(NTD) JJ tesla content (56k approved)

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  1. fretninjadave

    fretninjadave Seven String Samurai

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    New tube's day

    So I ordered a set of JJ KT 77 tubes for my Mesa Nomad .
    Best investment ever made . If you use anything from the el 34 family you should give them a try. You wont be dissapointed.They Totally clean up the low end making your Heavy strings stand out more and without that floppy lowend sound you get from a typical el 34 ..And the midrange growl is allso more focused and tight .as for the highs ...No more sizzle is all I have to say.It took a while to find a sweet spot , but after they warmed up real good, I had no problems getting the sweetest cleans and face melting lead tones. In my opinion JJ Kt 77 tubes pack the wallop and headroom of a 6l6 but maintain great quality lead tones el 34 or e34l are known for .

    Thanks for taking your time to read this
     
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    Apophis Banned

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    Great and Congrats, but as you know :worth:
     
  3. JJ Rodriguez

    JJ Rodriguez Contributor

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    I could never recommend JJ tubes as I had like 30% of them go bad on me. Everyone seems to love them though :shrug: Within a year I replaced like 3 full sets in my Framus Dragon, threw Tung-Sol in, and no more issues. I'm talking pre AND power amp tubes as well.
     
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    I had similar issues when I was trying to use them in my old ValveKing. :shrug:
     
  5. encasedmetal

    encasedmetal Sanctityguitarslingr

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    I only run JJ's, and they;ve always shined through- I actually just put KT88's in my dual rec this week- what a diff.
     
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    TemjinStrife Power Metal Cellist

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    I run JJ EL84s and 12AX7s in my Budda without much issue. I'm trying a Tung-Sol in V1, but I'm not sure I'm 100% impressed; the amp seems to have lost a bit of it's touch-sensitivity on the gain channel, and doesn't really clean up as nicely as it used to.
     
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    KT88's? Elaborate please..in detail...very slowly
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    ugg im kyle Banned

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    I really want to try JJ's in my single rec, everyone is always giving them the best word they can.
     
  9. fretninjadave

    fretninjadave Seven String Samurai

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    Sorry to hear the jj horror stories but I love mine.I can also use 6l6 tubes can you all recomend me a set of 6l6 or direct replacement tubes.Sorry for the shitty quality in the pics I have 4 cameras and they all SUCK.



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  10. encasedmetal

    encasedmetal Sanctityguitarslingr

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    if you get your JJ's anywhere other than bob at eurotubes- I can't comment, as bob gets it done and matches all your shit to your requests when you order- so you tell what you want your amp to do and they accomodate, may the be route to go next time for some of you guys ordering any kind of tube.

    dude- yeah I am with you, ever seen cannibal corpse live?:agreed:, now it's like that at every practice.
     
  11. technomancer

    technomancer Gearus Pimptasticus Super Moderator

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    JJ's quality control has gone to complete shit over the last couple of years. DO NOT buy them unless you're buying from a place that burns them in to avoid factory duds. There was an extensive thread about this over at rig-talk recently.
     

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