2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

12th Annual CARVERFEST 2018 September 5th - 19th
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Don » Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:20 pm

frenchguy wrote:
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:51 am
:lol: =D> bring what you brought for all the other builds! 8)
Found this for those that were not there. There may be a more complete list somewhere else. Include solder and one of those extra hands with magnifier also came in handy. Wire strippers and wire cutters also.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Eddie » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:45 pm

Hey don't forget about me! I'm in !
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by sea » Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:52 pm

Eddie wrote:
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:45 pm
Hey don't forget about me! I'm in !
We got you on the list , Eddie!

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by engtaz » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:30 am

I suggest if mails were sent for deposits, please resend.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by sea » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:14 am

Just a reminder about Amp Deposits. I have received about 40% of the deposits. We would like to have all of these in by April 15. If you have not gotten an email from me with details and you are on the confirmed list please PM me.

If you are on the contingency list hang tight. There are about 7 amps left and RobertR will be sorting this out soon.

Thanks, Ed

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Robert R » Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:57 am

In two weeks it might all be sorted out, after the deadline. But until then, when we know for certain who's really in or out, I can't make any progress on the contingency list.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by sea » Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:25 am

Sunday is the deadlinbe to have your deposits in. So far I have about 60%. I will send an email to those that I do not have as of next Sunday.

These are the participants from which I have recieved deposits. If you have sent it and you are not on this list please PM me.

Zoothorn
Morris
BarryG
HappyTrails
Daniel Atkins
ItchItch
Kingman
Don Deal
OldTexasDog
SteveK
RobertR
kve777
Frenchguy
BrianT
Eddie
sea
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Uncle Meat
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by oldtexasdog » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:23 am

Don't snooze and lose folks! :-({|=
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Toy Maker » Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:05 pm

I'm going to officially bow out of the tube amp build for this year.
I have more amps than I could possibly use, and really no small speaker that a 100w amp could justify at all.

So that leaves 2 more amps up for grabs.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by UncleMeat » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:32 pm

I've been happy with my modded Marshall 9200 which is ~80 WPC with 8 vintage 6L6GC's. I've bi-amped it (and at times tri-amped) with TFM-45's. It drives my stock ALS w/60" Originals to enough volume to not feel the need for more power on it's own, but the overall sound is a bit cleaner while bi-amping.

100 Watt of tubes -can- be enough power; especially when bi-amped since then your net is 200WPC.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by oldtexasdog » Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:00 pm

Well everyone either in or out? How did we do?
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Robert R » Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:15 pm

According to Ed (sea), we have everyone (almost) paid up - a couple are at the "check's in the mail" stage. But it looks like 64 amps are on order.

That being the case, there will be a few extras for those who asked to get one way back when, before the rules were finalized. I will be contacting those people to see if they are still interested. If so, they will have to get a deposit to Ed 'posthaste'. I have to get a final number to Bob before it's time to order things like chassis, transformers, boards, etc.

It's already too late to up an order from one to two amps, unless much later in the game a few extras somehow emerge.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by peck555 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 4:12 pm

:D sent my deposit today :D

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Dennis47 » Tue May 01, 2018 11:53 am

@RobertR,
Thanks for letting me be included on this great opportunity... \:D/

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by MRHP » Tue May 08, 2018 4:52 pm

Just making sure that the EL34 / 6CA7 type tube will work in this amp??

Without tube socket changes??

Just bias adjustment only??

Looking at some Mullard xf2 EL34 1965 vintage nos tubes.

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