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 Forum: Rectifier Series   Topic: Roadster - volume cut issue using tube rectification

Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:55 am 

Replies: 4
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... I bought the amp in July 2015. I'm using 6L6 preferred series (tube store), Mesa 5U4GB rectifiers and the following 12ax7's: V1 - tung-sol V2 - mullard cv4004 V3 - gold lion ecc83 standard (china?) V4 - preferred series (tube store) V5 - shuguang B V6 - sovtek lps Last night I replaced the gold ...

 Forum: Rectifier Series   Topic: Roadster - volume cut issue using tube rectification

Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:47 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 1264


... I bought the amp in July 2015. I'm using 6L6 preferred series (tube store), Mesa 5U4GB rectifiers and the following 12ax7's: V1 - tung-sol V2 - mullard cv4004 V3 - gold lion ecc83 standard (china?) V4 - preferred series (tube store) V5 - shuguang B V6 - sovtek lps Last night I replaced the gold ...

 Forum: Vintage Amps (Before 1991)   Topic: Quick MK III preamp tube question

Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 5:30 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 1453


... 70's Tungsram's and mid 60's long plate Mullards in various places in my Mk3. V1 for overall tone and in V3 for the lead. The long plate style mullard proved too bright and slightly microphonic in V1 - a feature of the long plates and other bits I believe. I tried it in v3 and it was very rich ...

 Forum: Mark V   Topic: what tubes are being used by Mesa now?

Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 2:04 am 

Replies: 10
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well, new product aren't better reliable tone tube as it was at tube's age, new sensor best are tung sol and maybe mullard made by russian sovtek factory the rest is awfull!

better get old used tubes

 Forum: Classifieds   Topic: FT FS - Telefunken & Tungsram 12ax7 ecc83

Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:28 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 712


So I'm pretty much done tube rolling for the exception of buying a NOS Mullard long plate or I61 codes made by phillips labled Mullard, Siemens, Valvo or Amperex. I have a NOS telefunken (smooth plate) and NOS Tungsram for sale or for trade for a Mullard like ...

 Forum: Mark Series   Topic: Mesa Mark IIC+ preamp tubes

Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 6:23 am 

Replies: 9
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... matched triode tubes are the most reliable on tone from new production for pre amp, JJ are awefull , ice picky very powerfull without details, mullard 12 ax7 are not bad, but far from NOS tone quality , sovtek are sovtek, not bad not great, LPS serie is great as PI, EH are i think the weakiest ...

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Alternate for GT 12AX7-Mullard. Need suggestions

Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2015 4:53 pm 

Replies: 2
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Yes, I know all about the infamous GT 12AX7 M (Mullard clone :roll: )from the early 2000s and their horrible reliability. I recently bought another one of these from Sweetwater to try in my Mesa 5:25 Express Plus combo and I love the tone I get ...

 Forum: Dual Caliber   Topic: Can't clean up my DC-5's lead channel with volume roll back

Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 2:53 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 3963


... au7 ! gain stage is located between the 2 triodes of V2 , would be better to experimenting highter transconductance tube there , like a cv4000's, mullard genius at7 ! my opinion

 Forum: Mark V   Topic: Mesa tubes or others? Full re-tube, what to buy?

Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 6:56 pm 

Replies: 26
Views: 4908


... out there with all kinds of opinions. FWIW ive heard plenty good things about the Tung-Sol Reissue 12ax7 for v1, low noise high gain, also the mullard RI, but from what ive read those tend to be a little noisier. as for the power section, the consensus seems to be Winged C SED Svetlana. Although ...

 Forum: Dual Caliber   Topic: DC5b volume mod...with pics!

Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 5:09 am 

Replies: 6
Views: 1892


... forever-sustain. second triode is 12au7, can't bear any reissues in V1 or 12at7, it slow the signal , to tame the clean chanel gain, i use CV4004, mullard at7 in V4, and i get great results! i recently swapped rectifier slow regular diodes to uf5408, and this amp came to life

 Forum: Rack Pieces   Topic: What NOS tubes suggestions for Triaxis?

Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:21 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1386


dude awesome selection of tubes you have....try the raytheon in v1(do you have a blackplate)or the mullard shortplate... my current set is v1-mullard,,, v2-jj,,,,v3-penta labs...v-4 tung sol,,,v-5 mullard,,,,,,this is my 33rd tube roll and so far the best sounding... lately ...

 Forum: Electra Dyne   Topic: Mullards?

 Post subject: Re: Mullards?
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 7:09 pm 

Replies: 11
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Search feature is your friend....my friend 8)

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 Forum: Mark Series   Topic: High gain preamp tubes on markiii

Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 12:09 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 1640


... sovtek 6l6's & Mesa 416's. I am now using brand new, fresh out of the package, Mesa 420 6l6's and =C= el34's. It had a SPAX in V1, I tried a mullard reissue - way too much fizz and no sparkle compared to the SPAX. Next, I tried what my black dot Mark lll likes, an Amperex Bugle Boy and that ...

 Forum: Vintage Amps (Before 1991)   Topic: The Mark III is awesome

 Post subject: Re: The Mark III is awesome
Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:58 am 

Replies: 49
Views: 7155


... use V1 thru V4. Been dying to ask ya and now seems like the time. Sorry to hijack this thread. Here ya go: http://www.kcanostubes.com/content/nos-mullard-cv4024-12at7 I used to buy them from Doug's but he's out of stock. :shock:

 Forum: Tubes   Topic: Triaxis tubes

 Post subject: Re: Triaxis tubes
Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:29 am 

Replies: 11
Views: 2609


... called "retubing a 1:90 a triaxis" or something like that. Pretty cool answers there. PErsonnaly I like : 5751 in V1 (RCA) 12AT7 in V2 (mullard CV4024) 12AX7 in V3 (Mullard RI) 12AX7 in V4 (Phillips JAN) 12AX7 in V5 (can't remember, EH probably). This way you have clean cleans (12AT7), ...
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