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jvarnadoe

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Post Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:13 pm

Nick's stuff

I'm still adding and upgrading equipment to the list below. It will soon contain some Carver components.

Outlaw 970
Adcom 5500
Adcom 5503
Adcom ACE-615
Adcom ACE-315
Adcom 545
Adcom GTP-450
Adcom GFS-6
Polk SDA 2
Polk SDA SRS 2.3
Polk M5JR+
PolkLC65i (x2)
Polk CS245i
Polk rt15i
Polk rt25i
Polk rt35i
Antec A/V cooler (those Adcom's get hot)
Oppo DV-981-HD
Sony CDP-CX300
Sony DVP-CX995V
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thuffman03

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Post Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:34 pm

Re: Nick's stuff

Nice collection. Seems you have OACD, Obsessive Audio Collective Disorder.
Some cool Carver stuff!
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jvarnadoe

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Post Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:43 pm

Re: Nick's stuff

Nicely put! My wife just calls me crazy. She was fine until the day the SDA SRS 2.3's were delivered by a trucking company on a pallet. She was really less than thrilled when I asked her to help me move those 155 lb. behemoths into the house. Oh, the things we go through for audio bliss!
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Don

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(pair of) SILVER-7t's

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Post Wed Apr 14, 2010 1:27 pm

Re: Nick's stuff

jvarnadoe wrote:Nicely put! My wife just calls me crazy. She was fine until the day the SDA SRS 2.3's were delivered by a trucking company on a pallet. She was really less than thrilled when I asked her to help me move those 155 lb. behemoths into the house. Oh, the things we go through for audio bliss!



Brings back memories on my wife's face when I had the Plat 4's delivered. :shock: :shock: :shock: Glad others experienced that same look. #-o #-o #-o Probably will relive the same facial expression when the Legacy Whispers are delivered. :-$ :-$ Although, once every 15 to 20 years is not bad. :lol: :lol: :lol: No need to worry, it is usually short lived. 8) 8)
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jvarnadoe

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Post Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:02 pm

Re: Nick's stuff

There is a set of Amazing's on e-bay right now that I'd love to add to the collection. I'd have trouble hearing them from 6 feet under though, 'cause the little lady would kill me if I showed up at home with those.

I'll never forget the day my buddy took me to Hi Fi Buys in Atlanta. We lived in S. Georgia and had no audio retailers to frequent. It was my first experience with high quality audio. The salesman cranked up a pair of Polk Monitor 10's and I was in heaven. Shortly after he took us into the high end audio room and demonstrated a pair of Carver Amazing loudspeakers. I was absolutely floored! My buddy had a small inheritance from his grandmother that was burning a hole in his pocket. He walked out of there with an Adcom GFA-555, Adcom GTP-500, Polk SDA 2B's and a Denon CD player. He was my college roommate which meant that I would get to listen to that set-up frequently. It was a very good day!
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OconeeOrange

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Post Sat Jan 15, 2011 9:16 pm

Re: Nick's stuff

jvarnadoe wrote:I'm still adding and upgrading equipment to the list below. It will soon contain some Carver components.

Outlaw 970
Adcom 5500
Adcom 5503
Adcom ACE-615
Adcom ACE-315
Adcom 545
Adcom GTP-450
Adcom GFS-6
Polk SDA 2
Polk SDA SRS 2.3
Polk M5JR+
PolkLC65i (x2)
Polk CS245i
Polk rt15i
Polk rt25i
Polk rt35i
Antec A/V cooler (those Adcom's get hot)
Oppo DV-981-HD
Sony CDP-CX300
Sony DVP-CX995V


You seem to be an adcom guy.
Bought an old adcom pre last month for my stereo tv.
No good, so yesterday I got in a Carver CT-17. This has changed everything, and I have not yet played with Holy Grams - haha.

Had trouble with the old Adcom doing both channels at once as I am an audio idiot.
Will mail it to anyone for free Cds, including you as You seem to have this figured out.

Welcome =D>

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