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Henry 2K 4 Amplifier - selling price?

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio Amplifiers' started by W4EG, Apr 4, 2011.

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  1. W4EG

    W4EG Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hello,

    I picked up a Henry 2K 4 amplifier it uses 2 glass tubes believe to be 3-500's.

    Looks clean and in good shape.

    What are they selling for?

    Thanks, Ernest
     
  2. KD6AF

    KD6AF Ham Member QRZ Page

    How much do you want?
     
  3. N4AXV

    N4AXV Ham Member QRZ Page

    $800 to 1,200
     
  4. WB2WIK

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    "Looks clean and in good shape" doesn't say it actually works.

    How does it work?

    A properly working 2K-4 all checked out and guaranteed is easily worth $1000. One that's not checked out and confirmed working properly is worth a lot less, because if it hasn't been used in some time, it's likely not to work. 3-500Z's go bad just sitting (unlike receiving tubes, which can sit 50 years and still work fine). If the tubes haven't been transmitting in more than a year, the chances they're bad are very high. That reduces the amp value by the cost of two new tubes, which is $360 worth.
     
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