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YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

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jjptkd

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Post Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:48 pm

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

Did I miss the review Kingman or is it here somewheres? :-k :-k


kingman wrote:Monoblocks in Tha House!!!!!...Arrived in good shape...TUBE TIME!!!!!
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Sunfire TGP-III
Sunfire 405x5
PS Audio DL-III DAC
Klipsch Chorus II's
Klipsch RSW 15
Klipsch KW-120 (2)
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angelod307

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Post Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:57 pm

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

so guy's and gal's, i will throw this out again for those that are gonna roll out the cf2011 tubes bob brought for the amps, i want them pretty please with sugar on top. i will pay for the shipping. purty, purty please.... 8-[
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kingman

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Post Fri Jan 27, 2012 7:30 am

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

jjptkd wrote:Did I miss the review Kingman or is it here somewheres? :-k :-k


kingman wrote:Monoblocks in Tha House!!!!!...Arrived in good shape...TUBE TIME!!!!!
Monoblocks.JPG

Try to get pics up tonight.... 8)
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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jerryj12

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Post Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:33 am

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All done ! \:D/ \:D/
Couple of pics for your viewing pleasure.. lol
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Zoot Horn

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Post Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:34 am

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Jerry,, you sir,, have waaay toooo much stuff.Good on you. =D>
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jerryj12

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Post Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:38 am

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

Zoot Horn wrote:Jerry,, you sir,, have waaay toooo much stuff.Good on you. =D>


I only hope that one day I will have another of these Carver tube amps. [-o<

You should stop by and have a listen.
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Don

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Post Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:43 am

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

Jerry,

Are those Dynaco A-25's. That is what I am running my Carverfest tube amps with.
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jerryj12

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Post Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:48 am

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

Don wrote:Jerry,

Are those Dynaco A-25's. That is what I am running my Carverfest tube amps with.


Hey Don,
They Are indeed. Sound quite good on them too.
What are your thoughts on the match up?
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Don

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Post Sat Jan 28, 2012 3:00 pm

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

Jerry,

All I can say is the snergy is there. I have some Y's coming in soon from Blue Jeans and will hook up as monoblocks. I love my little Dynaco's. Brings back college memories. For what they cost, still make good music. Don't excel at anything, but no serious flaws either. If a speaker doesn't get the midrange right, then it doesn't matter about everything else. The little Dynaco's do get the midrange right IMHO.

Just changed out pre-amps from a Harmon Kardon to an Adcom GTP-450 I bought off the Gon. Trying out and will be giving to Matt for his birthday in May to use with his Carverfest Monoblocks. Must say another upgrade. A little more neutral sounding. For a measly $125 I couldn't be happier with the match and snergy between all 3. Plus, this old Adcom looks brand new to boot.

Next, after checking everything out, I am going to try this combo upstairs in the HTR with the Whispers. Then, it will time to get really serious.
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 Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:16 am

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

Looks great Jerry.
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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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tinpan

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Post Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:10 am

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

Very very nice Jerry, what speakers are those
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HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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angelod307

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Post Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:15 am

Re: YOUR CF Tube Amp Build Progress

job well done guys. that amp looks just like one bob offered......lol. awesome.
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jerryj12

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Post Sun Jan 29, 2012 7:32 pm

Resistor Color Code Converter

Thought this would be a cool tool to share, just did not know where to post it.
Seemed to fit in with the build.

Mods please move to a better spot as you see fit.

http://www.ealnet.com/m-eal/resistor/resistor.htm
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