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Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Dennis47 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:17 pm

I recently obtained a 2011 CarverFest tube amp.
Now I'm looking for a matched set of 6AX7 NOS vacuum tubes.
I've tried the various tube stores listed on the internet, but they all seem to be out of stock.
I'm not interested in Russian or Chinese tubes, just a set of vintage NOS.

If anyone has a suggestion as to where I might find a set please contact me.... [-o< [-o< [-o<

Thanks...
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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by BarryG » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:38 pm

You may want to ask Kevin (Kve777). I get my tubes from him!

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Dennis47 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 8:03 am

BarryG,

Thanks for the recommendation.

I contacted Kve777, but no luck.... ](*,)

Anyone else have a lead on NOS 6AX7 tubes?
PL 4000 II / PL 400 II (2) / PL 5100 II / PL 6000 II
PL 7000 II / PL 1000 w/JVD mod (2) / PL 1000 II (2) / PL 1100 II
Carver C-1 w/BillD mod / C-11 / 4000t /M-1.0t MKII opt 002 (2)
M-500t MKII (Daddyjt) / 2011 Carverfest tube amp
M-1.0t / M-1.5t (2) / TFM-15 / TFM-22 (2) / TFM-24 (2) /TFM-45 (2)
CT-17 / HR-752 / DPL-33 / TD-1400 / TD-1700 / TDR-2400
TX-11a / TX-12 / DTL-100 / SDA-490t (2) / TML-3600
Thorens 316 / Roberts 770X (2) / ADC SS3 MKII / TEAC C-1
Teac/ A-3340S (rebuilt) / Altec Model 14 / JBL L88
Polk SDA SRS / Polk SDA SRS 2.3 (XO upgrade)
Polk SDA-2B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 12 & Monitor 5jr.
Polk Monitor 10B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 7C (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor Series 2 SW6 sub

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by BrianT » Sun Apr 01, 2018 2:08 pm

You could mod it to run AX7 tubes, a lot easier to come by.
msbean (mike) should have the wiring changes that you have to do.

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by mbskeam » Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:34 pm

for 12ax7
wire to pin 4
jumper pin 4.5
wire to pin 9
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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by mbskeam » Sun Apr 01, 2018 5:37 pm

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SILVER 7's
Amazing Line Source
2 SVS PB16 SUBS
#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
WTL Amadeus GTA+DV DRT XV-1t
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Dennis47 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:26 am

@mbskeam,

Thank you for your generosity in sharing the wiring mod... =D> =D> =D>
PL 4000 II / PL 400 II (2) / PL 5100 II / PL 6000 II
PL 7000 II / PL 1000 w/JVD mod (2) / PL 1000 II (2) / PL 1100 II
Carver C-1 w/BillD mod / C-11 / 4000t /M-1.0t MKII opt 002 (2)
M-500t MKII (Daddyjt) / 2011 Carverfest tube amp
M-1.0t / M-1.5t (2) / TFM-15 / TFM-22 (2) / TFM-24 (2) /TFM-45 (2)
CT-17 / HR-752 / DPL-33 / TD-1400 / TD-1700 / TDR-2400
TX-11a / TX-12 / DTL-100 / SDA-490t (2) / TML-3600
Thorens 316 / Roberts 770X (2) / ADC SS3 MKII / TEAC C-1
Teac/ A-3340S (rebuilt) / Altec Model 14 / JBL L88
Polk SDA SRS / Polk SDA SRS 2.3 (XO upgrade)
Polk SDA-2B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 12 & Monitor 5jr.
Polk Monitor 10B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 7C (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor Series 2 SW6 sub

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Zoot Horn » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:57 pm

I believe the tube store has them,, tubestore.com

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Dennis47 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:09 am

@ Zoot Horn,

NOS 6AX7s are out of stock...
only Russian Voskhod 6N2P-eB are available @ tubestore.com

Thanks for trying... #-o
PL 4000 II / PL 400 II (2) / PL 5100 II / PL 6000 II
PL 7000 II / PL 1000 w/JVD mod (2) / PL 1000 II (2) / PL 1100 II
Carver C-1 w/BillD mod / C-11 / 4000t /M-1.0t MKII opt 002 (2)
M-500t MKII (Daddyjt) / 2011 Carverfest tube amp
M-1.0t / M-1.5t (2) / TFM-15 / TFM-22 (2) / TFM-24 (2) /TFM-45 (2)
CT-17 / HR-752 / DPL-33 / TD-1400 / TD-1700 / TDR-2400
TX-11a / TX-12 / DTL-100 / SDA-490t (2) / TML-3600
Thorens 316 / Roberts 770X (2) / ADC SS3 MKII / TEAC C-1
Teac/ A-3340S (rebuilt) / Altec Model 14 / JBL L88
Polk SDA SRS / Polk SDA SRS 2.3 (XO upgrade)
Polk SDA-2B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 12 & Monitor 5jr.
Polk Monitor 10B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 7C (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor Series 2 SW6 sub

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Zoot Horn » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:08 pm

Dennis,, that is what I have in my cf amp,,the 6n2p-eb

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Dennis47 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:35 pm

@ Zoot Horn,

I have both Russian Voskhod 6H2N and Chinese 6N2 Peking matched pairs.
To me the 6H2N are mid-range heavy with a too forward soundstage, although
they seem to have slight advantage over the 6N2 in detail and soundstage width.
I seem to think the 6n2 sound more to my liking, but still leave me wanting
more, thus my hunt for an upgraded NOS 6AX7 pair.

Do you happen to know how the 6H2N compares with the 6N2P-eB?
PL 4000 II / PL 400 II (2) / PL 5100 II / PL 6000 II
PL 7000 II / PL 1000 w/JVD mod (2) / PL 1000 II (2) / PL 1100 II
Carver C-1 w/BillD mod / C-11 / 4000t /M-1.0t MKII opt 002 (2)
M-500t MKII (Daddyjt) / 2011 Carverfest tube amp
M-1.0t / M-1.5t (2) / TFM-15 / TFM-22 (2) / TFM-24 (2) /TFM-45 (2)
CT-17 / HR-752 / DPL-33 / TD-1400 / TD-1700 / TDR-2400
TX-11a / TX-12 / DTL-100 / SDA-490t (2) / TML-3600
Thorens 316 / Roberts 770X (2) / ADC SS3 MKII / TEAC C-1
Teac/ A-3340S (rebuilt) / Altec Model 14 / JBL L88
Polk SDA SRS / Polk SDA SRS 2.3 (XO upgrade)
Polk SDA-2B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 12 & Monitor 5jr.
Polk Monitor 10B (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor 7C (XO upgrade)
Polk Monitor Series 2 SW6 sub

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by Zoot Horn » Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:04 pm

Really have not rolled anything in my cf amp other than output tubes,, the new production cryoed Mullard s sounded best with some Chinese tubes coming in second,, believe it or not,,, the only other thing I have done is to change the stock caps, one one amp I used auricaps. And the other,some Russian k 40’s iirc,, both sound pretty good. Good luck in your search

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Re: Wanted: NOS 6AX7 tubes

Post by kve777 » Sun Jun 03, 2018 6:53 am

A quad of vintage Tung-Sol 6AX7's are on eBay, https://www.ebay.com/itm/Radio-Tubes-6A ... 8091!US!-1
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