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Post by terminalvertigo » Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:18 pm

good guide  :)
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Post by knathan » Sat Feb 28, 2009 1:07 pm

Great info-thanks.
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Post by shabba bukes » Mon May 25, 2009 1:10 am

My jcm800 seems to have shit itself!!

Will give this guide a whirl and see what happens! Not to bad at soldering and can read a schematic....so if changing a few tubes doesnt work, i might open it up and have a look around. Just try not to do too much damage heh. And i am an electrician, so i know all about electrical safety

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Post by noirengineer » Fri Sep 04, 2009 9:29 am

Jay wrote:The local electronics shop I use for the occasional need it quick part has a giant tube tester in the store that you can use still.  Pretty cool...  I also used to have an old Elenco (?) unit I bought at a Goodwill but I don't know what happened to it.  :(  Of course not being able to match tubes makes them sort of pointless to a degree but you can sort out bad tubes with them I guess.  In any case, they're cool looking things that's for sure.

does anyone know of a similar place in NJ or NY that offer this kind of service (tube tester, etc.)

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Post by blueavenger » Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:00 am

noirengineer wrote:
Jay wrote:The local electronics shop I use for the occasional need it quick part has a giant tube tester in the store that you can use still.  Pretty cool...  I also used to have an old Elenco (?) unit I bought at a Goodwill but I don't know what happened to it.  :(  Of course not being able to match tubes makes them sort of pointless to a degree but you can sort out bad tubes with them I guess.  In any case, they're cool looking things that's for sure.

does anyone know of a similar place in NJ or NY that offer this kind of service (tube tester, etc.)
I hate to say "When I was a kid!" But when I was a kid, the local drug store had one in it... And they sold some tubes! It's like, I don't know, people don't have tube driven electronics anymore or something!

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Post by skip » Fri Jan 29, 2010 11:21 am

pm'd you brad- got an issue
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Post by Pacafeliz » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:36 am

cool!

i'm gonna go after a tremolux head that keeps blowing fuses. sure hope it's an easy fix!

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