JCM 800 2203 tubes: what are you using?

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  1. BobVigo

    BobVigo New Member

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    What brand tubes? I’m building one and hoping to get some on a XMas sale.
     
  2. anitoli

    anitoli Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    EHX 12ax7's and EL34's.
     
  3. EADGBE

    EADGBE Well-Known Member

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    JJ EL34 and Sovtek 12AX7LPS.
     
  4. Kolanti

    Kolanti Active Member

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    still the stock that came from the reissue. What preamp tubes can I put to have earlier break up? Or in general more dirty tone?
     
  5. Rockat

    Rockat Member Silver Supporting Member

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    Tungsol EL34B great full sound. Recommended!
     
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    pedecamp Well-Known Member

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    I like Groove Tube EL34M, produce smooth distortion and even tone.
     
  7. AndyD

    AndyD Active Member

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    I have ordinary JJEL34s and Chinese preamp tubes in my 2103. Sounds fab.
     
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    K2JLX Well-Known Member Gold Supporting Member

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    those are in mine too, A+
     
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    dptone5 Well-Known Member

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    Mullard Reissues. Love them in my 800 and 2555.
     
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    Far Rider Hendrixian VIP Member

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    Mullard across the board.
     
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