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Jag_97470

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Post Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:27 pm

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VERY NICE BRIAN!!!! Bet that sounds Awesome! Man! it looks like some nice set-ups this year! =D> And glad to see Mr. Carver made it. \:D/
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:45 am

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Holy Shit what a setup!

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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 5:25 am

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thuffman03 wrote:BrianT and his wife Pat have arrived at CF. They bought some goodies!

Man that looks nice!!! \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:14 am

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Very, very nice set up Brian. =D>
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:30 am

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New day,time to make more noise...
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:32 am

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Just when you think you can't get any more equipment in.....
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Some cool Carver stuff!
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:54 am

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Well, at 5:24PM yesterday we had vinyl at Carverfest for the first time in three years. It would have been sooner but dipshit here forgot to bring the power supply. Yeah, I know........it kinda helps to have power. ](*,)

Shortly after that, BrianT got the 2nd vinyl rig up and going along with Bob's new tube amps and some Energy speakers. Weeez gonna have some fun in that pad today!!! One of the first things Bob asked about when he arrived is whether or not we had vinyl because..........he brought a new, never heard before toy with him this year.

I'll tell you all one thing, it's been two years since my vinyl rig was up and running and I realized last night that vinyl can offer SO much more than other formats. A perfect example is when one of the guys in AC/DC's Back in Black album laughs in the middle of the song, Jerry and I started laughing because even though we had both heard the track thousands of times before.....this time he was in the room [with incredible detail and texture] with the devilish laugh. We asked each other if we had ever laughed at that part before and we both answered, "no". No other format has put on the table [no pun intended] what vinyl offered us last night.

So far this 'fest has been a blast. Soooooo many great sounding rigs. Oh, and a little bit of Carverfest history too. For the first time, we actually have an outdoor rig. Yeah, let me tell you guys something.....that rig has surprised plenty of folks. You wouldn't think [at least we didn't] that with the sweet spot being only 4 feet away that the speakers would disappear and them presenting a sound stage at least 15 feet wide. One of the last things I said before we put it together was....."Well, nobody would want to sit in the sweet spot but it would be nice for background music or something".....as soon as we set the rig up? We didn't leave the sweet spot for almost 3 hours. Damn, that rig has it goin' on.

So far, everybody has made it here safely and today we are expecting another influx of people. Great food, great friends, great music and great surroundings........life is good.

Now back to the festivities......y'all have a good day!
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:00 am

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beemers417 wrote:New day,time to make more noise...
Lezzz do it brother!!! \:D/

.......make noise that is.......get your damn minds out of the gutter....... #-o
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The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to a good analogue reproduction.

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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:28 am

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life is good when you can get your wall plugs to pop out from the BASS....... \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Tom why do you have NSYNC cd...... :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:45 am

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That is a beautiful turntable! I'm just getting into vinyl again after MANY years away from it. Thanks for that wonderful description of listening. Can't wait to get my turntable going, and enjoy some too. :D I sure do hope I can make Carverfest someday!
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:55 am

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Thanks for the updates guys , I tell you what , even though I am sitting here in Seattle , just by what I have read and seen , the fest has a real good feel to it this year...I have got to make it up there some year...
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 12:27 pm

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Looks like an awesome time! \:D/ Wish I was there.
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:15 pm

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One of the first things Bob asked about when he arrived is whether or not we had vinyl because..........he brought a new, never heard before toy with him this year. Well, what was it???
Sounds like some great rigs!!! How about some human pictures with their names? I want to see just how Ugly Brock is! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Thanks guys!!!!
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:29 pm

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will someone tell bob "hi" from the rest of us that could not make it. thanks
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Post Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:51 pm

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Jag_97470 wrote:One of the first things Bob asked about when he arrived is whether or not we had vinyl because..........he brought a new, never heard before toy with him this year. Well, what was it???
Sounds like some great rigs!!! How about some human pictures with their names? I want to see just how Ugly Brock is! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Thanks guys!!!!


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