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angelod307

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Post Mon Aug 20, 2012 9:17 pm

tube testers

so with all these tubes i am starting to collect, i think it is time for a tester. what kind should i keep an eye out for? what should i avoid? anyone want to sell me one or even better give me one...haha....thanks guys and gals....
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Post Mon Aug 20, 2012 10:37 pm

Re: tube testers

I got my eye on this one. I have heard good things about it.
http://www.maximatcher.com/
This one is more popular
http://www.amplitrex.com/index.html
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Post Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:36 pm

Re: tube testers

Look on eBay there are a lot of them there and you can get a good old one for about $35 that will test just about anything you will run into. Make sure it comes with a owners manual and a TUBE CHART.
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Post Mon Aug 20, 2012 11:54 pm

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DaveS wrote:Look on eBay there are a lot of them there and you can get a good old one for about $35 that will test just about anything you will run into. Make sure it comes with a owners manual and a TUBE CHART.

So true but make sure they have been calibrated and tested.
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Post Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:28 pm

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Here ya go Angelo- plenty of others on eBay too.... $35 dollars would be a great deal on any working unit thaty covers a full range of tubes---

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sencore-TC109-Mighty-Mite-KT88-6L6-6BQ5-6DJ8-EL34-6SN7-12AX7-Tube-Tester-/170899921650?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item27ca6ddaf2#ht_16679wt_1271
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angelod307

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Post Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:33 pm

Re: tube testers

Chauss wrote:Here ya go Angelo- plenty of others on eBay too.... $35 dollars would be a great deal on any working unit thaty covers a full range of tubes---

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sencore-TC109-Mighty-Mite-KT88-6L6-6BQ5-6DJ8-EL34-6SN7-12AX7-Tube-Tester-/170899921650?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item27ca6ddaf2#ht_16679wt_1271



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Post Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:50 am

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angelod307 wrote:
Chauss wrote:Here ya go Angelo- plenty of others on eBay too.... $35 dollars would be a great deal on any working unit thaty covers a full range of tubes---

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sencore-TC109-Mighty-Mite-KT88-6L6-6BQ5-6DJ8-EL34-6SN7-12AX7-Tube-Tester-/170899921650?pt=Vintage_Electronics_R2&hash=item27ca6ddaf2#ht_16679wt_1271



your my new hero now.....snipe is coming.....

Looks like a good one. Good luck!
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