[AMRadio] WTB Tubes

gkb gkbrown at gwi.net
Mon Jan 1 06:43:42 EST 2007

Not only has tubes soared in price but transformers have also gone wild in
there prices. Try to buy a 100 watt mod tranny for $15.00, now days. Those
BIG voltage plate trannys, wow, unreal.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <W4AWM at aol.com>
To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Monday, January 01, 2007 1:00 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] WTB Tubes

> The prices folks are asking for tubes these days are the result, in the
> part, of dermands by "audiofools" who have driven the prices up.  This is
> to mention the prices sellers are getting on auction sites and just plain
> hoarding.
> The best way to deal with this is not to buy from sellers asking for the
>  Careful prowling through hamfests, classifierd ads in magazines and on
> internet will yield more reasonable prices.
> Late this summer, I found brand new, original box tubes like 6L6s, 12AT7,
> 12AU7, 12AX7, 12BY7, 5Y3, 5Rr and many others for from $2.00 to $3.00
each. There
> were NIB 6146s at Dayton for $12.00 each. There are reasonable prices out
> there.  "Let your fingers do the walking." and let these "dealers" wilt on
> vine.
> Happy New Year and 73,
> John,  W4AWM
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