[Boatanchors] Have 5 Plus Pictures: FW: Any Interest in 866A Tubes?
w_b_morton at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 6 19:54:43 EDT 2015
I received a few replies, so there is interest!
are 5 tubes, and I have measured them on my Hickok 752A (minimum good
is 650). Unless otherwise noted, bases and top connections are tight.
Here are the details:
Tube 1: Electronic Enterprises JAN 866A, no date/mfg code, something small rattling in the base, measures 1000.Tube 2: RCA, tube number rubbed off, date code 709, measures 1050.Tube 3: RCA, JAN CRC-866A, date code H3, measures 1050.Tube 4: RCA, JAN CRC-866A, date code H3, measures 1050.Tube 5: RCA, tube number rubbed off, date code 65-26, top cap is slightly loose, measures 1100.
Pictures are here: http://s1373.photobucket.com/user/greenhorn3/library/866A%20Tubes
Cost is $5 per tube plus postage.
on how much risk you wish to take, I believe I can safely pack 2 tubes
in a 6" cube box with lots of extra cardboard for support. The other
option is USPS Medium Flat Rate Box with even more cardboard and maybe
even internal wood sides (if I have some spare plywood somewhere around
I estimate a 6" cube box would weigh 1
pound. Tubes would ship from 55076. You can use the ship cost
estimator at USPS.com to calculate shipping charges.
Hopefully someone will take them all so I will have to pack only 1 box. :) PayPal to w_b_morton at hotmail.com works best.
Please indicate which one(s) you want by the tube number so I can keep track of their respective destinations.
From: w_b_morton at hotmail.com
To: boatanchors at puck.nether.net; konrad at 919.is
Subject: Any Interest in 866A Tubes?
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2015 15:54:41 +0000
I have a few from an estate sale - 5, I think. Anyone interested? Once I get them tested I can let everyone know the data and count of tubes. Just sending out a feeler for now to see if I should continue with the effort as the summer 'to-do' list is long.
Speaking up now does not obligate you to buy anything, nor does it imply you are guaranteed to get one if you are interested. :) Once the count and test data are set, I will send out another communication.
Thanks and have a great weekend.
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