ok Rebuilt the power source using a Hammond 270 DX (550VCT) and the 500 ohm resistor in place of the choke. Seems to be much better. B+ is 253v B- is -19v and the voltage at the tubes is now 236v. I assume that this is with in an acceptable range. I thot I would start checking/fine tuning the alignments now that the voltages are where the need to be. After that, probably should go thru and start checking components but I'm thinking that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Yall's insight on that would be greatly appreciated. Thank you again for sharing your knowledge and being very good teachers.