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In Reply to: RE: I'm thinking no posted by zacster on January 19, 2017 at 16:05:39:
Not exactly. Tube life is like 1/2 a bell curve. At 75% the tube may fall off good readings fast without warning. A 75% tube also can sound a bit soft losing the great sonics of a newer tube. So you would be better with a true 5751 vs a weak 12AX7.
BTW- I do not buy used tubes. I do not know what I am getting. The tube can read good today & fall off to weak in 500 hours use or less.
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Topic - This might be a dumb question but that's my specialty - Permanent Waves 14:14:59 01/19/17 (9)
- RE: This might be a dumb question but that's my specialty - Tom Bavis 08:12:13 01/20/17 (0)
- RE: This might be a dumb question but that's my specialty - DAK 15:30:16 01/19/17 (0)
- I'm thinking no - E-Stat 14:51:43 01/19/17 (6)
- RE: I'm thinking no - zacster 16:05:39 01/19/17 (5)