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Old 2nd August 2017, 08:47 PM
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Nevertheless I would agree wholeheartedly with Ardee. And as a guitarist too I never buy my valves from Hotrocks who appear to use anything cheap (Chinese, Russian and JJ re-branded) I'm happier taking potluck on eBay myself for e.g. ecc83s and el84s and match them myself and then happy to use Russian valves rejecting a few on the way.

oh yes and EH valves are sovtek - Mike Mathews bought the factory in Russia.

For HIFi although I have a fair sprinkling of Chinese and Russian output valves I try to use ancient english and american valves where I can.
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