Fender Hot Rod Deluxe Image

A Fender Hot Rod Deluxe arrived that was not well. These 40 watt amps sound pretty good when they are working. However, a number of faults appear as they age….

Worn and New Tung Sol EL34B Image from a Bugera 333 amp

I was repairing a Bugera 333 amp which was really badly crackling.  Taking the back off the amp revealed cooked EL34’s. This is a 120 watt combo amp.  A gigging…

Do you often wonder what quality standards are applied when testing your valves? You want to make sure you  buy the best quality and this article explains reliable Russian valves….

Website Updated Payment options valvetubeguitaramps.com

We have been busy working on our website. Key updates are website response times and improved payment options  in the UK, Europe and in Asia Pacific. We have improved our…

Valve Component Parts

I thought you might like to see how your valves are made in the EHX Valve Factory. This is a video of the Electro-Harmonix  ( EHX) valve (tube) factory in…

Valvo EL84 Pair

It is important info for those of you who want to use NOS EL84’s  ( 6BQ5) in modern amps and even not so moderns amps. There are several modern EL84…

Sovtek Tung Sol Electro Harmonix Genalex JJ Electronic valves

There are many different types of ECC83  / 12AX7  in the market. There are not only different manufacturers but also different variants such as the 5751, 12AY7. So you might…

Fender Hot Rod DeVille

A Fender Hot Rod DeVille arrived as it was very unwell.  I decided not to even switch it on but get the back off and examine the innards. One of…

Mullard valves boxes are familiar to folks. The NOS valves and the modern re-creations are in blue boxes with black /pink. The NOS ones will have a price on the…

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