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post #3271 of 4253
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Originally Posted by rosgr63 View Post

A custom made one getting built soon.

A pair of either 310A or 310B or 328A will be the drivers.

Well then, I'll just go and stand in your line...wink.gif

post #3272 of 4253
Thread Starter 

I thought we were friends!   frown.gif

post #3273 of 4253

You walk a very inspiring path...

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post #3274 of 4253
Thread Starter 

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained.......

post #3275 of 4253

Dogs & Cats are overrated. If I had 2359glenn-like skills, I'd have a basement tongue_smile.giffull of glass and iron.

post #3276 of 4253

http://www.ebay.com/itm/GE-pair-6SN7GT-ECC32-silverplatetested-extra-strong-/140926041362

 

What might these be?  I can't say I've seen such a plate color before, and the style looks Brimar/Mullard.

post #3277 of 4253

Don't know about the seller's testing method, but those are relatively early meaning they can take more than 450 on the plate. I've seen later G.E.s which cannot handle ~500vdc anode volts without some plate 'blushing' which of course can release elemental deposits in the anode, thus ruining the vacuum.
 

post #3278 of 4253
Thread Starter 

They actually look like 6SL7 22mm type plates, not ECC32 or 6SN7.

post #3279 of 4253

6SL7 would be logical, I didn't think of that.

post #3280 of 4253
Thread Starter 

I have a few 6SL7's with exactly the same plates.

The seller was thinking about ECC35 and 6SL7.

 

BTW I tried the RFT 6H8C 1954 vintage with the wide plates and it sounded very nice with my Glenn OTL.

post #3281 of 4253

Stavros, which headphones have you been using with Glenn's OTL?

post #3282 of 4253
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I mostly use my Grado SR325is and occasionally, Maestro GMP400 or DT880.

 

The Grado easily reveal noisy tubes.

post #3283 of 4253

Are your DT880's the 600ohm version Stavros?  I've been wondering how great the GR amps sound when used with the types of headphones they are best suited for.

post #3284 of 4253

What should one do if a tube is arcing during warm-up?

post #3285 of 4253

take a video of it.

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