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RE: OK I gotta ask. Why no more 6p3se / 6n3ce for sale other than on Ebay?

I'm not an "audiophile". Its the last label I want, because most "hi end" stuff sounds dreadful.

I work on the recording end, which is the content creation end, which you eventually may end up listening to.

The soviets got given technology on lend lease during the war.
I'm not Russian but I do mix and match stuff which before the internet was impossible or difficult to do.
In my opinion nothing at all to do with "cold war", as plenty of stuff before the USSR breakup was already being resold by people like Zaerix etc.

There are some very good bits of Russian technology, particularly the stuff they continued developing when things had died in the west,- stuff like Submins from Siberia, Svetlana SPB, military transmitter valves, but not much frame grid I believe because they didn't develop this, nor the USA compactrons which were brilliant.

As a result, the best high gain frame grid stuff, even sweep tubes were made in the USA like Sylvania, Westinghouse, RCA.

Lots of that stuff is unbeatable, so sticking to one rigid idea is bound to be swept away by realising TV valves usually ended up being better, more modern, cheaper and much more reliable than anything being squeezed into a small bottle with poor quality control, uninterested staff, and indifferent aims.


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