Sunn 1200s vs Fender Bassman 1200

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by mykailmason13, Feb 3, 2013.


  1. mykailmason13

    mykailmason13

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    I have opportunity to either get a Sunn 1200s head ($500) or a Fender Bassman 1200 ($425). I was wondering which would be better, or are they exactly the same amp?
  2. jastacey

    jastacey Supporting Member

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    They main differences are the colors of the circuit board ( Sunn has the red one and the Fender has the green on ) and the early Sunn's had issues of overheating, there was a factory fix, but the Bassman 1200 has those fixes incorporated in there design .... I had the Bassman Pro 1200 and enjoyed it .... but, I moved on to other amps ..... so my answer is get the Bassman 1200 Pro, it has all the updates
  3. mykailmason13

    mykailmason13

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    Thanks for the info.
  4. Son of Bovril

    Son of Bovril

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    ^ what he said :)


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