Where do I get these weird TUBES?

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  1. mrt

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    I'v been looking around the net for about a hour..

    I'm looking for 6h2p-eb pre amp tubes.

    Anyone know where to go or call?

    Thanks
     
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  3. mrt

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    i looked there i didn't see it...
     
  4. hogy

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    That's a Russian number. Dual triode if memory serves, similar if not identical to a 12AX7.
     
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    Call Doug, Mike or Bob. I'm sure one of those guys (if not all) will know.

    (edit: that is, Dougstubes.com, kcanostubes.com, Eurotubes.com)
     
  6. mrt

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    yeah,, i know its not a 12ax7,,,

    its in a red bear amp.

    i'm just wondering if its called something else in the U.S?
     
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    Rewire it to take 12AX7's!


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  8. hogy

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    Functionally I think it is. Rewire the heaters as per rockon1's post if you can't find the original tubes. Have you tried an international ebay search?
     
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    If I had one of these thats what I would do. Open up the amp to a whole world of readily available 12AX7's! Looking at the diagram it appears very easy to do. Ive saved this diagram in case I ever pick one of these up!Bob
     
  10. 10-top

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    I dont know the answer but today i bought a RedBear mk60. OMG what a great sounding amp for a very reasonable price.
     
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    I was just going to point out that these things are all over eBay, being sold as 12AX7 replacements (but they barely tell you that you will need to rewire a little part of the amp :rolleyes: )

    They clog up searches and waste time I tell ya!
     
  13. mrt

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    BTW I really wouldn't do that mod... I had my tech guy do it and it made the amp very noisy, really buzzy..
     
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    Hi mrt,

    The Russian letter 'B' is pronounced 'V'. So if it says 'EB' on a Russian tube, it's translated to EV - thus the confusion on ebay.

    The Russians have another letter for the sound 'B', but that's a different story...
     
  16. mrt

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    good info thanks^:BEER
     
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    If your Ok with a bit of soldering you can do it in a short time yourself. Switch it back if its not to your liking! Bob
     
  18. mrt

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    Man I was on the phone with 3 different tube places today.

    Most said the 6AX7 is going to work in place of the russian 6h2p-eb???? I only can hope, if not I just lost out on 30 bucks..
     
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    dude I found a tons of them for sale on ebay for cheap like Iam talking you can get like 15 6N2P-EV TUBES for $15+ shipping
     
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    I've done it many times with no noise issues. I would have your tech guy revisit the amp.
     

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