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Valve or Tube?????????

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by PICK, Feb 13, 2002.


Do you call them Tubes or Valves??

Poll closed Mar 15, 2002.
  1. TUBES

    28 vote(s)
    87.5%
  2. VALVES

    4 vote(s)
    12.5%
  1. PICK

    PICK

    Jan 27, 2002
    Sydney, Australia
    What do you people call them??????
     
  2. Matthias

    Matthias

    May 30, 2000
    Vienna, Austria
    Roehre. As my mother-tongue is German ;)
     
  3. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    I just say "Eden"! ;)
     
  4. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
    "Valve"..... It's more descriptive of what the device actually does..:)
     
  5. PICK

    PICK

    Jan 27, 2002
    Sydney, Australia
    Then what do you call that little glowing thing in the Eden pre-amp???????
     
  6. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    "that little glowing thing in the Eden pre-amp" ;)
     
  7. lo-end

    lo-end

    Jun 15, 2001
    PA
    Tubes. If you say "valves" then you must be one of those weirdos from England :p
     
  8. Chuck M

    Chuck M Supporting Member

    May 2, 2000
    San Antonio, Texas
    I call them "preamp tubes" so they won't be confused with that cardboard thing that toilet paper is rolled on! Actually the Brittish term "valves" in much more descriptive than "tube".

    "English weirdos"? Oh you must be talking about the likes of Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, John Entwistle and Paul Denman. And then there is a certain English gentleman with the last name of Marshall that knows a thing or two about valves.

    Ha! I know you were kidding!

    Bruce Lindfield, email me please.

    moses@compuvision.net

    Chuck
     
  9. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    Tube. Valve is where I work. . . :)
     
  10. Valve as in the company that created Half-Life??
     
  11. geshel

    geshel

    Oct 2, 2001
    Seattle
    That would be the one.
     
  12. Heck... everyone know it an all valve tube amp... right?:p :D :p
     
  13. Sorry, I was laughing so hard I couldn't type!
     
  14. phil_chew

    phil_chew

    Mar 22, 2000
    Asia
    Valve. "Tube" is a mode of travel used by the "English weirdos" who live in London. :)