Post by gretsch6120 on Feb 1, 2018 11:36:45 GMT -7
I'm ready to put a little money into some tubes for my RxEs and just wanted some opinions on pre amp tubes. I'll be going with some new JJ's for the el-84's and perhaps try something different for the 12ax7's. Anyone have a suggestion or two
my experience with tubes has been that once I try a bunch of different tubes I typically like the ones that Dr Z recommends for use in his amps. After all, he is the Doctor . . . .
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Post by gretsch6120 on Feb 5, 2018 12:48:01 GMT -7
Thanks for the input guys! I just got some JJ's in the mail, it had sovtek's in it. I just swapped out the two 12AX7's and the middle tube (I guess its the pi) it has heat shrink on it so I have no idea what type of tube it is, I'm guessing its the EF86?
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