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Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

Poll ended at Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:20 am

HOW MANY AMPS WILL YOU NEED

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6
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TNRabbit

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Post Thu Oct 20, 2011 8:08 am

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

James/Alex,

Do we have any kind of ETA on the bottom covers? Not rushing. Just wondered....
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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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Mr. M-500t

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Post Thu Oct 20, 2011 10:06 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

Why don't you make your own Gary ? your handy ! O:)
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Post Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:27 am

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

TNRabbit wrote:James/Alex,

Do we have any kind of ETA on the bottom covers? Not rushing. Just wondered....



We are going to put a 600 lb sheet of aluminum on the table today, we have to pull out the laser to get the sheet on the table. When we get the machine running, we plan on cutting a sample bottom out of 1/8 inch acrylic. HOPEFULLY, photos by the end of the day...
RIP BillD
BillD wrote:Well, some people are glass half empty people and some are glass half full. Being an engineer, I just think the glass is the wrong size.


My system (sitting in the garage):

(Stereo System)
Modified Carver AL III+'s (Pushed into the corners to make room for the ALS speakers)
Modified CarverFest 2011 20w tube amplifier
Carver Pro PT-1800
Sunfire Prototype TGA-2375
Carver TX-2 Tuner (not used)
Logitech Squeezebox (replaced Tuner & dad's CD player)
CARVERaudio Directional RCA interconnects
RCA-Headphone jack for iPod & iPhone
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TNRabbit

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Post Fri Oct 21, 2011 10:31 am

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

Mr. M-500t wrote:Why don't you make your own Gary ? your handy ! O:)


Already paid for these!
TNRabbit
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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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TNRabbit

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Post Mon Jan 23, 2012 11:55 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

AlexSauter wrote:
TNRabbit wrote:James/Alex,

Do we have any kind of ETA on the bottom covers? Not rushing. Just wondered....



We are going to put a 600 lb sheet of aluminum on the table today, we have to pull out the laser to get the sheet on the table. When we get the machine running, we plan on cutting a sample bottom out of 1/8 inch acrylic. HOPEFULLY, photos by the end of the day...





????
TNRabbit
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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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TNRabbit

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Post Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:32 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

I'm at the point where I NEED these bottom covers now.

What's the deal?
TNRabbit
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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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TNRabbit

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Post Thu Feb 02, 2012 10:51 am

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ...................WTF?
TNRabbit
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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 Jul 18, 2012 3:31 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

so, the update from joe has arrived on the power issue.
CarverFest: I just go for the arts and crafts
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angelod307

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:34 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

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CarverFest: I just go for the arts and crafts
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Don

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 3:57 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

TNRabbit wrote:size=200]WTF?[/size]




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To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.
— Thomas Paine


"Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value" Albert Einstein

"Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them". Charlie Reese

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RIP Bill D.
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Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:56 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

Mine look GREAT!!!!!
Cover.JPG
Oh Yeah!!!!
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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Don

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Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:55 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

kingman wrote:Mine look GREAT!!!!!
Cover.JPG



OK, don't rub it in! :lol:

My times 2 WTF quote from Gary: I was referring to the schematic Angelo posted. My bad, I should have clarified.
To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.
— Thomas Paine


"Try not to become a man of success, but rather a man of value" Albert Einstein

"Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them". Charlie Reese

"The problems we face today exist because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living." Brad Shurett


"Kindness is a language that the Deaf can hear and the Blind can see." Mark Twain

RIP Bill D.
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Post Wed Jul 18, 2012 10:52 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

hhhmmmm,......
so the extra parts in the pic of the 2020 amp power supply makes more sense now.....
the extra caps and resistors.

cool...... =D> =D> =D>


I cant find the pics I saw of the inside of the proto 2020, any body see these?
Mbskeam


#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
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Post Thu Jul 19, 2012 11:30 pm

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

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Mbskeam


#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
Necronomicon Ex-Mortis....... Klaatu Barada Nikkto
"We should seek the greatest value of our action"
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Post Sun Jul 22, 2012 11:29 am

Re: Bob Carver's "CarverFest" 20w Tube Amplifier

Thanks Mike
engtaz


Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
C 16, PT 2400, Slim Device, Carver TX-8, 490T and Rega TT w Grado Gold cart in the 2 channel setup
Bogen SRB20 is computer amp
Carver PM-350 donated for youth church use
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