#1
just trying to find out if any one else who owns a Fender Bassman RI LTD has a HOT power transformer? the faceplate on the top by the power/standby switches gets a bit hot, and i felt the power transformer and that sucker was hot too.

now in my own defining of HOT, its HOT, not HOT enough to sizzle my fingers, i can touch the faceplate and power transformer for about 5-7 seconds before it becomes uncomfy, but still doesnt sizzle my digits etc. this is a brand new Bassman so i'd be shocked if this wasnt normal operating conditions. (tubes are stock)
#2
That's how tube amps work. They get hot, particularly combos.
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