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Re: Got my Clubman clone going

7/1/2003 6:56 PM
D. Hiatt Collins
Re: Got my Clubman clone going
In some of my clubman research, I've found out that the 6AU6 is an electrical equivalent of the 6SH7 and is actually, of the two, the one recommended for audio. I'm not sure why matchless chose to go with the 6SH7 when 6AU6's are plentiful and cheap, besides being the preferred version for this application. I'd guess that the octal 6SH7 may have had a mellower or better tone than the 7-pin mini 6AU6.  

hasserl The original tubes in this amp were... -- 7/1/2003 8:50 PM