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previous: andy I'm concerned about the life of the... -- 4/30/2003 3:54 AM View Thread

Re: possibly a stupid question

4/30/2003 8:44 AM
Re: possibly a stupid question
Just turn it off. You can make cases for filament longevity and stuff but put them in context. I work on amps for a living, and I almost never see a tube fail because the heater quit. DArk tubes are more likely due to bad sockets. I replace maybe one tube in a couple years for filament failure. Your tubes will wear out for tone long before the heaters wear out. It just isn't an issue.

BillnShell And.. -- 5/1/2003 2:58 AM