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    Tubes

    Tubes >>>>>>>>>> Solid state electronics

    Discuss.
    I am drunk

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    A little early eh?

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    [IMG]http://archive.computerhistory.org/resources/still-image/eckert/eckert_and_mauchly_vacuum_tubes.c1960s.102657861.lg.jpg[/IMG]

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    [QUOTE=VincenzoTestaverde;3556341]A little early eh?[/QUOTE]

    It is never too early to enjoy the glorious sound of tubes....

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    Tubes as in pullin tubes?

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    [QUOTE=Apache 51;3556353]Tubes as in pullin tubes?[/QUOTE]

    No -rolling tubes..
    Roll Chinese tubes, changed to Russian made (American design and owned) Mallards reissued 12AX7.. oh my.. look ma.. Roger Waters in my room...

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    [QUOTE=RussianGreen;3556362]No -rolling tubes..
    Roll Chinese tubes, changed to Russian made (American design and owned) Mallards reissued 12AX7.. oh my.. look ma.. Roger Waters in my room...[/QUOTE]

    are you still in love?

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    I don't know much about tubes.

    Sovtek EL84
    Tung-Sol 12AX7
    Svetlana EL34

    I have a blacked out old RCA that I can't read.

    I'm getting a new amp with:


    Switchable EF86 or 12AX7 input tube.Want to tame the beast a bit, flip it into 12AX7 mode. Love the EF86's as much as we do, they are known to have a bad hair day now and again. If the EF86 gets testy with you during a gig, no problem, switch over to 12AX7 and finish out the show!

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    Power Tubes: 2 x EL84 (CL-30 has EL84 quartet)
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    Rectifier:EZ81(CL-15), GZ34(CL-30)
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    Preamp Tubes: Switchable EF86/12ax7 + 12ax7 Phase Inverter

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    [QUOTE=Timmy®;3556484]I don't know much about tubes.

    Sovtek EL84
    Tung-Sol 12AX7
    Svetlana EL34

    I have a blacked out old RCA that I can't read.

    I'm getting a new amp with:


    Switchable EF86 or 12AX7 input tube.Want to tame the beast a bit, flip it into 12AX7 mode. Love the EF86's as much as we do, they are known to have a bad hair day now and again. If the EF86 gets testy with you during a gig, no problem, switch over to 12AX7 and finish out the show!

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    Power Tubes: 2 x EL84 (CL-30 has EL84 quartet)
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    Rectifier:EZ81(CL-15), GZ34(CL-30)
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    Preamp Tubes: Switchable EF86/12ax7 + 12ax7 Phase Inverter[/QUOTE]

    This is all while your wife cuts the hay, orders the black earth and changes teh oils.

    Sweet life-age.

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    [QUOTE=32green;3556502]This is all while your wife cuts the hay, orders the black earth and changes teh oils.

    Sweet life-age.[/QUOTE]

    You don't know s*** about tubes or wine. You do have an amusing way of storytelling, but you seem to be the definition of a one-trick pony.

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    audio wise, both have their places. tubes are usually better, but there is some niiiiiiice solid state audio equipment. i hate having to warm up the "tube gear."

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    [QUOTE=Timmy®;3556510]You don't know s*** about tubes or wine. You do have an amusing way of storytelling, but you seem to be the definition of a one-trick pony.[/QUOTE]

    Here we go. It's on now.

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    [QUOTE=FF2®;3556514]Here we go. It's on now.[/QUOTE]

    He could have got me for my wife going on the roof for various tasks because I'm afraid of falling off roofs, but he missed it.

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    [QUOTE=Timmy®;3556523]He could have got me for my wife going on the roof for various tasks because I'm afraid of falling off roofs, but he missed it.[/QUOTE]

    lmao:D

    various tasks

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    [QUOTE=Megalomaniac;3556513]audio wise, both have their places. tubes are usually better, but there is some niiiiiiice solid state audio equipment. i hate having to warm up the "tube gear."[/QUOTE]

    They do. I'd LOVE to hear some quality tube gear to listen to in a quality 2-channel stereo rig. I don't mind the warm up as I usually do this anyway when I'm planning on doing some extended listening in the basement...for some reason, I'm under the impression that playing some material through my solid state gear before hand makes things gel better for when I get down there. It probably has more to do with the number of drinks I have before I head down there though. :D

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    [QUOTE=RageATL;3556529]They do. I'd LOVE to hear some quality tube gear to listen to in a quality 2-channel stereo rig. I don't mind the warm up as I usually do this anyway when I'm planning on doing some extended listening in the basement...for some reason, I'm under the impression that playing some material through my solid state gear before hand makes things gel better for when I get down there.[/QUOTE]

    What are your feelings towards Merlot? :confused:

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    [QUOTE=FF2®;3556535]What are your feelings towards Merlot? :confused:[/QUOTE]

    I'm more of a Pinot Noir kinda guy.

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    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ_k_VG6Syc&feature=fvst[/url]

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    [QUOTE=32green;3556526]lmao:D

    various tasks[/QUOTE]

    Ha...Please describe these "various tasks" Timmy.

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    [url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f99PcP0aFNE[/url]

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