[rescue] I want a vacuum tube

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 15:09:58 CDT 2008

eBay man.  You can get them for $2 or less depending on the type.   Perhaps
dig around the good will for an old TV or radio.   eBay item number
is $1.00 (buy it now) with $2.24 shipping.  It's a 6HQ5 tube which is only
2.125" tall, but you get the idea.  The data sheet for it is here:


On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 12:54 PM, William Enestvedt <
William.Enestvedt at jwu.edu> wrote:

> So sorry, my Buddhist friends, but I like things, and now I want a
> vacuum tube. A pretty, shiny one about three inches tall that doesn't
> have to work (since I'm going to build a small base for it and set it on
> my desk next to my Red Sox bobble-head, talking Bob Mackenzie toy, and a
> sandalwood-stuffed, quilted fabric turtle from Japan). Where can I get
> one for small bills?
>   I saw a Nixie tube and was enchanted, but the prices for them (when
> put into something that'll make them light up) made me boggle.
>  I searched the web, but the majority of sites are text-heavy lists of
> model numbers -- and I have no idea what I'd like. thetubestore.com's
> product pages made me all happy, though I couldn't choose. What are your
> favorites for looking especially Chin-Strokingly, White-Coated
> Scientific? :7)
>   Thanks for any suggestions.
> - Will
> --
> Will Enestvedt
> wenestvedt at jwu.edu
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