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tah800

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Post Tue May 19, 2009 6:13 pm

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Not sure how far but it's a long way. Check New Brunswick, Canada on the map. It borders with Maine. Sussex is midway between Moncton and Saint John. $465 for the repair plus 15% to convert to American funds. Probably another $500 for gas, lodging, meals. We're up to a around 1200 now. Shipping may be the way to go right???
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Post Tue May 19, 2009 6:29 pm

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It's a pretty long ass drive !!!
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source= ... F8&t=h&z=7

Dad's leaving for NY tomorrow, and will probably be there Thursday or Friday. I know they have a nice empty guest room on the lake too :)
Goodluck, hope it all works out for you !!!

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Post Tue May 19, 2009 7:07 pm

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There is no adventure in shipping.

There is no scenery in shipping.

There is no lake house in shipping.

There is no time spent with the inimitable DaveS in shipping.

I'd say it's a no brainer.

Just my opinion.


P.S. you would always ahve a great story to tell people when lisiening to them.

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Post Tue May 19, 2009 7:46 pm

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PDR wrote:Congrats Steve!!

Sounds like they are talking about the Originals...probably meant 5'-6".
What are you going to drive them with?

After all the crap Art is going through I feel a little guilty, he found a pair in Calgary but was worried about
shipping issues so with his go ahead I bought them from the guy. These are in "new" condition and sound
really great....I just bought a A760-x to drive them.

Better luck Art.....I'm routin for yah.

Perry

I have several amps , right now the biggest one I have is a TMF-35..I use the 35 to run my ribbons on my AL-III,s...I know that wont work to well...So I will be in the market for some thing better....They might just sit for awhile....
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Post Tue May 19, 2009 8:27 pm

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Congratulations tah800 and Steve!!!! Both great deals!!! Can we please move on now, I'm starting to cry.
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docadillac

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Post Tue May 19, 2009 8:29 pm

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Way to go Art!!! =D> =D> =D> I'm glad you got them for $500. Any work you do on them now will be well worth it.
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Post Tue May 19, 2009 8:32 pm

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Congrats Steve!! =D> =D> =D> They sound like a great deal. It was good that you could get them on a pay as you go type of deal.
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Post Tue May 19, 2009 9:22 pm

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The link to AL crossovers that I forgot to post previously ! ](*,) #-o


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stevewithrow

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Post Wed May 20, 2009 9:52 am

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These are the ones im getting....


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PDR

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Post Wed May 20, 2009 10:23 am

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Originals...................Sweeeet!!

Nice Shape
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docadillac

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Post Wed May 20, 2009 11:16 am

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WOW Steve!!! =D> =D> =D> They look absolutely mint. Are you going to find a different amp to run them?
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Post Wed May 20, 2009 12:39 pm

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Beautiful Originals. Look absolutely minty.
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
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Post Wed May 20, 2009 6:20 pm

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stevewithrow wrote:
BillD wrote:Steve, are they plats?

It was over 6 months ago when I seen them on craigs list....They changed there mind back then , then I get a call and e-mail offering them to me 1 st the other day....I said yes , they where also kind enough to offer me a payment plan being the fact I dont have 1000.00 right up front . I e-mailed them and asked which ones they where , here is the e-mail they sent back....photos tomorrow , and I pick them up on the 30th of this month....I feel truly blessed to have these come my way...


The Carver Amazing Loudspeakers are the first generation speakers with 60" dual ribbons, to 25Hz - referred to as direct drive large area full range ribbons.
They are 56" in height - glossy black lacquer - weight approx. 112 lbs. each with 4 - 12" woofers on each side. (We have the original review in Stereo Review Magazine with the original manual from Carver. They are in original and excellent condition; they have been moved only twice since date of purchase.


Steve that almost sounds like they are originals that were upgraded to plat's! Best thing to do is check out the pics to tell ! Eddie!
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BillD

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Post Wed May 20, 2009 7:03 pm

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Well, pics say they are Originals (read DUAL ribbons).
It should sound like it isn't there!
There is a difference between hearing and listening...
Making life enjoyable through expensive electronics.
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Sunfire:Theater Grand III processor, Ultimate Receiver, Cinema Grand Signature 400 ~ seven, True Subwoofer Mk. II, D-10 Subwoofer
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stevewithrow

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Post Wed May 20, 2009 7:28 pm

Re: Need Good Advice

docadillac wrote:WOW Steve!!! =D> =D> =D> They look absolutely mint. Are you going to find a different amp to run them?

Yes , eventually I will get a different amp....I have a TFM 35 , but I know it,s not enough power...here is the fuuny part , they said they are using a Marantz amp to run the Carvers , they told me awhile back which amp , I dont remember the model # , but i do remember it was about 100 watts per.....I dont know if that should be a concern that the speakers pretty much never been drivin....
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