I use Brent too and have never been disappointed. Andy from Vintage Tube Services also has great tubes at fair prices, but it can take several weeks to get them... whereas Brent Jesse ships within a few days.
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I have avoided doing business with him even though he is nearby because several years ago he refused to deliver in person, saying something about their insurance not allowing customers on the premises. I understand that, but what's the problem with agreeing to meet at the curb or at the corner when the customer calls five minutes before he arrives to make the rendezvous, for the purposes of immediate delivery and saving the shipping cost?
On the other hand Andy Bowman is great, even though it can take a while.
Brent Jesse is the man! I needed a quad of tubes within .5 db of each other for my Thor 3000 phono stage. This was my first replacement since the preamp was new and the manufacturer is out of business. He found me some really nice NOS tubes that just put my phono side over the top in musicality. Besides being a serious tube guru, he is a true gentleman. He understood that although I wanted to try some NOS tubes, I really do not want to become a tube roller - I just wanted my preamp to sound good.