Documentation by Phil Loarie
Phil's Blues Mobile
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Chinese 6L6 GC description.
GE 6L6 GC description.
GE #1 PHOTOGRAPH
GE #2 PHOTOGRAPH
RCA Black Plate 6L6 GC / Silvertone description.
RCA #1 PHOTOGRAPH
RCA #2 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.
Sovtek 6L6 GC description.
To read Eric Barbour's comments Aug 1999 on this Sovtek tube.
Svetlana 6L6 GC description.
To read Eric Barbour's comments Aug 1999 on Svetlana variations.
Tung-Sol 5881 description.
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
Power Dissapation of various 6L6GC tubes as tested by Andy Ruhl.
RCA 6L6 GC specs page one furnished by TRIODE ELectronics.
RCA 6L6 GC specs page two furnished by TRIODE ELectronics.
Interesting yet very silly things to do with your vintage amp.
Do-It-Yourself: amp crib/craddle for your workbench out of PVC (CHEAP)
To learn about all the common unisons on a 22 fret guitar fingerboard.
To hear my washing machine on spin thru a Zoom effects pedal.
Next time you are near St. Louis check out my friend Brian Massey's blues
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:
to check out the King of the Blues himself, Mr. BB KING!
to check out The Tommy Castro Blues Band.
to check out Kenny "Blue" Ray.
to check out my review of "Pull the Strings" CD by Kenny "Blue" Ray.
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
100% Original 1965 Fender Super Reverb.
Mom's 1915 Steinway
Gibson SG w/P90s and new Rodgers Cab BFSR w/WeberVST P10Qs.
Dual Showman w/ Mojo Cab (4 x 16 ohm/P10Rs) and the Amazing Uncle Spot Reverb Unit.
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
Enjoy the blues and have a bite to eat too, thanks for visiting.
last edited on August 12th, 2008 by loarie(AT)EECS(DOT)Berkeley(DOT)EDU