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Official Fender Bassman Club Pt II

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by Chef, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. Chef

    Chef Moderator Supporting Member

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  2. nouroog

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    Thanks chef, sub'd
  3. Chef

    Chef Moderator Supporting Member

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    I've had:
    Blackface Bassman
    Bassman 50
    Bassman 10 combo
    Bassman 100 w "pyramid" 412
    Bassman 135 " " "

    that is all ;)
  4. Jwood

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    Here's my Bassman rig for the first page!

    ImageUploadedByTalkBass1387597003.931351.jpg
  5. 60bass

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  6. corsa

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    Sub'd - and here's my Bassman.

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  7. gbrooding

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    Here is my Bassman 100. May I have a number? [​IMG]
  8. phunkysteve

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    Got one recently! ImageUploadedByTalkBass1388457270.674865.jpg
    I only have pictures of it pulled out, will upload a better one when I get back to the jam space again! Running it at 8 ohms with Ampeg 410he cab, contemplating moving to 4 ohm but wondering if it would make a difference?
  9. AphekGreg

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    Is that a 50 watt head and therefore doesn't have an impedance selector? If so, you will get a bit more volume running it at 4 ohms. Not much though, so if you're happy with the Ampeg cab, I'd stick with that.
  10. phunkysteve

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    100 watt, it's the bassman 100. Tried through a 210 and 410.... It sucked! Fuzzed out and blah! Pulled back to the 410 only and clear and loud enough again.
  11. Rezdog

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    Greetings from the North,

    Presenting a Fender Super Bassman 300 and a 1974 412 Bassman cab that I've had since new. Sign me up Sir......

    Rezdog

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  12. drummer5359

    drummer5359 Gold Supporting Member

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    I didn't know there was a Bassman club.

    My practice amp is this Bassman 60 that I keep upstairs in a guest bedroom.

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    My current main rig is this Bassman 400 over a Bassman 115.

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  13. astack

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    Hey fellow Bassmanites. I've been looking to get just a tad but more headroom and output from my SF 100, so I started reading around and trying some stuff out. Here's what's working for me:

    1) Someone somewhere suggested pulling the gain/tone tube of the other channel if you aren't using it. That supposedly frees up some current. Check, V2 out. I think I noticed a bump...

    2) I did some tube swapping in V1 down to 12AU7, then T and Y. The U and Y had too little gain for the passive tone stack. Very quiet. The T however sounds great.

    3) Then I looked to the PI 12AT7, thinking that could be a bottleneck. Threw in a 12AU7 and that did the trick. Breakup happens much more smoothly. Doesn't just up and fart anymore.

    4) Oh yeah and picked up an NV412. So that helps. :bassist:
  14. EfEmDee

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    Thank you for that! :)

    I just bought Coronado3's SF Bassman 100, and have been looking at cheap/easy ways to boost headroom.
  15. astack

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    Sure. It's ever so slightly louder. I also set the EQ low, at 4 or less for bass and treble, which is a huge dB loss with the passive tone stack, so the mids aren't too scooped.
  16. adambomb

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    Sorry for the delay I've been meaning to do this for a while now...
    But hopefully this will bring us up to date.
    Let me know if there needs to be a correction.

    Welcome to the club.....
    THE OFFICIAL FENDER BASSMAN CLUB

    Member list:
    Here's the last few:

    100. NOLA bass

    101. LAST_C

    102. mattwear

    103. arock

    104. heynorm

    105. topcat2069

    106. DionClassic

    107. astack

    108. gregmon79

    109. gbrooding

    110. phunkysteve

    111. Rezdog

    112. drummer5359

    Remember if you want a number.....

    Please post pic....it's a requirement....

    Do you really think we should just take your word for a number to such a highly distinguished club? :)
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