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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2015, 12:18:23 PM »
These are also useful reads on the subject of tube longevity

"Getting the most out of Vacuum Tubes" by Robert B. Tomer

www.nj7p.info/Manuals/PDFs/Books/Tomer.pdf

Also see "Techniques to maximize Tube Life" by Gillespie  :thumbs:

www.tronola.com/Gillespie2544.pdf


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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2015, 04:09:09 PM »
Good reading! Thanks gentlemen.

Particularly the article by David Gillespie should be heeded. He has been round the block several times and knows the open manholes. Been there, have scars.
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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2016, 01:39:23 PM »
Yes good, thanks!

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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2017, 02:30:18 PM »
Great read!
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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2017, 07:46:20 PM »
Always good to know this kind of info.  :thumbs:

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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2017, 04:09:29 PM »
Very nice and informative! Makes me want to pick up the old soldering iron again!
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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2017, 04:02:53 PM »
Nice read, thanks!

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Re: Interesting read on Tube longevity.
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2017, 02:03:38 PM »
Wow, takes me back to my electronic text book.... 1976. Just dated myself.
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