Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

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Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

Post by jebco black » Fri Sep 09, 2011 7:53 pm

Has any one tried the retube kit from Eurotubes for the Single Rectifier/Solo 50 series that uses 6V6 tubes to drop the wattage to 25 watts?

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Re: Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

Post by Anomaly » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:07 pm

yeah I was wonderin' too if Boogie can run w/ 6v6 (JJ) tubes? anyone?

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Re: Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

Post by elvis » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:40 pm

Would need a significant rebias.

For a short time Groove Tubes sold underperforming 6L6 tubes as 6V6 replacements when they couldn;t get 6V6 tubes. I put a pair in my Fender amp at the time. The tubes worked fine, but the bias voltage had to be moved quite a bit. The tubes came with a big warning note about it.

I assume that if you can go one direction, you can go the other as well.
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Re: Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

Post by Anomaly » Thu Dec 08, 2011 2:51 pm

elvis wrote:Would need a significant rebias.

For a short time Groove Tubes sold underperforming 6L6 tubes as 6V6 replacements when they couldn;t get 6V6 tubes. I put a pair in my Fender amp at the time. The tubes worked fine, but the bias voltage had to be moved quite a bit. The tubes came with a big warning note about it.

I assume that if you can go one direction, you can go the other as well.
I heard JJ's could manage high voltage? that's what there using at Randall MTS amps!

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Re: Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

Post by markos » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:58 pm

Got them in my Rectoverb. They sound great. Ran KT77's for a long time and had the 6v6's laying around and gave them a shot.

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Re: Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

Post by Brian9 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 12:41 pm

I have JJ 6v6 for my RoV. I originally purchased from Eurotubes simply because the site said "Too loud? Try these..." thought it would improve bedroom volume.

Not necessarily true.

In terms of tone, the only difference was a warmer clean. I still prefer 6L6.

Also, didn't require a change in bias. Able to run safely with switch on EL34.

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Re: Eurotubes 6V6 kit for single rect

Post by Anomaly » Mon Apr 16, 2012 10:59 pm

Don't mean to hijack this thread :mrgreen:

How do you find out a 6L6 based(?) amp that can be swap with an 6v6 JJ tubes?
what about EL34 amps?

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