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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by BillD » Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:06 am

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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by Toy Maker » Sun Jun 14, 2009 12:13 pm

I stole my mint black AL-IIIs a couple months ago for $250....
It was a 500 mile drive, but I got a ride from a friend that was making the trip for his company anyway.

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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by stevewithrow » Sun Jun 14, 2009 2:10 pm

BillD wrote:I agree with Steve. They'll certainly top any $1,000 speaker available today (if they're in good condition, speaker-wise). ALSs, in general, will probably top most $10,000 speakers.
Do you mean the AL-III,s ...or the ALS,s...I was referring to the AL-III,s.....My better half said she liked the sound of the AL-III,s better then the ALS,s......Then she admitted that the AL-III,s looked better , that the ALS,s looked like car doors.... :shock: .....I have had MB quart,s ...Paradigm studio ref,s....Listened to M & k...Martin Logan's.....Ect....Haven't had the chance to hear the Polk SDA,s....Which I want to real bad..( the older ones )...But for me , the AL-III,s...even if I had to spend 1000.00 , sounded much better....So if you have a chance to pick up a GOOD pair, I would go for it......You can always sell them.....But I dont think you will...When I got the ALS,s for 1000.00.....Im still surprised they still go for that amount....Im still in awe of the sound....I may be a bit biased .

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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by mewisemagic » Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:13 pm

is there a way too see the woofer to check the surrounds for wear/age or damage ?
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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by Magnaryder » Fri Jun 19, 2009 9:23 pm

mewisemagic wrote:is there a way too see the woofer to check the surrounds for wear/age or damage ?
Wabbit?? Wabbit?? What says you Gary?

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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by TNRabbit » Sat Jun 20, 2009 7:32 am

You'd need to CAREFULLY lie them down (their heavy) on their side (or face if you put them on a couple of pillows or a couch/bed/ etc.) & remove the bottom panel with a LARGE phillips screwdriver (4 screws. You can use a drill-driver, but I'd be VERY careful & make sure you use a huge phillips bit.

Make sure when you put them back that you get the back 2 spacers in the recessed they set down into (tilts the speaker back slightly)
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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by mewisemagic » Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:43 am

got the al3's and amp. they sound very good to me even though the room i put them in is way to small O:)
carver ct29v,tfm-15cb,tfm-35x,m1-ot,tlm-3600, pair of 9 t's ,c5,adcom 535 II,oppo 981 dvd, polk sda srs 2.3tl,polk sda srs 1.2
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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by weitrhino » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:12 pm

Seems to me in the the last year's time you have gone compleeeetely OCCD.

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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by mewisemagic » Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:03 pm

yes, i've gotton alot of carver stuff,but last nite wife said NO MORE :(
carver ct29v,tfm-15cb,tfm-35x,m1-ot,tlm-3600, pair of 9 t's ,c5,adcom 535 II,oppo 981 dvd, polk sda srs 2.3tl,polk sda srs 1.2
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Re: carver al-3plus

Post by thuffman03 » Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:14 pm

My problem is that I have no one to tell me no more Carver equipment. I just keep buying and buying. I know I have OCCD bad! ](*,)
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