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    Default KT-120's & my Cronus Magnum

    I'm getting ready to upgrade my KT-90's to the 120's in my Rogue. So far it appears that Tung-Sol is the only maker of these. I just spoke with Rogue and they stated I would probably like the upgrade so, I'm gonna bite.

    Where are you guys buying your tubes other than flea-bay? I thought there was a guy in the Chicago land area who sells a lot of N.O.S. stuff but I can't remember what his website was called. Any thoughts would help.

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    I'm gonna have to go with height extenders for now till I figure out how to get the amp cover opening holes enlarged or buy the enlarged cover from Rogue. I'm pretty blind when it comes to this stuff. How do I know which extenders to buy for the 120 tube?

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    [QUOTE=charley95;1896069]I'm getting ready to upgrade my KT-90's to the 120's in my Rogue. So far it appears that Tung-Sol is the only maker of these. I just spoke with Rogue and they stated that I would probably like the upgrade so, I'm gonna bite.

    Its interesting to see that Rogue is saying a person would probably like the upgrade from a New Production KT-120 tube !
    I've read comments on this Forum where some people think new production tubes aren't very good.....especially compared to NOS. Tung-Sol as we know also makes various tubes of different sizes at fairly low prices. You would think that whatever quality Tung-Sol produces should follow through to these other tubes as well....No ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by charley95 View Post
    I'm getting ready to upgrade my KT-90's to the 120's in my Rogue. So far it appears that Tung-Sol is the only maker of these. I just spoke with Rogue and they stated I would probably like the upgrade so, I'm gonna bite.

    Where are you guys buying your tubes other than flea-bay? I thought there was a guy in the Chicago land area who sells a lot of N.O.S. stuff but I can't remember what his website was called. Any thoughts would help.

    Thanks

    I bought mine from Rogue direct.They test match and burn-in the tubes so they are ready to go when they arrive.

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    I forgot to ask Rogue how much for a matched quad. Larry, the previous factory issue was the KT-90 which I have now. Factory issues are now the 120. I'm assuming they must like the 120's vs. the 90's. thetubestore.com is getting $200 for a matched quad shipped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charley95 View Post
    . thetubestore.com is getting $200 for a matched quad shipped.
    from what i seen that isn't to bad

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    I bought a quad from this seller before and the tubes seemed to be excellent

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/150984436876...84.m1497.l2649

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    Its interesting to see that Rogue is saying a person would probably like the upgrade from a New Production KT-120 tube !
    I've read comments on this Forum where some people think new production tubes aren't very good.....especially compared to NOS. Tung-Sol as we know also makes various tubes of different sizes at fairly low prices. You would think that whatever quality Tung-Sol produces should follow through to these other tubes as well....No ?[/QUOTE]

    Depends on the tube, not aware of the KT-120 being made before these Tung SOls. Personally I will take the Treasure CV-181 over any 6SN7 I have heard so far and i have listened to and own many. Additionally the Treasure KT88 and 6CA7 are outstanding tubes and IMO rival most NOS.

    When you get to the minatures Its a different game, again IMO.

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    I believe $185 plus shipping is what i paid for a quad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charley95 View Post
    I forgot to ask Rogue how much for a matched quad. Larry, the previous factory issue was the KT-90 which I have now. Factory issues are now the 120. I'm assuming they must like the 120's vs. the 90's. thetubestore.com is getting $200 for a matched quad shipped.
    Yes I see that. And that's a good price for a Matched Quad compared to some pricing on lets say Kt-88's from other makers ( Northern Electric for one )

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    Depends on the tube, not aware of the KT-120 being made before these Tung SOls. Personally I will take the Treasure CV-181 over any 6SN7 I have heard so far and i have listened to and own many. Additionally the Treasure KT88 and 6CA7 are outstanding tubes and IMO rival most NOS.

    I do understand this....and that's good news if you ask me. New production tubes with this reputation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pitdogg2 View Post
    from what i seen that isn't to bad
    I'm probably going to order from them tonight!

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    Quote Originally Posted by brianle View Post
    I bought a quad from this seller before and the tubes seemed to be excellent

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/150984436876...84.m1497.l2649
    I noticed those. I'm a little gun to buy on the bay. I don't do paypal and the last time I bought tubes on there my credit card was comprimised in the same state. Someone in Arizona charged $1100 on my card number. I had the credit protection at my credit union so I didn't get nailed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by charley95 View Post
    I'm gonna have to go with height extenders for now till I figure out how to get the amp cover opening holes enlarged or buy the enlarged cover from Rogue. I'm pretty blind when it comes to this stuff. How do I know which extenders to buy for the 120 tube?
    Give these guys a call, I bet they can fix ya right up. http://www.vacuumtubesinc.com/Produc...beSockets.aspx
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Reeter View Post
    Give these guys a call, I bet they can fix ya right up. http://www.vacuumtubesinc.com/Produc...beSockets.aspx
    I'll call tomorrow. Thanks Mike

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    Call New Sensor directly. It ws two years ago now, but I got all 12 of my Kt120's for 300 and change...
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    Quote Originally Posted by nooshinjohn View Post
    Call New Sensor directly. It ws two years ago now, but I got all 12 of my Kt120's for 300 and change...
    12 for $300? I hate you!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nooshinjohn View Post
    Call New Sensor directly. It ws two years ago now, but I got all 12 of my Kt120's for 300 and change...
    The site shows they are $80 each. I'll call and see what they have to say. Thanks John

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    They gave me case pricing now that I think of it. I ordered som for Bob to play with and for a friend as well. I need 12 more and there may be others here wanting to try them as well.

    Let's try to set up a group by on them and maybe we can get better pricing that way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nooshinjohn View Post
    They gave me case pricing now that I think of it. I ordered som for Bob to play with and for a friend as well. I need 12 more and there may be others here wanting to try them as well.

    Let's try to set up a group by on them and maybe we can get better pricing that way.
    Sounds good to me Jonh. You need 12,4 for me. Is a case 12 or 24? If we can get anyone else here that needs some then, lets do it.
    I can send you the cash or however you want to do it? I would say that anyone here that wants them we should keep this post going and see if we can get enough for case pricing. Sound ok to you?

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    If the price is right i'll get another 4 spares.

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    Ok, so we're at 20 now if the price is right of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brgman View Post
    If the price is right i'll get another 4 spares.
    This deal didn't work out. I ordered a quad from Jim Mcshane for $189.50 delivered to my door.

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    No problem.dont need em unless they're a steal right now
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