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Old 23rd October 2010, 09:58 PM   #11
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Daddy's Leader VTVM. Nice looking, but the resistance readings are way off.
Mighty-Mite IV tube tester. Doesn't help a lot.
The Simpson (Navy Stock) was long dead.

Oh well, at least I got some nice NOS valves...
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Old 24th October 2010, 02:40 PM   #12
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My Precision Apparatus 920 tube tester is from ~1947. Still works.
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Old 24th October 2010, 06:42 PM   #13
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a old valve powersupply with a bunch of 6BQ5 as regulatortube, wonderful and heavy piece of equipment!

My beloved tubesteres are:
Eico 666
B&K 500 with B&K 610 panel
B&K 650 with B&K 610 panel and TC 615 panel
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Old 24th October 2010, 11:17 PM   #14
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I have:
Mercury 2000 tube tester.
HP333 distortion analyser.
HP ac voltmeter.
HP S51B scope.
Very big old tube HP scope.



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Old 25th October 2010, 01:20 AM   #15
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Boonton 202-B FM Signal Generator
HP 606B AM Signal Generator
HP 200ABR Audio Generator
Heathkit Model IP-17 HV Power Supply
Triplett Model 3423 Tube Tester
Precision Model 10-60 Tube Tester

Bobby Dipole
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Old 25th October 2010, 03:43 PM   #16
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I think this thread needs pictures
Real tubes have top-caps
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Old 25th October 2010, 04:30 PM   #17
kevinkr is offline kevinkr  United States
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Heathkit IP-17 HV Supply 0 - 400V
Heathkit IP-2717 HV Supply 0 - 400V
Lambda 71 HV Supply 0 - 500V
Isco 404 VHV Supply 0 - 1.5kV+
3 Power Designs early solid state supplies to 50V..
Radio-Shack 5.0V/3A supply with remote sensing (kit)

Heathkit IT-11 Cap Checker
Hickok 539B Tube Tester

HP 5315A 100MHz Frequency Counter
Amber 3501A Audio Analyzer
Tektronix 2245A Analog Scope
Wavetek 166 Function Generator

Keithley 2002 DMM
Fluke 8050A DMM
Fluke 8010A DMM
Simpson 260 Analog multi-meter

I have an LCR bridge with tube oscillator that I might restore some day.. (Brand forgotten as it sits languishing in a corner)

Dedicated computer for FFT based audio analysis with Pete Millett interface.

Everything works, and works well. It's taken me years to get this all together. The only thing I would add at this point would be a dual domain Audio Precision System 1 or 2..
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead." - Thomas Paine

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Old 25th October 2010, 07:34 PM   #18
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Inter Alia:-

A 1939 AVO all wave oscillator (really my dad`s - bought new)
A 1948 Gaumont Kalee model 564 Fluttermeter
A mid 50`s Advance VM77 valve voltmeter

All working.

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Old 10th July 2014, 06:03 AM   #19
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Well I have a bit of vintage stuff that I use Tektronic scopes 545B,310A,Kronhe Hite Osc,Phillips Variac,2 Avo(mk2) Multi testers, Heath kit Osc,Rohde Swartz's deviation meter,2 Ferrographs,and would like to have more ........greedy, greedy
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Old 10th July 2014, 07:24 AM   #20
WSJ is offline WSJ  United States
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I have a Hewlett Packard 200B Audio Oscillator like this one.
It worked the last time I powered it up. It needs a new home.
If anyone wants it let me know.

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I have a HP 400H it needs a new home too. It makes a great amplifier for the bench.
Mine looks like this one.
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