Discussion in 'Dollars and Sense' started by MER71, Apr 20, 2017.
I thought April fools had come and gone ?
I am learning here, never tried tubes. I am a SS guy. What is it worth?
eBay would be a good indicator, your the one with it and have the brand and model # to search.
No. I have a chance to buy it tomorrow. Saw it on Let Go. No brand. Model looks like 34AF.
Maybe a Webster with 2A3s? If you were to pull the trigger, you would be on the hunt for a second as well as really efficient speakers, could be a slippery slope but it is pretty...
RCA Webster 2A3. Thank you. I found one that sold on Ebay for $319. http://www.ebay.com/itm/1930s-Vintage-RCA-Webster-2A3-pp-mono-triode-tube-amplifier-/112311684847?hash=item1a264c4eef:g:HS0AAOSwOgdYrO7x&nma=true&si=KwhnjdOSCitCYrVZkPRLd9ib%2Fzo%3D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
That looks to be the one!
Yeah and that one that sold for 319 did not include the 2 2A3 tubes!!!
Yah if even one of those output tubes tests good you've easily made your money back. 75 is a no brainer...
The guy said he bought it at a auction. Had to replace a tube. No takers at $125, offered it for $75.
How do I get maximum value out of it?
A pair of good testing 2a3 tubes are worth easily double that price and if they are single plate 2a3s (which they kind of look like) and test good then they could be worth more than quadruple or more than the 75 bucks. Good luck
How do you get maximum value? You feed it good jazz, and sit and listen with the lights turned down low, and a cool drink in your hand, as the evening slips away. Everything in life is good when you do this.
One of the first things you do is stop powering it until it's been checked out, or unless you know its been updated ready (caps checked, replaced, etc.)
And, while usually not a problem if there is no signal being put through, running a tube amp without a load generally isn't recommended.
I picked it up. He said he might be getting another one.
What am I doing wrong in my life...
Why can't I get offered a 2A3 amp for $75... and then, Oh, I might be getting another one...
Someone has replaced four elecrolytic caps that i can see and at leased one film cap. Looks to be ready to go?
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