Tube Hall Monday how did I do for $100?

ToneWitch

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I’ve been running low on pre amp tubes. Can’t order any and needed some 5881 for this Tweed Bassman I just built.

Finally found some. Offered $100 and they took it.

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Telefunken - 12AX7
Ei matched Pair - ECC83
Sovtek- 7025
Ampera? - 7025
And a new JJ - 12Ax7

Matched pair of reissue Tungsol -5881

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You did pretty good with that tube score . Considering the stupid high prices and scarcity lately . Hope this crappy situation gets better and corrected soon . Whenever I get a new amp , whether its tubes are good or not , I like to order a full new set and keep the ones I pull as spares . Bugs me that I cant do this simple task at this time , grrr !
 

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That one I can barely read is an Amperex I don’t believe it’s a bugle boy but holy crap look at that price.
 

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I’ve been running low on pre amp tubes. Can’t order any and needed some 5881 for this Tweed Bassman I just built.

Finally found some. Offered $100 and they took it.

NOS
Telefunken - 12AX7
Ei matched Pair - ECC83
Sovtek- 7025
Ampera? - 7025
And a new JJ - 12Ax7

Matched pair of reissue Tungsol -5881

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I think it was a fair price, maybe even good for all of those. Antique Electronic Supply was doing $23.00 per tube for 5881 Tung-Sol Reissues before Putin dropped a shit on the world. About $52.00 for matched pair, and the lowest price for 12AX7 was about $13.00/1. (6*13)+52=130: you paid $100! That is pretty good for these times IMO

Prices never drop so in the long run it will be a steal.🙂
 

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Don't sell those EI's short, I swapped the EI pre & power tubes out of my DSL401 & it was never the same.
 

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I’ve been running low on pre amp tubes. Can’t order any and needed some 5881 for this Tweed Bassman I just built.

Finally found some. Offered $100 and they took it.

NOS
Telefunken - 12AX7
Ei matched Pair - ECC83
Sovtek- 7025
Ampera? - 7025
And a new JJ - 12Ax7

Matched pair of reissue Tungsol -5881

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That is a great catch as long as they all test good.
 


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