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Re: [Amps] 833A/GU-48 x4 Amp support

To: "Ian White GM3SEK" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Amps] 833A/GU-48 x4 Amp support
From: "Carl" <>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:34:28 -0500
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From: "Ian White GM3SEK" <>
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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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