Tubes (was OT: Televisions)
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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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