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Post Sun Aug 03, 2008 5:05 am

Toy Maker's Toys............

Figured I'd set this section up a little better so we can all likst and update in on our systems....
I will be back to fill in more, kinda tired, but wanted to be the 1st to post.
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Post Sun Aug 03, 2008 8:08 am

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET Ok, now where are the pics of the speakers.
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Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
Bogen SRB20 is computer amp
Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use
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Post Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:37 am

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

Ok... if I must.......
As you can see, the house itself is in a state of confusion
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Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it's very important that you do it... because nobody else will.

‎~You think Einstein walked around thinkin' everyone was a bunch of dumb shits?~

SHUT UP AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!
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Post Wed Aug 06, 2008 4:09 am

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

Love the speakers. Confusion means living life.
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Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
Bogen SRB20 is computer amp
Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use
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Post Thu Aug 07, 2008 3:22 pm

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

SOOOOO Jealous!!!!! Bad Ass system man!!!
Brains... Sunfire TGP II, LG BH100, BSR EQ3000, Oppo DV-980H
Brawn... Carver M1.5T, Crown DC300A
Beauty... Infinity Referance Six's, Infinity Beta ES250's, Infinity Entra Sub
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Post Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:04 pm

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

Why the hell don't you put those speakers into production James ? They are so dang pretty ! =P~ =P~ =P~
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Post Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:16 pm

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

I would like to see them their speaks with their tops off. :lol: :lol:
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Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
Bogen SRB20 is computer amp
Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use
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Post Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:35 pm

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

I dono.... it's all $$ and marketing...
I don't have a ton of $$, and I suck at marketing....
If I made them myself, I'd have to wholesale them no lower than $3,000 a set.... retail in a store/shop would be like $6,000 a pr.
Unless I went the China rout... then I could wholesale them around $1,000-2,000, but would have to have a ton of $$ for a production run over there....

I dono... I also don't know what people would reallt think of them. I know they are loud like I like... but I know they are not what the "majority" would like. That would actually be an easy fix... just put a normal 4ohm ribbon back in them... and you'd have a set of AL-III's with a pretty chassis and a shit load of bass...

They are kind perty ;)

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SHUT UP AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!
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Post Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:58 pm

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

What's different about the ribbons over the 48" stock ribbons in Silvers and AL-IIIs?
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
Making life enjoyable through expensive electronics.
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Post Thu Aug 07, 2008 9:33 pm

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

Mine are bullet proof !!!

I had custom Kapton made for my ribbons... so far, I have dumped at least 1000w into each one, and haven't fried them yet. The only real problem is they are now 1.8 ohms each.... Amp friers.
Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it's very important that you do it... because nobody else will.

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SHUT UP AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!
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Post Thu Aug 07, 2008 10:34 pm

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

That's why you have Lighstars and Sunfires!
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
Making life enjoyable through expensive electronics.
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Post Fri Aug 08, 2008 3:51 am

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

Thanks for the topless shots. Very very nice.
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Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
Bogen SRB20 is computer amp
Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use
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Post Fri Aug 08, 2008 5:08 am

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

That's one helluva chassis cooling fan, James!

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Ya know, I was wondering; if you drive your ribbons hard a lot, would it benefit to put a small cooling fan blowing into them from the back side (like the 12 volt computer fans)?
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Post Fri Aug 08, 2008 9:54 am

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

probably not... It'd be like putting a fan blowing on your tubes on an amp... probably needs to get hot.
Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it's very important that you do it... because nobody else will.

‎~You think Einstein walked around thinkin' everyone was a bunch of dumb shits?~

SHUT UP AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!
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Post Fri Aug 08, 2008 10:52 am

Re: Toy Maker's Toys............

Toy Maker,

Why not build a second set and submit them for review to some respected publication? A positive review coupled with custom orders could pay up front for production. Maybe even demo them at CES or some such convention.
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