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– Replace the 0.022u F coupling caps in front of the 6L6 to 0.1u F.– Modify the negative feedback loop from the AB165-design to the AA864/standad Fender NBF design.

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During the different eras the Bassman amp came in many different shapes and configurations.

Few other models experienced so many changes in terms of looks and tone.

We’ll come back to this later in the “blackface chapter” below where we’ll demystify some of the hypes with the popular AA864.

The AA165 is very rare and its circuit and tone is quite similar to the AA864.

The picture below shows a 1969 transition model amp.

Unfortunately the Bassman was one of the first amps that CBS laid their hands on after buying the company from Leo Fender.The bassman was a combo amp in the tweed era with the 1×15″ and 4×10″ speaker configurations.From the blonde era Fender made the Bassman as a amp head and 2×12″ closed cabinet. The video below compares a Bassman AB165 to a Princeton Reverb and a Deluxe Reverb.(click on image to view full size) 2) Negative feedback loop The negative feedback loop can easily be tweaked to alter the treble cut and distortion in your amp.The purpose of the NBF loop is to clean up the tone and cancel out the mid/higher frequencies and upper harmonics (distortion) at the entry point of the phase inverter which is placed in front of the power tubes.If you disconnect the NBF loop you’ll notice that the volume increases and tone gets much more aggressive. Not only is there a volume shift, the amp’s clean headroom is reduced slightly.

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