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RE: Any Current Production 12xx7 Tubes Worth Buying Yet?

I have 2XGE 12AX7s($20) and 2X Sylvania 5963, 12AU7($13).

Tried the Gold Lion 12AT7 in another amp and they sounded very boring. Like to opposite of sound that would hold my interest for any length of time.

Various other current production 12XX7 tubes had glare, harshness, lack of bass response, or just sounded "distant".

So far I have only known vintage tubes to have that "just right" sound.

I cannot comment on vintage output tubes since I have never heard any, but from what I've read the current production ones are good enough that the vintage ones are most likely a huge waste of money.

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