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 I don't have much info about the 1400 series amplifiers, but I do own one and do know they have a 50 watt 2xEL34 power section with large transformers like the 1200's. VERY loud for 50 watts! The 1400 also has a higher gain Marshall-like sound, with a little Hiwatt punch thrown in. The pull pot kicks in a cleaner sound when pulled out. This mode can be pushed for more of a bluesy overdrive if you want. When the pot is pushed in, the sound is Marshall-like, moderate to high gain is available, good for going from classic rock to metal with a turn of the knob. The push-pull modes can also be activated by footswitch via the footswitch jack on the back panel of the amp. The 1400 does not have reverb, but it does have an FX loop. They also were a little less expensive than the 1200's when new.
 
The 1412 2x10" combo is relatively small (17"x22"), not really any bigger than a wide chassis Mesa Boogie 1x12 combo. It has a surprisingly big sound.
 
1400 Head - MSRP $845 (1990)
1412 Combo 2x10" (aka "Little Monster") - $N/A
 
I see these stupidly cheap, which is good for the bargain hunter. I have no idea why they are so cheap, they are pretty decent amps. Much better build quality than a new Marshall!

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Bedrock 1400 (aka "Little Monster") 2x10" Combo

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1400 chassis, dig the large transformers. Not a lightweight chassis!

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PCB layout with turret lugs for the flying leads, nice touch. Much more ruggedly built than a new Marshall!

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Thanks!