Wanted: 6SN7 Tubes.

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Wanted: 6SN7 Tubes.

Post by JohnG » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:19 pm

I have two Electro Harmonix 6NS7EH Tubes on the 845's.
I am intrigued by the idea of rolling tubes, as I only require two 6SN7 Tubes, this would be a good place to start.
Any tubes out there that might be made available, that would offer a alternative SQ to the above tubes ?

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Re: Wanted: 6SN7 Tubes.

Post by acorn » Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:00 pm

PM, Sent

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Re: Wanted: 6SN7 Tubes.

Post by IslandPink » Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:24 pm

I have a handful of nice ones like RCA or Brimar in a box upstairs - however , used, some probably good, some marginal or not balanced. I haven't really touched them since I had the WAD 2A3 amp years ago. I can only check filament resistance myself, let me know if you have any interest and I will check through them.
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Re: Wanted: 6SN7 Tubes.

Post by IslandPink » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:39 pm

Change your sockets to Loctal and buy these instead ! :
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/22-PIECES-NO ... SwIjJZOiBq
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Re: Wanted: 6SN7 Tubes.

Post by little eddy » Thu Sep 13, 2018 3:29 pm

I tried a lot with used in my Rocky amp. Ended up using Kenrad VT-231 with 'black' glass (but can't believe the prices currently on e-bay).

I also tried I think some Russian 6H8C if I'm not mistaken. I didn't like them but they may suit.

I probably have a fair number of different ones if you want to PM me. Would be easy to try if you're close to Manchester.

May be worth watching these: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/6sn7gt-ken-r ... Sw0c9bg8-u
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Re: Wanted: 6SN7 Tubes.

Post by JohnG » Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:02 am

Thank you all
I,m looking at all the suggestions.
I,ll have a further talks on the subject with the new info.

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