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Varmit XL250

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Varmit XL250

Post by RodinKy » Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 13:05 PM

Lady has one that belonged to her husband who passed about 7 years ago, she doesn't know if it works what would be a fair offer for this amp?

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Got it, works!


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Re: Varmit XL250

Post by MDYoungblood » Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 14:38 PM

I was going to say go online and search for similar and use your judgement on a price. As I see you got it so now be careful with it, don't overload it with wattage which your 2517 can do, replacement tubes are expensive.

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Re: Varmit XL250

Post by RodinKy » Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 16:30 PM

Driving it with 5 watts am, talked to San Diego CA (Brass Monkey) this am. Will my SSB overdrive it?

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Re: Varmit XL250

Post by MDYoungblood » Thursday, 19 January 2017, 7:28 AM

It would live longer if you drive it with the minimum amount of wattage, less than 5w AM would be better, try to keep the SSB below 20/25w, the good thing is tubes are a little more forgiving than transistors, JMO.

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Re: Varmit XL250

Post by RodinKy » Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:40 AM

How do I limit the rf power on SSB with my radio, book says RF Power knob only controls power on AM & FM


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