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Jolida JD9 Phono Preamp With Burson Audio V6 Op Amps
They also make some extension cables that would allow you to place the op-amps in the open space of the JD9.I used them with some older Bursons (V3?) that are in my need-to-find-a-new-home stash. 
What’s wrong with Diana Krall?
I have been a DK fan for as long as I can remember.  Pretty sure I have every CD.  Some are better than others.I never understood the Elvis Costello thing.I saw her in June at the Smart Center in Sugarland (Houston).  I paid a premium for seats on... 
Small Bedroom Tube Amp
GlowMiniWattTecOnAll in the $250 range used.  I own all 3. 
Vintage tube suggestions
GE or RCA 5751 triple mica black plates from the early 1950s.  Well below your budget. 
Looking for vintage Quad ESL's - or my wife thinks a "shrink" becase she says I'm crazy!
You can confirm your wife's diagnosis by going with the stacked Quads.  ;~) 
I need some advise on a shipping disaster.
The issue is between the seller and the shipper, not you. 
Buyer wants copy of passport?
Hell no. 
My first post
Welcome! 
Does a tube need the break-in hours?
I have hundreds of tubes from the 50's and 60's.  No problems.  Much better than most current production. 
Does a tube need the break-in hours?
For any Amperex/Philips/Valvo tubes, the late 50's to mid 60's production are the very best. 
Does a tube need the break-in hours?
12AT7 tubes can be called different things, but I am not aware of any substitutes.  For example, 6201 is US mil-spec AT and ECC81 is euro designation.  .I have a bunch of US ATs and a fair number of Amperex/Philips/Valvo.You might want to post a w... 
I Find Primalunas Ugly. How about You? Is there an alternative?
Take the tube cage off. 
Best Budget RCA cables
Another +1 for Signal Cable. 
Preamp 6922 tube help
Those and the JANs were the Navy tubes I was referring to.  I managed to stockpile quite a few about 5 years back. 
Preamp 6922 tube help
I am not an expert, but I don't think the Amperex A frames are nearly as good as the earlier halos.  I have had particular good luck with 1962 and 1963  Amperex USA with Navy logos.  I also have some French Darios made by Amperex that are excellent.