Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by F1nut » Sun Aug 15, 2010 3:11 am

angelod307 wrote:i would not buy cables for a few hundred just because i bought a high end piece for a few thousand. most people just feel, and yes i say feel better spending more as opposed to less for cabling with the though that it cost more, so it must be better.
Your viewpoint of why "most people" buy high end cable seems misinformed at best. Neither myself nor any of my audio friends have ever bought high end cable or audio gear with the, "it cost more, so it must be better", train of thought. We buy it because it sounds better and therefore makes the listening experience that much more enjoyable. I have tried cables that cost much more than my already pricey ones that didn't sound good in my rig. I didn't keep them because they cost more I can tell you that!

I've heard RdaioShack cables, they sound like crap and $400 Monstercable cables are not high end. In fact, to my ears they sound like crap too.

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Eddie » Sun Aug 15, 2010 7:35 pm

I 2nd what F1 said! I too have tried a few cables and keep coming to the ones I use! I know there are now expensive ones out there but you have to try different ones to see how they work in your system! A good place to do that is at CF or PF!
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by mbskeam » Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:42 pm

okay...
2nd ???

what was the production numbers of the various items?.....
like the amazings, plats, silvers, the diffrent amps and preamps...etc....
not too the number, just a ball park figure.
IE: how many amazings sold the 1st year/ etc....
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by treitz3 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:13 pm

Damn, dude....one question at a time. You loaded him and us up with about 3 years worth of research. ](*,)

If he answers all of them in one shot [especially the first one]? I'll give you my wife, free of charge.
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by marantzfan » Tue Aug 17, 2010 10:26 pm

Are you guys going to include the "Questions for Bob v. 2009" questions in the mix?
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Toy Maker » Wed Aug 18, 2010 12:15 am

marantzfan wrote:Are you guys going to include the "Questions for Bob v. 2009" questions in the mix?
We didn't do a 2009 QnA last year. But he wants to do one this year again.

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by marantzfan » Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:11 pm

Toy Maker wrote:
marantzfan wrote:Are you guys going to include the "Questions for Bob v. 2009" questions in the mix?
We didn't do a 2009 QnA last year. But he wants to do one this year again.
Right, thats why I asked if you are going to include the unanswered questions from the thead last year.
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by BrianT » Sun Aug 22, 2010 6:37 am

Toy Maker wrote: We didn't do a 2009 QnA last year. But he wants to do one this year again.
James.

Do you know what day this is going to happen.

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by treitz3 » Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:49 am

Brian, it will most likely happen on the second Friday or Saturday. Most attendees will be there at that point and we will have had time to gather all of the questions, as well as add some more that pop up through casual conversations at Carverfest.

Marantzfan, I don't recall any questions or any question thread from last year. If I don't find it, could you point me to where you saw it? I can always add them to the questions for this year. Thanks.
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by BrianT » Sun Aug 22, 2010 10:26 am

treitz3 wrote:Brian, it will most likely happen on the second Friday or Saturday. Most attendees will be there at that point and we will have had time to gather all of the questions, as well as add some more that pop up through casual conversations at Carverfest.
That sounds like a plan, but I hope it's not Friday morning as we are of site. Tree zipping in the woods.

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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by marantzfan » Sun Aug 22, 2010 10:26 am

treitz3 wrote:Brian, it will most likely happen on the second Friday or Saturday. Most attendees will be there at that point and we will have had time to gather all of the questions, as well as add some more that pop up through casual conversations at Carverfest.

Marantzfan, I don't recall any questions or any question thread from last year. If I don't find it, could you point me to where you saw it? I can always add them to the questions for this year. Thanks.
Here you go:

viewtopic.php?f=119&t=10251
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by treitz3 » Sun Aug 22, 2010 10:32 am

Ah, thank you sir. Apparently I did not have enough coffee this morning. #-o
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by Eddie » Sun Aug 22, 2010 4:41 pm

Hey marantzfan what Marantz stuff do you have?
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by marantzfan » Sun Aug 22, 2010 7:06 pm

Eddie wrote:Hey marantzfan what Marantz stuff do you have?
As ironic as this is....None, now. :-"
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Re: Questions for Bob @ CarverFest 2010

Post by angelod307 » Sat Aug 28, 2010 3:43 am

ok. after reading a thread from richp, he states that the tfm55 does not have the transfer funtion of the silver amp. so why would a 55 have the tfm part in the name if that is not the case. so the question is, what was the tfm55 modeled after if anything other than itself.
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