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 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Tubes stopped at border from USA

Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:47 am 

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I recently purchased a pair of United Electronics 596 Rectifier Tubes. They were sent via the Global Shipping nonsense. They were stopped in Kentucky at one of their trans shipment points and they refused to send them to me in Canada. No explanation on why a 60 year old tube was contraband. The sell...

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Psvane Treasure mkII 300B experiences/ 5U4 suggestions

Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:10 pm 

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Is that a dead mouse on the floor? Might want to think about getting a cat :lol: Nice system! I have a Bengal cat who likes mice :). It's the slide control for the Torch light. That cheap power bar is on a separate circuit for the active vent and torch light. I have power/active, ducts/vents to hel...

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Psvane Treasure mkII 300B experiences/ 5U4 suggestions

Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 5:57 pm 

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I'll get taking to task for this but in my experience rectifier tubes have a larger impact on sound than power tubes....... That's where I would spend my money first. Flame suit on...... I don't totally agree about the rectifiers having more impact than power tubes. A lot of this depends on the arc...

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Psvane Treasure mkII 300B experiences/ 5U4 suggestions

Posted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:15 pm 

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This thread has been here for a while. I have EML 520B V3's which are a 300b on steroids and I like it a lot, I also have KR 300b's and they are very good. My Black Treasure 300b's are nice but the Czech tubes both EML and KR do have an edge in sound and probably longevity. They are also more than t...
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