----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian White GM3SEK" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 2:45 AM
Subject: Re: [Amps] 833A/GU-48 x4 Amp support
> Carl wrote:
>>Sockets that cost 2X the tube are ridiculous, especially Russian
> American surplus too!
> But it's only to be expected, because far fewer sockets have ever been
> manufactured compared with the numbers of tubes. A commercial amplifier
> may use several replacement tubes during its long lifetime, all in the
> same socket.
> Amateurs are about the only users who require sockets and tubes in
> numbers much closer to 1:1.
> 73 from Ian GM3SEK
Agree Ian but there do seem to be dealers in Eastern EU with large
quantities of GU-81M sockets, new and used. Maybe its become an audiophool
It certainly hasnt reached the extremes of some Eimac sockets however.
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