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  Tungsol 6SL7                                                                                                                                                                        
 
That's it. I'm grabbing a few pairs for my 596 tubes. I do love TSRP's.
Visiting Pearl Harbor memorial today, in the bowels of a WWII submarine, and I spy this in the Equipment locker:



A closer inspection reveals this:





All I can think is: what would that sound like in the WA22?
 
Looks like a Sylvania 6F8G. I think. It should be good.
 
Edit: It says 6L6. I don't know if that can be used???
 
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 Maybe the Vibb Eaters Mini stops vibrations from the transformer? I had vibration problems with my WA22 when I first got it, but it's been fine since I upgraded the power cord and added a power filter. A tech I know mentioned that I could open up the top and fill the compartment with something like this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/8-LBS-Glass-Bead-MIL-3-A-20-30-grit-Coarse-Media-Reborn-Doll-Abrasive-/121836693679


The effect from Vibb Eaters is significant in my case, obviously darker background, intensive layering/ dimensional experience resulted in better imaging delivery, refer to quote below, not only absorbing vibrations but also magnetic field interference.
 
 
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"‘Vibb eaters’.... for electronic equipment.

These have a special sand mixture which leans towards the optimisation of the magnetic characteristics. They still of course offer a greater stability to the chassis of the equipment as well as absorbing vibrations but the ‘Vibb eater’ also neutralises a part of the magnetic field from the electronic equipment. You will always have to experiment to find the optimal position for the ‘Vibb eater’ but we usually find the best place to start is closest to the power cable in-let or the products transformer."
 
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 Maybe the Vibb Eaters Mini stops vibrations from the transformer? I had vibration problems with my WA22 when I first got it, but it's been fine since I upgraded the power cord and added a power filter. A tech I know mentioned that I could open up the top and fill the compartment with something like this:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/8-LBS-Glass-Bead-MIL-3-A-20-30-grit-Coarse-Media-Reborn-Doll-Abrasive-/121836693679


The effect from Vibb Eaters is significant in my case, obviously darker background, intensive layering/ dimensional experience resulted in better imaging delivery, refer to quote below, not only absorbing vibrations but also magnetic field interference.
 
 
Quoted from:
http://www.entreq.com/products/accessories-17667732
 
"‘Vibb eaters’.... for electronic equipment.

These have a special sand mixture which leans towards the optimisation of the magnetic characteristics. They still of course offer a greater stability to the chassis of the equipment as well as absorbing vibrations but the ‘Vibb eater’ also neutralises a part of the magnetic field from the electronic equipment. You will always have to experiment to find the optimal position for the ‘Vibb eater’ but we usually find the best place to start is closest to the power cable in-let or the products transformer."

Do you have any pics of them on your amp? I'm trying to get to grips with this whole concept.

I've never heard about them before.
 
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Do you have any pics of them on your amp? I'm trying to get to grips with this whole concept.

I've never heard about them before.
 
Some of my lab pics experimenting the combo WA22/ Vibb Eater and KK headphone.
 
Isn't it cute?

 
 

 
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Very cute.


It is worth a try, the Vibb Eater can be used with various components (speaker, amp, power supply etc), the effect may vary with different placement position. I have a pairs of the cute, one is sitting on the WA22, another is hiding aside the AC power supply source.
 
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I'd be just a little skeptical thinking a bag of sand could improve sq in any way, but that's just me..Enjoy
 
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  I'd be just a little skeptical thinking a bag of sand could improve sq in any way, but that's just me..Enjoy
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I think it's about stopping vibrations and therefore noise rather than direct sound quality?
 
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  I think it's about stopping vibrations and therefore noise rather than direct sound quality?

I think I will put a coaster and a beer on top to stop vibrations and see if that works.

 

 
This might work as well.
 

 

 
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 I think it's about stopping vibrations and therefore noise rather than direct sound quality?

I find it much more than just absorbing vibrations, get some chance for a try to gain and trust your own experience, that makes more sense than million of words from others.
 
Perhaps those love and sensitive to crystal may experience significant effect 
 
 

 
 

 
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I think I will put a coaster and a beer on top to stop vibrations and see if that works.

 
This might work as well.
 
This will work too .....

 

 

 

 
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How are the b65?
I've got some black base B65's on order, so will be interesting to compare to the metal base B65's.
 
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Adding additional weight changes actually resonance frequency of the system: unit + underluying base. In some cases it can be very useful (in getting better sound quality) and in some cases it will not produce any audiable result. It all depends on the existing configuration.
 
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  I've got some black base B65's on order, so will be interesting to compare to the metal base B65's.
How they compare to ecc35? be interested to know thanks.
 
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