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how much to pay for 7027a tubes?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by steve-o, May 10, 2002.


  1. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    how is $28 for NEW 7027a tubes
    yes you heard me right new!!
    are these the tubes to get?
    i want to buy a ampeg v-4b head.
    are there any other tubes that will produce
    more power?
    here is the site for them

    i hope you can use this

    stevetubes here
     
  2. Rock City

    Rock City

    Apr 8, 2001
    Boston,Ma
    Mopar,
    I sell those tubes for the same price, so that's about right. 7027A is the "correct" tube for the V4B, and they sound good. I converted mine to 6550 because the new 7027 was not out yet. I like the sound of mine, and it does produce about 20 more watts. The power increase is not noticeable, but the amp seems a bit more "together".
    GEEK
     
  3. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    how much would it cost to put the tubes in?
    which would be cheaper to do?
    the 7027a or the 6550?
    thanks steve
     
  4. Rock City

    Rock City

    Apr 8, 2001
    Boston,Ma
    Mopar,
    The 7027A is easier and cheaper because no mods a required. A usual re-tube and bias is $30-$40 if everything else is fine. Old Ampegs usually need grid resistors and some other minor stuff, which adds about $40.00 to the above price. If it needs a cap job you're looking at another $75.00-$85.00. Don't let this stuff scare you though! If done correctly, you'll have an amp that will be trouble free for MANY years and sound great! Go for it!!!!!!
    GEEK
     
  5. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    but don't the tubes themselves cost $28?
    than how can it only cost $30-40 is this on top of the cost of tubes?
     
  6. Rock City

    Rock City

    Apr 8, 2001
    Boston,Ma
    Mopar,
    Yeah, the tubes are $28.00 each, and everything else is on top.