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Offline Jim R.

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How about WE 421A and Crack?
« on: March 26, 2010, 05:22:26 AM »
Heater current looks about the same, but Mu is 6.1 instead of 2 -- will this be a problem if one wants to use the WE 421A in this amp?

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Re: How about WE 421A and Crack?
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2010, 09:50:36 AM »
It should work well. DocB recently borrowed a 5998 (same as WE421) to try.
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Re: How about WE 421A and Crack?
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2010, 01:04:23 PM »
Sounds good.  Sure will be fun to build and play with this kit.  I found a couple of E80CCs at the bottom of the tube box, so those will be interesting to try as well.

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Equitech balanced power; uRendu, USB processor -> Musette DAC -> 5670 tube buffer -> Finale Audio F138 FFX -> Cain and Cain Abbys near-field).

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Re: How about WE 421A and Crack?
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2010, 02:05:01 PM »
I'm bidding on a pair of used Tungsol 5998's. If I don't win those, maybe I'll spring for the 412A's instead.

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Re: How about WE 421A and Crack?
« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2010, 04:50:31 AM »
I was watching those and intended to make a snipe bid @ the end.  But, out of respect for a fellow bottlehead-er I will not do that now!
I was liking that auction because the seller isn't so far away from me.
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Re: How about WE 421A and Crack?
« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2010, 09:27:53 AM »
Thanks. I was outbid when I checked after I got home from dialysis. I re-bid but I won't go any higher so if I'm outbid feel free to jump in. A thought occurs, I only need the one maybe we can split the pair.


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Re: How about WE 421A and Crack?
« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2010, 09:40:20 AM »
Yeah, maybe.  If I didn't buy it I'm sure someone else around here would at least.
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Re: How about WE 421A and Crack?
« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2010, 12:20:37 PM »
I'm out of the running on those 5998's, feel free to snipe away. Hope you win.

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Richard J Feldman
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