You have to find what YOU like best. Some prefer 300B amps. Some like flea powered SET's, like 2A3's. Some like the versatility of a push-pull setup. You can roll tubes with almost any tube amp. But sometimes, rolling gets pricey. Willing to spend a few hundred dollars for a new pair of 300B's to roll? I have an EL34 based amp that isn't close to the sonic quality of the 845 based amp I currently use. But there's a great disparity between the build quality of the EL34 amp (fair) and the 845 amp (excellent). Is it the tubes? or the transformers? Or the internals? Don't know. Just know which one I like better. If you want to go SET, you may want to look at an 845 based amp, they produce substantially more power than does a 300B based amp, perhaps enough to eliminate the need to buy new speakers. But if you do that, forget about rolling- there aren't enough makers of 845 tubes out there to make a difference. Bottom line- you need to experiment and find what sound you like best. My opinion doesn't really matter to your ears, you know?
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