BLUES MOBILE

Documentation by Phil Loarie

Phil's Blues Mobile

W E L C O M E


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Chinese 6L6 GC description.   PHOTOGRAPH
GE 6L6 GC description.   GE #1 PHOTOGRAPH
GE #2 PHOTOGRAPH
RCA Black Plate 6L6 GC / Silvertone description.   RCA #1 PHOTOGRAPH
RCA #2 PHOTOGRAPH   Silvertone/RCA PHOTOGRAPH
Silvania 6L6 GC / Mesa STR 415 description.   Silvania #1 PHOTOGRAPH
Silvania #2 PHOTOGRAPH (NOTE: Flashing has turned white due to air.)
Sovtek 6L6 WXT+ description.   PHOTOGRAPH
Sovtek 6L6 GC description.   PHOTOGRAPH
Click here To read Eric Barbour's comments Aug 1999 on this Sovtek tube.

Svetlana 6L6 GC description.   PHOTOGRAPH
Click here To read Eric Barbour's comments Aug 1999 on Svetlana variations.

MISCELLANEOUS/TUBES

Tung-Sol 5881 description.   PHOTOGRAPH
Sovtek 5881 PHOTOGRAPH   RAYTHEON 6L6GB PHOTOGRAPH
PHILIPS 7581A PHOTOGRAPH

>>Skip Orr's 12AX7 identification page is now hosted here.<<


D I S C L A I M E R




HOT LINKS

Click here Power Dissapation of various 6L6GC tubes as tested by Andy Ruhl.
Click here RCA 6L6 GC specs page one furnished by TRIODE ELectronics.
Click here RCA 6L6 GC specs page two furnished by TRIODE ELectronics.
Click here Interesting yet very silly things to do with your vintage amp.
Click here Do-It-Yourself: amp crib/craddle for your workbench out of PVC (CHEAP)
Click here To learn about all the common unisons on a 22 fret guitar fingerboard.
Click here To hear my washing machine on spin thru a Zoom effects pedal.

Click here Next time you are near St. Louis check out my friend Brian Massey's blues connections.

Got the 'my amp is dead in the water blues'?

For the BEST in Tube Amp Repair at the BEST price in the San Francisco Bay Area, Click on UNCLE SPOT!

Some of my favorite BLUES bands:

Click here to check out the King of the Blues himself, Mr. BB KING!
Click here to check out The Tommy Castro Blues Band.
Click here to check out Kenny "Blue" Ray.
Click here to check out my review of "Pull the Strings" CD by Kenny "Blue" Ray.
Click here to check out The Daniel Castro Band.
Click here to check out Mr. Buddy Guy and his Legends Club in CHICAGO.

Did I mention I love to play blues on my Stratocaster thru my '65 Super Reverb?

100% Original 1965 Fender Super Reverb.   Mom's 1915 Steinway
  Gibson SG w/P90s and new Rodgers Cab BFSR w/WeberVST P10Qs.  
JAM-o-Rama!  
Dual Showman w/ Mojo Cab (4 x 16 ohm/P10Rs) and the Amazing Uncle Spot Reverb Unit.   Pscho-deli-licious!!!  
 

Special thanks to those who contributed to this web site: Charles Barcellona at the Swamp, BB King, Kenny "Blue" Ray, Bob Clear, Daniel Castro, Tommy Castro, Buddy Guy, In-N-Out Burger, Richard Loarie Photos, Michael's Chicago-Style Red Hots, Mark Norwine of Carlson Amps, Holger Notzel, Skip Orr in Maine, Andy Ruhl at Machine Gun Amps, Uncle Spot (aka Ron Veil), Crusty (aka Steve Watson), and Ted Weber at WeberVST in Kokomo, Indiana.


Enjoy the blues and have a bite to eat too, thanks for visiting.

-Phil

last edited on August 12th, 2008 by loarie(AT)EECS(DOT)Berkeley(DOT)EDU