Dating fender bassman 100
I remember two 'suits' from upstairs standing behind me occasionally doing time studies.
They actually held clipboards and stopwatches to measure how long it took for me to attach various parts.
The boss came around and said what we'd be building. Probably the same as the pots and transformers that we just dug out of the boxes.They were something to behold, all chatting away while soldering so quickly, it didn't hardly seem like they were looking at the amps.After that the foreman would add the tubes, turn 'em on and set the bias.” Export models – We’ve confirmed that Fender amps were distributed by Hagstrm in Sweden.These units look, and apparently sound, just like the Schumacher-made units so it’s easy to overlook that “831” code.Working at FMI – I was able to interview a fellow (who wishes to remain anonymous) who worked at Fender in 1972-73 in the amp department.