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FrankB
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PostSubject: elimination of gassy tubes   October 19th 2012, 4:12 pm

I just quit feeding them beans & cabbage Razz

Its neat to take a gassy or flourescing tube and put a magnet by it.
You can change the glow pattern in the tube.

Yeah, I know. Some of us are easily amused. Shocked

I have yet to try this on a gas regulator tube though. Probably would change the conduction characteristics. Hmmm... might be able to vary the output voltage a bit, which might prove useful in some cases. I shall cogitate and ponder on this a bit.
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PostSubject: Re: elimination of gassy tubes   October 19th 2012, 5:53 pm

Some regulator tubes have radioactive gas, and some have mercury. I don't know Mercury vapor rectifier tubes would be influenced. But one way is to monitor current and/or voltage at the same time. Interesting cogitation. Please update us on what you do and the results.
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