedBelli Bass

    LedBelli Bass Supporting Member

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    I am seeking information on installing cooling fans to the rear grill of my 300 Pro.

    I have heard of people doing this and I want to give it a go.

    I'd prefer to wire the fans into the chassis, i.e., not have them powered with another cord.

    Can anyone provide information or sources to make this modification?

    Thanks
  2. LedBelli Bass

    LedBelli Bass Supporting Member

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    Bumping this question . . .
  3. B-string

    B-string Supporting Member

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    Get a relatively quiet line voltage fan with good air flow like a 80mm to 120mm fan. Mount it to blow out the back and wire it into the switched side of the amp's power switch. You will probably need a wire grill for finger protection.
  4. LedBelli Bass

    LedBelli Bass Supporting Member

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    Thanks!
  5. Bassmaniac60

    Bassmaniac60

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    I was wondering if this worked for you and made a difference to the amps operating temperature. Is it quiet?
    I was going to put a 6volt fan on the back with a walmart plug for quiet operation.

    cheers

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