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    Which NOS 6AN8A?

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    rembrandt!


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    Post by rembrandt! Thu Oct 13, 2022 5:59 pm

    Howdy, I've got my choice of RCA, Sylvania, Admiral or Raytheon NOS 6AN8A tubes. Does anyone have any idea which to chose?
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    Big Harry


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    Post by Big Harry Thu Oct 13, 2022 6:46 pm

    There isn't much of a difference between the tubes with the exception of the Admiral tube which was produced by one of the major tube manufacturers. My preference is RCA but that is because I have a bunch of them.
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    j.click


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    Post by j.click Thu Oct 13, 2022 9:14 pm

    Why not try each one for about 30 min with familiar music and determine which one YOU prefer?
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    Post by MechEngVic Sun Oct 30, 2022 9:23 pm

    I've not listened to a 6an8a but I've listened to plenty of 6gh8a's from rca, Sylvania, and raytheon and I liked rca the best.

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