Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

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Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by frenchguy » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:12 am

Carver Silver 7t mono blocks, Carver M-4.0t & 2 tfm 42,s. ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t,TX11 tuner, jolida jd 100A. JBL L96 & JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Dared MP-5BT Integrated vacuum tube amp, 2 sets of Carver Amazing Silver speakers, oak & black. Carver Cinema 5.1 subwoofer & Tesla audio Carverfest satellite ribbon speakers & stands & Douglas connection cables

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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by Scarabeo » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:08 am

I would buy these in a heart beat if I had the money and lived in PA :lol: Hope the new owner is from here...
BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...

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Post by TNRabbit » Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:02 am

From the text of the ad: "I bought them off a friend locally who owns vintage hifi of pittsburgh and he knows and loves his carver gear. "
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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by thuffman03 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:58 am

They were at Vintage HiFi Shop for a few weeks. They even were hooked up to a set of Bob Carver Cherry 305's and sounded great!
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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by kingman » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:35 am

They look a little beat up now. Was this something that happened after they were sold?
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Post by TNRabbit » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:36 am

They belong to Ed from Vintage HiFi forum; ask him.
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Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
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Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.

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Post by thuffman03 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:58 am

They are in good working condition but you are right. They have seen better days cosmetically. Though, nothing a little TLC will not fix up.
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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by bsturgeon89 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:38 am

If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!
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Post by TNRabbit » Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:20 am

bsturgeon89 wrote:If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!
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Well, here's one NIB; but it's only one....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 564637a3e8

That would get you halfway!
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Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.

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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by mbskeam » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:54 pm

I would buy these as you find them.
I saw these come up about 1 or 2 a month, when I was lookin
also look CL

this one is a bit high, how bad do you want to upgrade..... :lol: :lol:
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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by kingman » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:24 pm

I bought 2 at separate times but if I remember correctly I paid around $100 each.
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Post by TNRabbit » Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:42 pm

mbskeam wrote:I would buy these as you find them.
I saw these come up about 1 or 2 a month, when I was lookin
also look CL

this one is a bit high, how bad do you want to upgrade..... :lol: :lol:
Well, you're going to pay more for NIB.
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
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Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.

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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by kingman » Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:03 pm

TNRabbit wrote:
bsturgeon89 wrote:If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!
\
Well, here's one NIB; but it's only one....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 564637a3e8

That would get you halfway!
This would finish it for ya...better hurry on these 2...don't come up this often !!!!!! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 43aa47d279
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!

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Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Post by kingman » Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:04 pm

kingman wrote:
TNRabbit wrote:
bsturgeon89 wrote:If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!
\
Well, here's one NIB; but it's only one....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 564637a3e8

That would get you halfway!
This would finish it for ya...better hurry on these 2...don't come up very often !!!!!! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 43aa47d279
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!

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Post by TNRabbit » Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:01 am

Someone got a great deal on this one:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170720715345?ss ... 1423.l2649
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Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.

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