Billington

Somewhere to tell us of supplies who go the extra mile, or run away with your dosh.
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Billington

Post by izzy wizzy » Fri Mar 06, 2020 1:18 pm

A recommendation resulting from a few dealings with them. Always very pleasant on the phone. Delivery before they say, superb packaging. My first purchase came with a free gift of another 6AX4 to add to the 4 I bought. This time I had a faulty DW4 and even though they test before send, they were going to replace anyway. I aso had bought 2 5U4G by mistake and they were happy to swap for 2 more DW4 even though the list price was a bit higher. And before I could send them back, 3 DW4 arrived today on trust I would send the others back. Awesome service!

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Re: Billington

Post by Paul Barker » Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:06 pm

I used to know a guy (getting old can’t remember name) did their testing part time. He sold me 212’s. He was a good sort too! Jim Fish was really good to deal with but he’s retird, sold me a pair 212 too and a dozen PX4’s.
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Re: Billington

Post by izzy wizzy » Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:20 pm

That name Jim fish rings a bell. I'm sure he sold me the 813s that got my power amp saga started 15 or so years ago.

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Post by Nick » Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:49 pm

Yep, Jim was a good guy. I remember he had a 212 on display on his work bench. Was desperate to retire and play golf I seem to remember.
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Re: Billington

Post by Paul Barker » Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:56 am

Yes he let the man who worked for him finish off selling the stock.
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Re: Billington

Post by Ali Tait » Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:29 am

Remember going round to pick up some valves from him, talk about Aladdin's cave.

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Re: Billington

Post by jack » Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:45 pm

Colomor, Langrex & Billington Export are all in the small town of Billingshurst about half a mile from each other.

What is it about that place?
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