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Well I've had my Scott 233 amp for about 2 years now I think and have only rarely been able to put it to use. In fact the only time this last year I used it was a a demo system for our NW gatherings.
I want that to change this coming winter when the HUGE project list is finally going to get around to building the display rack that my tube system needs:
Scott 233 amp
Scott 312 tuner
Akai M8 R2R
Pro-Ject 1.2 TT modified to look like a Thorens TD-121 table
And the other day my good friend Modge (steve) from foggy ole England sent me a WONDERFUL NOS Military issue Mullard made GZ-34 CV-1377 rectifier tube.
SO I got to thinking I might continue the new tube thing and look for some replacements.
The Amp uses the following tubes:
(4) 7591 outputs
(1) 5AR4 rectifier
The 7591A's are a mixed quad of 2 GE's and 2 Scotts (one with a damaged plastic base
the 12AX7's are all GE's All with their tin shields in place.
And the 6U8's are RCA's
I most likely can't afford any NOS Mullards or other such high end tubes. I would like to at least upgrade the outputs to a nice Quad of matching tubes.
I figure if work picks up a little this summer I can buy up the tubes and then this winter when time permits looking at some of the old caps and do a minor refresh on this great sounding old gal.
So guys what you suggest for a Guy on a budget?
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Topic - Scott 233 tube recomendations - Mark W. 14:36:32 06/26/08 (5)
- RE: Scott 233 tube recomendations - Eli Duttman 21:23:49 06/26/08 (4)