vacuum tube test socket for tube rolling - 7 pin miniature for 6AK5, 5654, Western Electric 403A etc

Sold by LeedsRadio
+ $3.30 shipping

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+ $3.30 shipping
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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
Arrives from the United States


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Maybe Mom & Pop didn't tell you so I will; Tube rolling, sport of the audio obsessed, will ultimately ruin your amplifier's sockets. This can be expensive to repair.

How are you going to listed to your Shaded Dogs or Diana Krall* "Live in Rio" when your amp is out getting fixed?

Let me solve your problem and then you'll owe me: Here's a 7 pin test socket. Plug it in and then roll tube by plugging them into the top. It will take more in/out cycles than the (current production) sockets in your gear and if you do wear the test socket out I'll sell you another one. MUCH cheaper than replacing the sockets in your Little Dot or whatever your current audio fetish.

Plus these are test sockets and bring the terminals out to the top so you'll be able to measure the voltages in you vacuum tube gear without removing the bottom cover.

This is a 7 pin miniature tubes such as
6AK5, 6AJ5, 5654, 6096, Western Electric 403A etc.
Outside diameter: .71875" (18.26mm)
Ships by USPS First Class Package.

* Jeff Hamilton often plays drums for Diana Krall. His playing is sublime.

Average review
Exactly as advertised. Will save wear and tear on my tube tester. Superb, professional transaction, fair price, prompt shipping, friendly communication. I give Leeds Radio my highest recommendation.
Jan 10, 2018 by Russell T. Garland, M.D.
Great service and quality, excellent packing!
Nov 25, 2017 by Al
Tube rolling sockets are like cookies. You can never have just one.
Jul 6, 2015 by Jason Smith
My tube sockets say thank you! Like safe sex for the audiophool. Now where did I put my gold plated nano-molecular tube dampers?
Jul 6, 2015 by Jason Smith

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Preparation takes 1-2 business days
Arrives from the United States
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Feb. 2018
Almost all order received before 11 am will be shipped the same day.

Typical transit times:
Priority Mail: 3 business days
First Class Package: 4-5 business days

All items are shipped with tracking. You will receive an email with the tracking number once the item has shipped. Feel free to contact me at any time with questions.

If you need special packing for a gift or special occasion please let us know and we'll see what we can dream up.

I cannot ship under your UPS, DHL, or Fed Ex account.


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You may cancel an order any time before it is shipped for a full refund.

Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 1 hour of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Questions about your order?
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional return information
You can cancel an order any time before it has been shipped.

Preferential returns:
You can return any item that is not marked as "AS-IS" within seven (7) business days of receipt. Item must be in the condition it was shipped. You will receive a refund less the shipping cost to you. You must pay return shipping. The exception is digital downloads. There are NO returns on digital downloads.

I accept exchanges. You must pay shipping back to Leeds and shipping of new item to you.

Claims for damage:
Leeds has been shipping with the United States Postal Service for 18 years and shipped thousands and thousands of delicate electronic parts and fragile vacuum tubes. In that time we have had only ONE claim for damage.

In the extremely unlikely event that your item arrived damaged please contact me immediately. Save ALL packing.

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I can ship international but please understand that USPS international rates are quite high.

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