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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by Zoot Horn » Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:10 am

Yeah,, I'm with you Wayne-- chill time-- I've thought about it since starting this thread,,and I've come to the realization,that building these things require alot of time,pre build, and money not to mention shipping etc.

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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by BrianT » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:01 pm

frenchguy wrote:Some small ribbon speakers would be less time consuming then a preamp would be IMO.! But just relaxing would work too !
Al

That sounds like a good idea to me, something that will only take half a day to a day max.

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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by kingman » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:46 pm

BrianT wrote:
frenchguy wrote:Some small ribbon speakers would be less time consuming then a preamp would be IMO.! But just relaxing would work too !
Al

That sounds like a good idea to me, something that will only take half a day to a day max.

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That's how the amp build started Brian. It only took Tom Zucher 1/2 a day and most all other novices are still trying to get their amp put together where it will work. I don't know how many of the Carverfest amps are working today but I would say mine are an exception to the rule. If we do speakers I think a pre built cabinet with a crossover with minimal components to soldier to it with a ribbon and woofer. Finish optional later.I could probably deal with that. Anything else and Alex is the man!!!!!
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by BrianT » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:59 pm

kingman wrote:
BrianT wrote:
frenchguy wrote:Some small ribbon speakers would be less time consuming then a preamp would be IMO.! But just relaxing would work too !
Al

That sounds like a good idea to me, something that will only take half a day to a day max.

Brian
That's how the amp build started Brian. It only took Tom Zucher 1/2 a day and most all other novices are still trying to get their amp put together where it will work. I don't know how many of the Carverfest amps are working today but I would say mine are an exception to the rule. If we do speakers I think a pre built cabinet with a crossover with minimal components to soldier to it with a ribbon and woofer. Finish optional later.I could probably deal with that. Anything else and Alex is the man!!!!!
Wayne.

My little CF amp works perfect and I built it, I pull it out once a month and use it for a day, and then back into storage. (it did take me 2 days to make it)

As for doing speakers, with the box pre built, it should not take very long to solder the crossover together and mount the drivers and as you say
finish at your leisure later.

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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by hewlew1 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:42 am

In 2011 I had a working set of CF Monoblocks which I listened to for several days before we left. Built the other 2 at home after that and I am Happy to report all are in tip top condition. They even have the Tubular Joe upgrade done to them all.
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by kingman » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:27 am

That's 8...Alex has one working, Tom has one working....anyone else??? :-s
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by TNRabbit » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:38 am

If by some miracle I am able to make it down this year, I damn sure won't be getting involved in another build. While it was fun at times & a great learning experience, I woulldn't want to waste that kind of time again. I was there 4 days & didn't even get to see all the setups or visit all the different folks.

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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by EndersShadow » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:07 am

IIRC Mark (Radioeng2) has one working (I saw it thanksgiving last year)
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by kingman » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:52 am

That's 9 and Ray has one to make 10.
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by frenchguy » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:06 pm

Make that 11, mine works great !
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by hewlew1 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:12 pm

Angelo bought 7 and I know one of them is funtional dont know the condition of the other 6. George has 2 one of them he brought to last years fest and I did the upgrade for him on it . The second one is being shipped back to him from Alex. Mike Built 1 at the fest but I believe he bought 2. All in all I thought 68 kits were purchased .
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by kingman » Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:16 pm

Ok... Since I hijacked this thread I'll start another one about the Carrverfest amps. :lol:
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by wrstps » Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:16 pm

Wayne were you counting me or the other Ray
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by elgrau » Tue Mar 05, 2013 6:53 pm

That's sure purty, wr! :D
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Re: What are we gonna build 2013

Post by Magnaryder » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:17 pm

wrstps wrote:Wayne were you counting me or the other Ray
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That's fooking nice!!!! Maybe we could share some pics of the finished products somewhere.

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