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Yes I am planning on putting some nice tube surrounds....I sort of want some metal ones though, may make my own if I can get my uni to let me use the lathes.
    
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i can post some up close pics of my LD MKIV protective rings if you want, they are wonderfully built
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Yes I am planning on putting some nice tube surrounds....I sort of want some metal ones though, may make my own if I can get my uni to let me use the lathes.
http://www.vt4c.com/shop/program/mai...at_id=1030#375

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those look cool, but tube rolling becomes a PITA...
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those look cool, but tube rolling becomes a PITA...
With my LD I just need to unscrew(2 screws) the face plate on which these protective rings are mounted to do tube rolling.
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but you can't really roll alot of tubes in a starving student. Unless you're really lucky and were one of the only ones that could get there hands on more then 2 pair of 19J6s
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but you can't really roll alot of tubes in a starving student. Unless you're really lucky and were one of the only ones that could get there hands on more then 2 pair of 19J6s
Are the tubes for S. Student really that hard to get? I was thinking of buying some spares ones for mine.
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Yep they're pretty hard to get.
they used to be like 5$ per tube at most tube sellers, but now they're almost nowhere available only at tubecenter (I think) where they are about 30$ for 2 (not even matched probably AND they ask 30 buck for shipping to europe!!).
www.beezar.com by tomb on head-fi sells them at 22$ per pair (and only 5$ for shipping to us, which was pretty amzing to me), matched and with a PCB. I ordered mine there, they are pretty much the only alternative if you want to keep the starving students budget. I'm gonna do p2p anyway so I won't need the PCB, still you can't buy a pair on beezar without PCB. You could also just buy a kit at beezar.
But I'd say hurry up! Because it wouldn't surprise me when the stock of beezar on the tubes would be empty as well soon.

(I dunno if I can say this shop's name, and price in this topic, let me know moderators and I will change the message. It's just my preference (and there ain't another shop really))

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Mentioning the source, of beezr is fine in these forums, it's a legitimate retailer... owned by tomb, creator of the millet amp family...
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Is tomb the creator? I thought pmillet was.
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