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5842 - russian ripoff

5842 - tubelab - russian ripoff

I ordered some "WE417's" from eastern europe on ebay, and they are NOT pin compatible.
I thought I'd have my amp finished today, but unfortunately I won't.

I can't find 5842's anywhere! The tubelab site says they can be found for about $10.00, but the only ones I can find are about $60 each!!

Does anyone have a source for these tubes?

thanks
 
Thanks a lot! I dont know why I didn't check there first. I just checked a bunch more sites I know of and found them for about $25.00 each.

so the russian's I was sent are 6c3p's, and I guess it's the 6c4p which is pin compat.. URG
edit - just looked that up, and the 4p's not compatible either. Why are they sold as the same thing?!?
I guess for p to p I could make it work, but this project is PCB.