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RE: I just spoke with Nick and he says 30mA for an EL34 tube in the CMII

Josh T.
When I had my Stereo 88 converted by Rogue into a Stereo 90 Magnum many years ago, Mark himself told me to bias EL34 and 6L6 and KT66 at 30 ma on the meter and KT88/KT90/KT120 at 35ma.
I never loved EL34 in the Rogue and I have a good collection of Mullard xf2. I actually like the JJ KT77 better in the Stereo 90, a pretty good sounding tube.
Now KT66 and 6L6GC, those are rocking tubes in the Rogue! Better than EL34 IMO, that's the tube you should try next. I like the GL reissue KT66 very much in my amp (much better than their KT88 which never sounded right to me despite all the love they get and I have 2 different quads) and of course the vintage GEC. Never tried the JJ KT66 but it's probably pretty good.
Enjoy the roll!


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