Tubes in Sub Zero Temps

Discussion in 'Amps/Cabs Tech Corner: Amplifier, Cab & Speakers' started by Jujo, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. Jujo

    Jujo Supporting Member

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    I got some tubes mailed to me and they sat in 10 degree weather for almost 24hrs. How long should I wait to open the box and use them?
     
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    RussB low rent hobbyist Silver Supporting Member

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    12.5 damnit. :argue

    Just let them reach room temp. That shouldn't take more than 30 minutes.
     
  4. Jujo

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    Cool thank guys
     
  5. Blues_N_Rock

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    Now that is what I call "cryogenically treated" tubes.
     
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    Back in the day car radios used tubes. I've never heard of any problems due to cold. But that was before my time. My brother had a 50 Merk and a 56 F-100 both had working radios and both were from Minnesota. It used to get cold in Minnesota.
     
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    Put them in the microwave and warm them up they should be ready in 30 seconds. Or you can wait till they reach room temp
     

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