Buying tubes from MF? Seriously?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs' started by fridgit, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. fridgit

    fridgit Member

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    I was pretty surprised to see that MF sells tubes! For their Tung-Sol tubes they offer a soft duet, medium duet, and hard duet? I found out that these descriptions are all in reference as to how they break up. Are they serious?
    :nono:FM:Devil

    Maybe I'm wrong, anybody ever bought tubes from MF and had it turn out okay?
     
  2. guitarded_1

    guitarded_1 Supporting Member

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    I'm surprised that you are surprised. MF has sold tubes for as long as I remember. I wouldn't buy my tubes from them, but it's no different from GC or any other store selling tubes. People need them, so they sell them. As far as soft, medium, hard...that's a pretty common way that for tube vendors to classify their offerings.

    Come to think of it, I bought a quarter of GE 6550's from MF a long time ago. Turned out fine.
     
  3. Blue Strat

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    Sure, why wouldn't they?

    Ask them about their testing process :D
     
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    Especially when the same tubes can be found for the same or less at more tube savy vendors. :BEER
     
  5. guitarded_1

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    Exactly. I'll stick with the vendor's who give a rat's ass.
     

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