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Postby AndyW on Tue Jun 26, 2001 3:17 pm

I was just wondering how long most of your power tubes last? I have 4 Tesla E34LS' in my Hiwatt DR103. My amp settings stay the same for practice or gigging because I use a Hotplate. Unless I drop them or bang the amp around to much when it's moved the tubes seem to last 6 to 8 months easily. Am I lucky or is this pretty common?
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Re: Tube Live

Postby AndyW on Tue Jun 26, 2001 3:18 pm

The topic should read Tube Life!
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Re: Tube Live

Postby superbass on Tue Jun 26, 2001 4:27 pm

I'm using Svetlana EL34's on a Marshall. It's almost always running at nearly full volume. I change the tubes once a year or immediately when they start to sound bad. :D
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