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hewlew1

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Post Fri May 04, 2012 11:37 am

My last 2

Yesterday the spirit finally moved me to start building my last 2 Carverfest monoblocks. I was missing some parts and needed to order what I did not recieve in my kits. Here is a few pics of last nights progress.
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"Carver Audio, why settle for less, just ask my neighbors"
C1,C2,CT3,CT6,CT7/3,CT23,CT26,C4000,The Receiver,M500,M500T/6,M1.5T,TFM24/2,TFM/25/3,TFM35,TFM35X,TFM42/2,DTL200,TDR1700,DPL20,TX11/2, 5.2Center,5.1Sub/3,Original Amazings,Platinum Amazings/2,AL3'S,Polk SDA SRS, Polk SDA 1C's, Polk RTA11's, Polk Monitor 10's/2 ,Monitor 7's, Sunfire 300x2 /5, Sunfire pre, Sunfire MK2 Sub/2, 4 Carverfest monoblocks, Carverfest linestage preamp/2, Mapletree Audio Designs Tube Preamp,Phase Linear Andromeda III speakers, Phase Linear 4000 Preamp, Dahlquist DQ-10's
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jjptkd

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Post Fri May 04, 2012 12:07 pm

Re: My last 2

Nice! =D> How do those sound on the Cerwin Vegas? :-k
Oppo Sonica DAC / Pre
Sunfire 300x2
Klipsch Cherry RF-5's w/ RC-7 Horn & Crossover
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hewlew1

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Posts: 2009

Joined: Tue Feb 17, 2004 11:02 pm

Location: Northeast, Pa

Post Fri May 04, 2012 5:24 pm

Re: My last 2

jjptkd, I have tried my 2 working monoblocks on several sets of speaks they are currently playing a pair of Polk monitor 10's. As far as Cerwins the only ones I have played on the amps are a pair of D1's the ones I had the thread called refoam job about, I liked them as they reach down to 30 Hz with only an 8 inch woofer. The speaks I liked the most on the amps were a pair of Pioneer HPM-40's they sounded incredible with the tubes. I put them on CL and they sold right away. I just have two much audio stuff, next up on the block is a pair of Dahlquist DQ-8's as soon as the spirit moves me to list them.
"Carver Audio, why settle for less, just ask my neighbors"
C1,C2,CT3,CT6,CT7/3,CT23,CT26,C4000,The Receiver,M500,M500T/6,M1.5T,TFM24/2,TFM/25/3,TFM35,TFM35X,TFM42/2,DTL200,TDR1700,DPL20,TX11/2, 5.2Center,5.1Sub/3,Original Amazings,Platinum Amazings/2,AL3'S,Polk SDA SRS, Polk SDA 1C's, Polk RTA11's, Polk Monitor 10's/2 ,Monitor 7's, Sunfire 300x2 /5, Sunfire pre, Sunfire MK2 Sub/2, 4 Carverfest monoblocks, Carverfest linestage preamp/2, Mapletree Audio Designs Tube Preamp,Phase Linear Andromeda III speakers, Phase Linear 4000 Preamp, Dahlquist DQ-10's
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Some of the best fuckings we get during our lifetime come from a relative!
I don't kiss ass, I dont take peoples shit, so dont expect it from me!
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hewlew1

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Location: Northeast, Pa

Post Sat May 12, 2012 4:03 pm

Re: My last 2

Number 3 is all finished and the only thing left to do is install the transformer covers. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Those tubes glow quite nicely if I do say so myself.
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"Carver Audio, why settle for less, just ask my neighbors"
C1,C2,CT3,CT6,CT7/3,CT23,CT26,C4000,The Receiver,M500,M500T/6,M1.5T,TFM24/2,TFM/25/3,TFM35,TFM35X,TFM42/2,DTL200,TDR1700,DPL20,TX11/2, 5.2Center,5.1Sub/3,Original Amazings,Platinum Amazings/2,AL3'S,Polk SDA SRS, Polk SDA 1C's, Polk RTA11's, Polk Monitor 10's/2 ,Monitor 7's, Sunfire 300x2 /5, Sunfire pre, Sunfire MK2 Sub/2, 4 Carverfest monoblocks, Carverfest linestage preamp/2, Mapletree Audio Designs Tube Preamp,Phase Linear Andromeda III speakers, Phase Linear 4000 Preamp, Dahlquist DQ-10's
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Some of the best fuckings we get during our lifetime come from a relative!
I don't kiss ass, I dont take peoples shit, so dont expect it from me!
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Shortcake

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Post Sat May 12, 2012 7:28 pm

Re: My last 2

hewlew1 wrote:Number 3 is all finished and the only thing left to do is install the transformer covers. \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Those tubes glow quite nicely if I do say so myself.
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I'll trade you and Linda a kitten (you know the one that chews cords) for one of those puppies!
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato
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engtaz

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Post Sun May 13, 2012 11:40 am

Re: My last 2

Congrats Harry. I have not even started my 2nd and 3rd amps.
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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Martin1970

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TFM-35

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Post Sun May 13, 2012 11:54 am

Re: My last 2

If you have any blue wire left over when you're done, mail it to me!
All I lack are 4 1/2" pieces of blue x4
Trying to match the first one.
It's silly, but hey, if you're just going to throw it out at the end anyway....
Carverfest 10: Celebrating the life of our TNRabbit
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hewlew1

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Posts: 2009

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Location: Northeast, Pa

Post Sun May 13, 2012 3:18 pm

Re: My last 2

I never throw out any wire that may be usable. I have a box full of all different colors and gauges. If I have any blue wire left you can have it Martin. Will let you know when I am finished with the last amp.
"Carver Audio, why settle for less, just ask my neighbors"
C1,C2,CT3,CT6,CT7/3,CT23,CT26,C4000,The Receiver,M500,M500T/6,M1.5T,TFM24/2,TFM/25/3,TFM35,TFM35X,TFM42/2,DTL200,TDR1700,DPL20,TX11/2, 5.2Center,5.1Sub/3,Original Amazings,Platinum Amazings/2,AL3'S,Polk SDA SRS, Polk SDA 1C's, Polk RTA11's, Polk Monitor 10's/2 ,Monitor 7's, Sunfire 300x2 /5, Sunfire pre, Sunfire MK2 Sub/2, 4 Carverfest monoblocks, Carverfest linestage preamp/2, Mapletree Audio Designs Tube Preamp,Phase Linear Andromeda III speakers, Phase Linear 4000 Preamp, Dahlquist DQ-10's
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Some of the best fuckings we get during our lifetime come from a relative!
I don't kiss ass, I dont take peoples shit, so dont expect it from me!
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TNRabbit

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Post Sun May 13, 2012 7:42 pm

Re: My last 2

Geezus, Martin...I sent you a shitload of wire. You still meed more???


;-)
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Martin1970

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Post Mon May 14, 2012 6:44 pm

Re: My last 2

Hewlew - Thanks for the blue promise!


Mr. Rabbit - You are, of course, awesome for sending all of that wire - and plugs, and diodes. and other stuff too. Thanks again!
Carverfest 10: Celebrating the life of our TNRabbit
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Zoot Horn

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Post Mon May 14, 2012 7:08 pm

Re: My last 2

Maryin,, pm me your addy-- I have about 2 feet of the blue wire if that helps--I'm also local(halfway between Atl and Macon)--george

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