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Vacuum Tube Retailer Option
+1 on tctubes - have purchased NOS rectifiers and 6L6GCs from them - good prices and quality, and quick shipment 
Vacuum Tube Retailer Option
TubeDepot is reliable, my issue with them is that a fair amount of NOS tubes that they listed on the website are always out of stock. I ordered NOS 6dj8 tubes from Upscale, they shipped me 7dj8 (same brand) and they are noisy as hell. I tend to pu... 
Autobiasing tube amp failure
You state that the amp only has 150 hours on it, was it purchased new? If so, have you contacted the mfg?  
Integrateds: Why do they all SUCK?
jtweedThe Ayon is the amp in my 2nd system driving JM Rynaud Offrande Supreme V2sThe Line Magnetic, Finale Audio are in my main system along with Modwright separates - (LS100 tube pre & KWA100SE solid state amp ) , I alternate between each eve... 
Belles Virtuoso or PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium HP
jtweedI didn't suggest the LM 518IA over the 219IA. I am just recommending the 518IA as a potential option based upon my personal listening experience from owning it.  
What to do with inherited vintage Revox gear.
Might want to go on tapeheads.net and see if anyone there can help you out.Also, I am not in anyway affiliated  with this outfit nor have I used them, but according to its website they are in Surrey BC and appear to do repair work including reel t... 
Belles Virtuoso or PrimaLuna DiaLogue Premium HP
+1 on Finale Audio recommendation - have a 7189 MK2 integrated with upgraded transformer and caps option; very well built and nice sounding at a great price.Also, suggest Line magnetic 518IA 22 wpc  Set  
Integrateds: Why do they all SUCK?
Have a : Line Magnetic 518IA (845 based 22 wpc set)  - doesn't suckFinale Audio 7189 MK2 (7189 based 20 wpc push pull) - doesn't suckAyon Audio Spirit 2 (KT 88 60 wpc push pull) - doesn't suck 
Ripped off, any ideas?
Guy has had your unit for 10 months and you're worried he is going to get mad? Seriously? If he hassles you and doesn't want to give to you, call the police , explain situation and ask them to send a car over while you are there.  
Ripped off, any ideas?
What's your option other than finding the new address, driving down there , see if he's there and take it 
Integrateds: Why do they all SUCK?
madavid0meaning specifically (brand(s)/models) disclose 
Integrateds: Why do they all SUCK?
madavis0I don't see anywhere in this thread what equipment you presently have that you are looking to replace. Care to disclose? 
What Class A is better? SUGDEN FPA-4 or PASS LABS XA-25
http://www.avhub.com.au/news/hi-fi/sugden-masterclass-series-update-395362 
What Class A is better? SUGDEN FPA-4 or PASS LABS XA-25
I have no dog in this fight , Sudgen sold back in 2013 for $4400 
power cables where do I start?
Might consider Audio Art power cables, have made noticeable "positive" SQ differences in both of my full rig systems