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Tubes and Summer Heat

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by jamison162, May 24, 2011.

  1. jamison162

    jamison162 Member

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    Well, I found my missing quad of TAD 6V6's that I've been missing for a few weeks now. I totally forgot that I put them in the glove box of my 4Runner when heading out of town to play a festival back on April 15th. They've been in there ever since. It's just starting to heat up in FLorida....I don't guess they've suffered any damage left inside a hot vehicle all day...no more than being lit up with 400 volts huh??? I'll try them out soon. Just thought I'de ask...silly me.
     
  2. TweeDLX

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    I would imagine a tube can take the heat. :)
     
  3. Timbre Wolf

    Timbre Wolf GoldMember Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Tubes can take more heat than the plastics in a SUV. So if your 4Runner isn't running down the drain, they're still okay.

    - Thom
     
  4. Brazen

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    LOL nice.
     
  5. Blues Power

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    youll be fine, they can take a licken and keep on ticken

    most folks dont realize that back in they day tubes were used in some of the harshest enviornments
    such as all of WWI and WWII air craft, navy ships, subs, navagation equiptment,
    communication gear and the like. theyre pretty rugged devices. but just dont drop them on a cement floor or let your dog or cat slap them around the house.
     
  6. jamison162

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    True, true. Keyword here is "back in the day".
     

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