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Interesting....

I'm not disputing the air ionization factor, but one would think the octal bases of the potato mashers would show the ridges we find in larger power tubes like the KT-88's: providing a Longer pathway to prevent arcing over between the pins.

There may be more to the high altitude thing than we know. Then again, I never had an opportunity to take apart the potato masher base, so I have no idea what makes that base so unique other than its size.


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  • Interesting.... - unclestu 20:11:33 03/23/14 (0)

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