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Old 5th August 2012, 12:12 AM   #1
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Default I am Looking for tubes

I am sorry if this is an obvious question, but what are considered good production tubes on the market today. I have not bought tubes in a while.

I just picked up two dynaco Mark III mono block amplifiers and a pas 2 preamp. I just went through them and it looks like I will need 3, 12Ax7s and 2, 6AN8. I will eventually need 6550 Power tubes, a couple of them where a little on the week side but still passed. They are good quality USA tubes so I will keep them for now.

Anyway I am looking for good quality tubes if there still such a thing.

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Old 5th August 2012, 12:43 AM   #2
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I've had good experience with the Sovtek and JJ brands of tubes. Especially the JJ's are excellent bang for the buck.

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Old 5th August 2012, 01:51 AM   #3
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6an8 not too costly the 12ax7 are all over the map from 10 dollars to 100s of dollars for some of them . 5751 can be ok . RCA black plates is my call on american 12ax7s . The tubestore top of the page is good start.
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I have some Siemens ECC83 / 12AX7 and Sylvania 6550

Good luck with Dynaco!
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