Tubes (was OT: Televisions)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Tue Feb 16 18:42:36 CST 2010

On 16 Feb 2010 at 16:30, David Griffith wrote:

> Slightly related is the subject of tubes in radios.  I get a kick out
> of using tube radios.  One big problem though is that there is no
> source of brand-new tubes anymore.  It's all new-old-stock.  Tube-amp
> enthusiasts have a ready supply of newly-manufactured tubes from a
> small variety of eastern European makers, but those are almost
> entirely unsuitable for making radios.  I really wish some of these
> makers could be convinced to make new signal tubes.  I like my new-old
> Philco, but the fact that it uses loktal tubes gives me an icky
> feeling when using it.  Nobody is selling AA5 loktal lineups on ebay.

They aren't?  eBay item 180467734678 among others.


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