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Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers

Discussion in 'Headphone Amps (full-size)' started by joydivisi0n, Jul 23, 2013.
  1. attmci
    There is a new tube dealer born every min. :)
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  2. TK16
    I want you to try any GE tube you have next, want to see if my theory of last tube in is the best ever. Seriously the D getter ECC82's Heerlen tubes are that good.
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  3. Wes S
    Sorry, can't help you on that one, as I don't have a single G.E. tube. in the house. I could only imagine the difference between the two, would be night vs. day. :wink:
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  4. bcowen
    You are obviously a man with astute wisdom. This may be bothersome though to @TK16 as GE's are some of his favorites. :stuck_out_tongue:
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  5. TK16
    Don't know about that, I recently took apart my GE dishwasher to make sure there were no GE tubes in it. Was worse than I thought, it has LM E 2C51's square getters. That explains why the dishwasher is scolding hot.
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  6. bcowen
    My dishwasher's name is Mary. Same last name as mine though. :smiley::smile:
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  7. bcowen
    If anybody has been looking for one of these, now's your chance. These Hickok Meldrums are super rare -- in fact I think this is the only one in existence. :slight_smile:

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  8. TK16
    Auction for that went unsold yesterday, amazing some of the prices I have seen on vintage stuff. Tubes, testers etc.
  9. Ripper2860
    Yes. Yes. And Yes. :slight_smile:
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  10. Wes S
    Awesome! They are killer tubes! The transparency is unreal, and the headphones just disappear, with that tube.
  11. Wes S
    Just to elaborate a bit on the 58' Holland Long Plate D foil getter, if I could use only one word, it would be organic. This tube is just right for me, and is not quite as airy as the 7316, with a bit more weight and depth, in the lower mids and bass, while still being just as resolving. There is not a hint of harshness and I can listen to this tube all day long. The Holland long plate foil d getter 58', is a killer tube, and hangs with all the greats for sure.

    Current tube 12au7/ECC82 tube rankings -

    CBS/Hytron 5814a 50's bent getter = 7316 long plate foil d getter = Brimar CV4034 = Mullard ECC82 Blackburn long plate square getter = Sylvania Gold Brand or JHS 5814a triple mica grey plate square getter = Amperex ECC82 long plate foil d getter = Brimar 56' ECC82 square getter

    All tied for #1, so take your pic depending on your mood, as they are all killer tubes.

    I love the 12au7!
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2019
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  12. Wes S
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2019
  13. TK16
    Got my replacement 57 Heerlen ECC82 in. Tested slightly better then the bad tube @ 510-1,500.
    New one 2,150-2,125. Still have not heard back from that seller for a return, I'd never buy from that guy again, linked seller earlier in the thread.
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  14. gardibolt
    Yes my last transaction with him he tried to palm off a Sylvania as a Tung Sol; when I complained and he agreed to exchange I got another Sylvania. His website is a fun read, but never again.

    The Bugle Boy talk is making me think of putting my 1958s in to replace the 7316s finally. I like the sound on them as well.
    Last edited: Aug 26, 2019
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  15. Wes S
    I actually prefer that ECC82 Holland to the 7316, as it has stronger bass, and a little more weight to the sound.

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