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NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

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Toy Maker

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Post Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:20 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

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Post Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:34 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

James, why are you cutting holes in your surfboard?!?





:D
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Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
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Post Mon Apr 20, 2009 6:46 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Mr. Wabbit, He is installing a pair of JL subs to float the surf board using the ultra low frequencies. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :D :D :D :D :D

Good Job, ToyMaker! \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ You sure know how to make a Toy! Now, can you make me a new Remote? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Mon Apr 20, 2009 7:48 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Hey Dave I see James is working hard on the rack for your gear to go on? LOL!
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Post Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:24 pm

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Looking good James.
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Jag_97470

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Post Mon Apr 20, 2009 8:45 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Wow! that is looking Awesome! Remember; Don't drink and router!
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TNRabbit

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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:37 am

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Jag_97470 wrote:Wow! that is looking Awesome! Remember; Don't drink and router!


James doesn't drink, so no chance of that....
:-#
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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 Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:03 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Wow, those look really impressive. Are those the same JL subs used in the Fathom/Gotham series? If so, these speakers won't be hurting for bass at all...

How about the fniish? Piano black, like the Amazings?
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TNRabbit

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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:09 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

I think those are two models down from the Fathom/Gotham; they use an exclusive driver they don't sell separately.

James, those are the W6's, right?
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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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Toy Maker

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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:21 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

The Fathom and Gotham both use the 13.5" version of the W7 driver, mine are the 12", but yes, they are the same W7 line.
I wanted the keep the enclosure as small as possible, so I went with the 12" driver, plus it does not roll off as fast as the 13.5" does.

The paint will probably be colse the the AL-V's I built. The sub will be high gloss black, and panels will be dark metalic gray, and the grills will be black.

Here's a photo of the AL-V's
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PS, welcome to the forum !!!
Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it's very important that you do it 'cause nobody else will

‎~You think Einstein walked around thinkin' everyone was a bunch of dumb shits?~

SHUT UP AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!
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marantzfan

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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:03 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Toy Maker wrote:The Fathom and Gotham both use the 13.5" version of the W7 driver, mine are the 12", but yes, they are the same W7 line.
I wanted the keep the enclosure as small as possible, so I went with the 12" driver, plus it does not roll off as fast as the 13.5" does.

The paint will probably be colse the the AL-V's I built. The sub will be high gloss black, and panels will be dark metalic gray, and the grills will be black.

Here's a photo of the AL-V's
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PS, welcome to the forum !!!


WOW those really look stunning! I wish I had the wood worknig skills to attempt a project like that...Guess I'll just have to
"make due" with my Amazing Silver's till then... :lol:

BTW, it seems like you and Bob are pretty close. Is he working with you on these designs? If not, has he seen/heard them?
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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:20 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Yeah, we're pretty close. Last year at Carverfest Bob spent about 5 hours "tuning" my AL-V's, and seemed pretty impressed with the outcome.

He's not involved with any of the AL-designs I am playing around with, but he and I are working on another set of speakers together right now.
They are nothing like what you see here. It will be a few more months before they are ready to show.

My fahter and I are also working with him on the "1st Production Run" of a prototype tube preamp Bob designed back on the 90's when he was still with Carver.
Lots of cool things going one to keep me out of trouble.

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=7572

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Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it's very important that you do it 'cause nobody else will

‎~You think Einstein walked around thinkin' everyone was a bunch of dumb shits?~

SHUT UP AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!
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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:25 pm

Re: NEW AL-VI Design Progress (( DESIGN POLL ))

Maybe I missed it somewhere, but how do you and your father know Bob? Also, is your father a member here?..

I'm sure everybody but me knows the answer to these questions... :-"
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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:32 pm

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Hey marantzfan I noticed your avatar Vinyl rules. Thought you might find this interesting on e-bay. I have bought from this seller before, I highly recommend.

http://cgi.ebay.com/LED-ZEPPELIN-45-rpm ... 1|294%3A50
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Post Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:43 pm

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marantzfan wrote:Maybe I missed it somewhere, but how do you and your father know Bob? Also, is your father a member here?..

I'm sure everybody but me knows the answer to these questions... :-"


Here's a little background info...
viewtopic.php?p=16#p16
Whatever you do in life will be insignificant, but it's very important that you do it 'cause nobody else will

‎~You think Einstein walked around thinkin' everyone was a bunch of dumb shits?~

SHUT UP AND ENJOY THE MUSIC!
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