Monthly Archives: March 2010

My Aikido with Duelund CAST Silver Installed

Few months ago, my Aikido transformer was burned due to my stupidity plugging in 100R bleeder resistor, instead of 100K one. Well, I have ordered another replacement few months ago, but just now I have time (and motivation) to install...
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The Most Awaited: Duelund CAST Silver Capacitor

After some crazy on the middle of the night decision, finally I decided to purchase the Duelund CAST Silver (CAST Ag) Capacitor. My friend bought my CAST Copper (CAST Cu), so this leaded me into a final crazy decision, to...
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Soon, Another Shootout: Paper Tube vs Copper Tube

I acquired another varian of Jensen Film Caps, the Copper Tube. Basically, Jensen has 4 enclosure models, the cheap Aluminum Tube, then the Paper Tube, Copper Tube, and Ceramic Tube. So far, I have no interest (or budget) to try...
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Jensen Axial Electrolytic Capacitor

At the end or journey where good electrolytic caps is getting more difficult to be acquired, I think I have to consider some alternatives. I love Black Gate and Elna (Cerafine and Silmic), but those are getting rare and expensive....
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12B4 with Clear Top?

Never seen this one before. But this 12B4 seems like to have a clear top. Anyway, will keep it for my private collection....
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Another 6CG7/6FQ7 Clear Top

Another 6CG7/6FQ7 Clear Top, but this time without RCA markings. Made in USA, though? Very similar with RCA writings. Tested very good also on my Knight 600....
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RCA 6FQ7 Clear Top

Must be another lucky day… RCA 6CG7 Clear Top. One of most wanted item. Tested very good on my Knight 600. Will check more detail after my Hickok 539B completely refurbished....
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Extra LM1875

Must be my lucky day… Could get 4 pcs of LM1875 with same batch number 😉...
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