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Old 15th May 2003, 12:56 AM   #1
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Thumbs down cheap tubes are just not worth it

i could of got the more pricy one but no i wanted to save a buck
if you look in the pic you can see one of the plates glowing red not good.and the filement looks to a little brighter. yet my old ones work fine. im looking at a bias ajustment right? i only paid
19$ for the set and there matched
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Old 15th May 2003, 12:58 AM   #2
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Old 15th May 2003, 01:00 AM   #3
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or is it i just never looked at them in the dark hmm

hmm kinda has purple rings to top and bottom cool
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You mean they have purple rings around when they are on???
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na ill just keep em for testers. im going to pick up the one's i wanted thursday. ill likelly need to bias them
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ya when there on looks kinda cool

purple haze
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If they're glowing with purple when they're on, the the tubes are gassy, which they should not be... Unless these are thyratrons or regulators, which I doubt they are judging by their configuration and the fact that you are biasing them.
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there 6l6 gb's in push pull but i did replace the rectifier to

i didnt bias them yet
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ill see if i can get a pic with the purple haze so you can judge it
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