#1
I want some 6L6 tubes that will give me a nice bright tone without lots of background noise. I'm using Electro Harmonix at the moment and they are too dark. I've had JJ's in for a couple weeks and they were even darker. There were Tung-sol tubes in the amp when I got it and they sounded great at low volume but they were really fuzzy (in a bad way) when the amp was cranked. What do you guys suggest? I want bright with smooth distortion and without lots of background noise.
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#4
^1966 bassman

they are "chunky" sounding by nature.


I know. It not the chunky tone I'm trying to get away from. The Tung-sol tube would fizz and crackle you they are really pushed hard and that's not the same as chunky. I guess I'm trying to get the best of Electro Harmonix and Tung-sol. I want the smoothness of Electro Harmonix and the brightness of Tung-sol if thats possible.
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#5
Look for some NOS ones, I'm guessing the Tung Sol's were NOS and thats probably why they had noise. You might have to make a compromise, try getting a noise gate.

If you don't want to spend like 80 bucks on a pair of NOS tubes, look at TAD (tube amp doctor). It's a new brand but Fuchs, Dr.z, and two rock have been using them lately.
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