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oldschooler

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Post Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:38 pm

FINALLY!!!!

GOT MY AL III's....!!! The speaker gods have finally shined upon me...got lucky and wasn't deployed to "the box" for round 3...thanks to Skip for his patience...and a soothing couple of hours...but dammit if after that 2 hours, I'm now hooked on Plats!!! Damn!!!! Thanks Skip!!! Cant wait to hook 'em up and enjoy my own version of nirvana. BTW...No finer folks than Skip and the missus (Hope J enjoys the elixir...) ...and the turkey sandwiches hit the spot on the way home...thanks again Skip and to all you guys here on the forum...Best place on the web to hang out....I'll be a little preoccupied for awhile...Dont miss me...I'll be in the sweet spot with a little Woodford and lotta power!!! cheers
"She didn't look like a cop!"
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OBI56

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Post Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:11 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

Congrats oldschooler. You'll love those AL-IIIs!
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Jag_97470

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Post Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:53 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

What did you say? I can't keep my eyes off that picture! Please change picture for I can read your post.
Thank you
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Post Tue Dec 02, 2008 3:12 am

Re: FINALLY!!!!

Jag_97470 wrote:What did you say? I can't keep my eyes off that picture! Please change picture for I can read your post.
Thank you


No shit! I've been in love with that pic since his first post.... :o
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

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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OBI56

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Post Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:36 am

Re: FINALLY!!!!

Ya bunch of horny old goats .... =D> =D> =D>
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Post Tue Dec 02, 2008 7:56 am

Re: FINALLY!!!!

Dang, I agreed to sell him the AL-III's figuring Jon would bring that sweetie along for the ride. Talk about disappointment. Probably for the best though, Janet would have cut my tounge off when it hit the floor if she walked through the door. Jon, I Really enjoyed meeting you and Jesse. Hope you get much pleasure out of the speakers. Start saving for a set of Plats. Think of the HT set-up that would make. Plats in front, AL-III's for rear speaks, all powered by 9t's or 7t's or a Sunfire 5x400 of course. (How am I doing Rabbit?). Glad to see you had a safe trip home.

edit: Forgot to mention. Janet got a good chuckle after Oldschooler left and was walking to the car and we heard through the door "Yeeehaaa, I got my speakers." She told me "you Carver people really are nuts." :lol: I couldn't argue that fact.
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TNRabbit

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Post Tue Dec 02, 2008 8:14 am

Re: FINALLY!!!!

(good job, skip!)

Oldschooler: who is that in the pic and where did you get it? (avatar)


skip wrote:...Forgot to mention. Janet got a good chuckle after Oldschooler left and was walking to the car and we heard through the door "Yeeehaaa, I got my speakers." She told me "you Carver people really are nuts." :lol: I couldn't argue that fact.


That sounds about right; it's pretty exciting the first time you get something like that! I remember the day I drove all night after work on a Friday in Feb 07 from MD to IL to pick up my AL-IIIs I'd got off ebay. I arrived too early & slept in my truck for about an hour until the guy was up (8 am). It was colder'n a witches tit; The guy had the speakers in his garage & he fired up one of those little turbine-looking heaters while I wrapped them lovingly in foam, then bubble wrap, then all that in a giant roll of cellophane, then wrapped moving blankets around them, tied them down in the back of my pickup, and taped a plastic tarp over the whole thing. I drove 600 miles back through a snowstorm that day & got home just around dark. What an exhausting trip~ 1200 miles with an hour nap in the middle!

...it was worth it, though....
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

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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oldschooler

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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:29 am

Re: FINALLY!!!!

A recent ex...Got the dear John on the last round in the "box"... but I got my AL III's...so life is still good...there will be another...and when there is...new avatar to follow...!!!
"She didn't look like a cop!"
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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:47 am

Re: FINALLY!!!!

OBI56 wrote:Ya bunch of horny old goats .... =D> =D> =D>

Yeah, so what's your point ?!? =P~ :lol:
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Oldschooler,congrats on staying home and scoring those speakers!!!BTW,now that she's an ex...any other pictures you'd care to post, would be welcomed by many of the "OLD GOATS" on the forum! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:37 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

Congrat's Jon on the purchase of Skip's speaker's! They are in really good condition and are sonically in perfect condition as well. Glad to hear that you liked the Plat's. Let me guess, Skip hooked them straight up to the 9t's right out of the 490t?

Yeah, that's some sweet sounds right there. I don't care who ya' are. ;)
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BrianT

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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:15 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

Congrats on your speaker's, have been looking for a pair my self
but very hard to find here in Canada.

BTW love your avatar.

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TNRabbit

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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:40 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

oldschooler wrote:A recent ex...Got the dear John on the last round in the "box"... but I got my AL III's...so life is still good...there will be another...and when there is...new avatar to follow...!!!


SO.......since she's a recent ex; is she available for a 3-way???

:D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

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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Post Wed Dec 03, 2008 9:46 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

-yep, the skipper [aka ole satch], iz as fine a person one will ever see in their travels !!!

-congrats on the al3's...

-ex's can be ruff, very ruff [mentally/ financially]

-the loot divorce attorneys make off folks'es heatbreaks iz criminal...thatz the worst !!! [IZE HATEZ THAT]

-itz hard, another diamond ring...but move on !!!

-enjoy, mr olds and great to see you postin again \:D/

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Post Thu Dec 04, 2008 1:40 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

I remember feeling that way when I got my Amazing originals. The buzz lasted for weeks. Every chance I got I was listening to music.
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Post Sat Dec 06, 2008 4:16 pm

Re: FINALLY!!!!

Glad to hear you finally got hooked up with some Carver spkrs! They are sweet aint they?
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