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FDP Forum / Fender Amps: 1985 - Current / Speaking of Blues Deluxe - which version?

swampyankee
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Aug 1st, 2016 11:32 AM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

From what I understand, there are about 3 distinct versions of the Blues Deluxe - the original '90's MIA, the mid-2000's MIM, and the current "reissue". Maybe more, as I haven't fully researched it yet.

Is there any era that is better or worse, or are they all pretty much the same?

champster
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Aug 1st, 2016 12:49 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

The reissues have bias pots, the first ones didn't.

carsten

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Aug 1st, 2016 04:50 PM   Edit   Profile   Print Topic   Search Topic

Hi swampyankee!

Afaik, there are only 2 versions - the original 90´s models and the post 2004 reissues.

I´d opt for a reissue, too.
For the updated circuitry (bias-pot, switchable reverb...) and for being 10 years younger, which delays any age-related problems for a couple of years ;-)

cheers - C.

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