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blues junkie

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Looking for a very good EF86 for my Clubman what are some recommendations and who should I contact.I talked to Bob at Eurotubes and he had nothing also Lordvalve had nothing either.So who's the guy to call?
THANKS.
CHUCK.
 

michael30

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The Dario Miniwatt is a pretty good deal. I've done some good deals on ebay. There is always a risk buying from unknown vendors but if you take the time to study the subject and learn to read between the lines you'll save a lot of money.

Michael
 

ducmike

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Mike at KCA will be able to help you. The Dario is an excellent EF86, and Mike has a good price on them.
 

big mike

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Originally posted by ducmike
Mike at KCA will be able to help you. The Dario is an excellent EF86, and Mike has a good price on them.
I got one from Mike for my Z28, and it's great.
 

Blue Strat

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Originally posted by ducmike
Mike at KCA will be able to help you. The Dario is an excellent EF86, and Mike has a good price on them.
I've sold a couple hundred of these to Z owners (and others) with very good results.
 

PUCKBOY99

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Originally posted by blues junkie
Looking for a very good EF86 for my Clubman what are some recommendations and who should I contact.I talked to Bob at Eurotubes and he had nothing also Lordvalve had nothing either.So who's the guy to call?
THANKS.
CHUCK.
Hey Chuck.....check your PMs:D
 

heybulldog

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any suggestions for an 86 that would darken up my clubman. i have a re branded mullard in there now and it seems to be a little unstable- mostly sounds good but sometimes gets bright and gainy for no reason.
 

Killa-B

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Try a used Telefunken. You can find them on ebay for cheap, and they last a very very long time. I had some objection to the brightness I was getting with the mesh plate mullard tubes in a DC30. The Telefunken just wiped that out instantly, and I liked the tone much better--smoother overdrive. Hard to find a microphonic tele.
 

heybulldog

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is there a new production 86 that is darker sounding that i can use untill i find some teles here in the US?. evrything on ebay now is overseas and in large groups! thanx
 

Killa-B

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I got most of mine from German guys on ebay. Great deals on great tubes. I could list many good German tube sellers if you'd like (PM me).

I'm sure Mike from KCA can find you one also.
 

Killa-B

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Originally posted by ducmike
Killa's right about the Tele. Hey Killa, I posted my review in the original thread. The Tele is noticabley darker than the Dario, it's very smooth and has a little more gain.

https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?threads/108067
Glad you liked it Mike! If you want to take it a step further, search for the premium Tele EF86, the EF806. I bought a couple new in the box from German ebay guys for about $70 a piece. Less noise, and maybe a tad brighter. Most love those tubes in the old mics that use the 86s.
 




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