Can I run these? 5R4GY & 5R4WGA

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  1. Red Planet

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    I have an amp that is set up to run 5Y3,GZ34, and 5U4 rectifiers with many different Power Tube Types.

    Can I use a 5R4GY or 5R4WGA in my Amp?

    I recently came into two RCA 5Y3GY's and a Chattam Electronics 5R4WGA and wanted to give them a try.
     
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    Yes, they'll be similar to 5U4GBs with a touch more sag at high volume levels.
     
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    Cool this Chattam 5R4WGA is a bullet proof looking Tube. The Base is huge and the innards look haevy duty.
     
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