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Tube recommendation?

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by superfly, Nov 28, 2004.

  1. superfly


    Aug 4, 2004
    Any recommendations for a new set of tubes for a 2yr old Ampeg V-4BH ?
    It has (4)- 6L6 power tubes
    and (1)-12ax7 and (1)-12au7 pre tubes

    Right now the power tubes are GT6L6B with a "4" rating.

    I'm looking for a power tube that will give me more headroom., and won't distort or breakup anywhere so early as the current "4" rating.

    what about pre amp tubes?

    Also, I like a thick,full, punchy vintage tone.

  2. 12AX7EH Electro Harmonix
    12AT7EH for the PI
  3. superfly


    Aug 4, 2004
    Anyone have thoughts on power tubes for this?
  4. Groove Tubes 6L6GE
    They are expensive though.
    I believe the guy at Guitar Center said Blackface Fender Twin Reverbs used similar to #7's
    I think the higher the number the cleaner/more headroom
  5. Maybe some NOS RCA's