Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

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Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by nooshinjohn » Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:24 pm

Hey guys...

It is with great regret and a heavy heart that I have reached a point that I must part with yet
another dream amp. I doubt seriously that i will be able to replace it with anything that will impress
me as much as this one does. Those of you that have followed along as I have restored this beauty
already know wat has been done to restore this 600 wpc beast. The faceplate, Joule meter, binding
posts and input connectors have been replaced. The internals have also been brought back to spec
Bill and none other than Bob Carver himself. This amp is a thing of beauty both on the outside and
under the hood where it counts. I would not ever consider in my wildest dreams parting with this one
but my Wife in Purdue and a mortgage that won't wait are forcing my hand on this one and it is truly
ripping me up inside to do this. If I could find a job that pays better than 8 bucks an hour in this
OBAMANATION of an economy there is no way in hell I would ever give this one up. I have gone from
30 bucks an hour to this... ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)

Because of all that has been done to bring the amp up to spec, I am asking top dollar for it. I realize
this is not the forum way, and I do appologize for that, but felt I would give you guys first shot at
this one anyway. I am asking 2250.00 shipped or 1300.00 + a Stereo Grand 300x2 as trade.

links to the threads about this amp...

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=10873

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=10823

I want to be clear on this that this amp has an ORIGINAL CASE and not the refurbished one. The case came from my 5x200 to which the new faceplate/joule meter was added!!! Also, I have located an ORIGINAL CRYSTAL BASE for it and will include that as well. This is a beauty.

Thanks guys!!!
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The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, Pioneer PDD 9MkII SACD Player, Triangle Art Reference SE prototype, with Walker Precision speed controller and Origin Conqueror tonearm and Dynaudio 20x2, Pass Labs Xono twin chassis phono preamplifier, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds, Oppo BDP-93

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by Jag_97470 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:40 pm

OMG! I am so sorry nooshinjohn! Yes, I have watched your restore on this amp, and whoever ends up with it will be very pleased. It's to much for me, but hopefully someone on our great board takes it off your hands. I feel your pain!
Good luck in your sell.

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by nooshinjohn » Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:01 am

Got a bite already but will keep names secret to protect the guilty. [-( :-"
The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, Pioneer PDD 9MkII SACD Player, Triangle Art Reference SE prototype, with Walker Precision speed controller and Origin Conqueror tonearm and Dynaudio 20x2, Pass Labs Xono twin chassis phono preamplifier, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds, Oppo BDP-93

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by Scarabeo » Tue Feb 09, 2010 1:28 am

nooshinjohn wrote:Got a bite already but will keep names secret to protect the guilty. [-( :-"
\:D/ and :(
Hoping things work out for the best for you! Wish I could be the "Guilty"
BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by TNRabbit » Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:23 am

John, I truly feel your pain.

Good luck with your sale; things WILL get better & you'll have an opportunity in the future to get back on top.
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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by nooshinjohn » Tue Feb 09, 2010 8:43 am

open season again guys... the first backed out 8)
The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, Pioneer PDD 9MkII SACD Player, Triangle Art Reference SE prototype, with Walker Precision speed controller and Origin Conqueror tonearm and Dynaudio 20x2, Pass Labs Xono twin chassis phono preamplifier, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds, Oppo BDP-93

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by Toy Maker » Tue Feb 09, 2010 11:32 am

Sorry man, the price is a little too high for me. I sold one last year in mint condition for under $1500.
I'd like it, but will have to pass.

I wish you luck though. =D>

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by nooshinjohn » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:05 pm

Thanks to all for their support and interest...

Thankfully, I have found an alternative solution to parting with
the amp, so thankfully it will stay where it belongs. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ :D 8)
The Gear... Carver "Statement" Mono-blocks, Polk Audio "Signature" Reference Series 1.2TL with complete mods, Pass Labs X1 two channel preamplifier Signed by Poppa himself, Pioneer PDD 9MkII SACD Player, Triangle Art Reference SE prototype, with Walker Precision speed controller and Origin Conqueror tonearm and Dynaudio 20x2, Pass Labs Xono twin chassis phono preamplifier, Pioneer Elite SC-65, Polk audio AB700/800 "in-wall" surrounds, Oppo BDP-93

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by stevewithrow » Fri Feb 12, 2010 2:40 pm

=D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>

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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by tinpan » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:29 pm

Excellent
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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by engtaz » Sat Feb 13, 2010 3:25 am

Great to hear.
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Re: Sunfire Stereo Signature 600x2

Post by BB3 » Sat Feb 13, 2010 10:24 am

That's Awesome John. =D> I'm Sure I Don't Need To Tell You How Happy I Am To Hear That News, John.

When I First Read Your Post John, I Was Bummin' Big Time. I Hate Hearing Things Like That. :x :(

I'm So Glad That You Got It Worked Out.

Sincerely, BILL(BB3)
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