Sovtek Mig 100. What tubes should I buy?

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  1. old-crony

    old-crony Member

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    Ive never had to buy tubes before. but now is the time, and I want the best tone possible. So I come to you guys for answers. Its a Sovtek Mig 100, right now it has Sovtek brand tubes in it. I can post more details tonight if requested. I play a Fender Jazzmaster & a PRS Santana SE. I want a good clean fat tone. Thanks
     
  2. Reeek

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    I doubt they are still available in matched quads but it sounds like you would be well suited with a matched quad of JAN Philips 7581A's.

    Mike at www.kcanostubes.com used to have them but I think his stock is depleting.

    I'm sure you'll get many more replies regarding new production tubes. I'm just not experienced with those.

    Good luck!
     
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    New stuff - JJ's
     
  4. rooster

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    Agreed. With the crappy sounding OT's on the Sovtek amps, it's not worth the price of old-stock tubes. That's my opinion, of course, YMMV.

    rooster.
     
  5. Blue Strat

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    I'd go with upgraded new production tubes. The Tung Sol Reissue 12AX7s are quite toneful as are the Groove Tubes 6L6GEs or SED 6l6GCs.

    The 7581As (thank's Reek) are gone, probably forever.
     

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