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    Had an RCA PI tube go bad today. The wife loves to give me **** about buying tubes.

    I said "see this is why i buy so many tubes" ... not sure if she's buying my story tho.

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    Default My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    Tell her they are just like lipstick and run out every month or so. She'll get it.
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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    I was just reading on a luthier's forum that a guy's wife turned to him at a club and said "I won't bother you anymore more about buying guitars (he had 15). Nancy told me her husband (in the band) has 49 trumpets!".

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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    I've got 60 guitars...but 49 trumpets is just...INSANITY! WTF!



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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    Once when I was on a pretty run of purchases, the wife exasperated "another one, how much was that?"

    I asked her if she could tell the difference between a $25 guitar and a $25,000 guitar. She paused, said "good point" and walked away.

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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    You can always find a good wife, but you can't always find good tubes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boogie Bill View Post
    I've got 60 guitars
    Man, every time I read that from you, it just blows me away. You’re an inspiration!
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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    There is a website that will, for a fee, duplicate a receipt to reflect any purchase price that you want it to. $5K Les Paul? No problem, change it to $350 and tell the wife it's a Chibson.
    The only problem is that it's my wife who told me about it ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darg1911 View Post
    There is a website that will, for a fee, duplicate a receipt to reflect any purchase price that you want it to.
    The only problem is that it's my wife who told me about it ...
    Uh oh. You better check your bank account.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GuitarFanatic
    I am currently using Skullcandy headphones I found in the garbage.
    I did find the DS-1 in the garbage.
    I once found a guitar amp in the garbage, a Peavey Studio 110. It caught fire at the first gig I played it at.. But it was at the end of it, thank god.

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    I swapped a couple Amperex Holland that test as new & broke out my OCD pedal, haven't used it in a while, what a great pedal.

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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    Just ask the wife how many pairs of shoes she owns?

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    ho, ho, ho ...

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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    Nice tubes.....I love NOS stuff. I have 5-6 great NOS 12AX7's and my latest purchase was a set of Siemens EL34's from KCA NOS Tubes. Unfortunately they are too hot for my DSL 40c and they won't bias up. I'm not spending any $$ modding this amp. I may sell them or just wait till I get a better amp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MetalManiac View Post
    Good wives and good tubes can both be hard to find.

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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    On the planet where I come from 49 trumpets is considered a waste of brass. They're not even suitable for reloading.
    I am so close to retirement that I could play in a band full time. All I have to do is improve my playing, learn some songs, and find some other musicians more talented than me who will do exactly as they're told. .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lazarus1140 View Post
    On the planet where I come from 49 trumpets is considered a waste of brass. They're not even suitable for reloading.
    Top notch my lad
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    This is why I play solid state
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    Default Re: My wife gives me grief about buying tubes ...

    That women is a money bully.

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