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 Magnaryder » Tue Feb 27, 2018 1:39 pm

tfm75 wrote:
Sat Feb 24, 2018 11:30 pm
as it stands at 69 amps at $650.00 is $44,850 *5* 8)
Just enough for a down on the new Dodge Demon..... or a used HellCat. hmmmm

ray

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by sea » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:26 am

Ok. I am about to send out emails with details about sending in deposits. This is the most current list of participants. I know that RobertR has several people on a contingency list. This will get resolved as time passes. Almost all available amps are spoken for.

Zoothorn 1
Morris 1
BarryG 1
HappyTrails 1
Daniel Atkins 1
DaveS 1
Engtaz 1
AR9Jim 1
ItchItch 1
Kingman 1
Don 1
OldTexasDog 1
AngeloD 1
SteveK 1
Nahash (Greg) 2
RobertR 2
Magnaryder 2
Mbkseam 2
LonerT 2
kve777 2
DennisMiller 2
Iamjohngalt 2
Frenchguy 2
BrianT 2
sea 2
Martin1970 2
Hewlew 2
Shortcake 2
Radioeng2 2
Treitz 2
Jerry 2
Toymaker 2
Dnspy007 2
BobSmi57 2
MRHP 2
Trav0810 2
Uncle Meat 2
AndrewJohn 2
B-Man 2
packratt 2
Chiroacademy 2

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by iamjohngalt » Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:13 pm

Who is coordinating the set up and availability of equipment to be used for building amps at the Fest?

Fxbill from the thecarversite (who has tried repeatedly to get signed up here without any email reply or confirmation) has offered to bring a lot of equipment for people to use in building amps at the fest:
2 variacs (with ammeter)
hot air soldering station
3 soldering stations
Shrink tubing, solder braid/wick, solder suckers,
Teflon coated copper wire
4x dykes
2 heat wire strippers
Heat shrink guns
2 Fluke digital meters

I plan to bring a soldering station, 2 dykes, solder, too, and I'd like to contact whoever is assembling equipment.
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by sea » Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:42 pm

i am not exactly sure who is coordinating that part of the project, I am not. Perhaps RobertR?

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by BarryG » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:06 pm

I’ll be bringing my own solder/desoldering station and various tools! I’ll bring my fluke as well! If other things will be needed let me know!

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by B-Man » Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:14 am

I will be bringing a full complement of tools and a soldering / de-soldering station.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Magnaryder » Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:26 am

Robert a comprehensive tools list would be an advantage.

ray
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Shortcake » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:44 pm

I plan on bringing Harry.
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by frenchguy » Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:58 pm

ah, nevermind! :rolleyes: :lol:
Carver Silver 7t mono blocks, Carver M-4.0t & 2 tfm 42,s. ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t,TX11 tuner, jolida jd 100A. JBL L96 & JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Dared MP-5BT Integrated vacuum tube amp, 2 sets of Carver Amazing Silver speakers, oak & black. Carver Cinema 5.1 subwoofer & Tesla audio Carverfest satellite ribbon speakers & stands & Douglas connection cables

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Robert R » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:15 pm

Latest corrections to the list: Remove Dennis Miller (2). Add Eddie Mackievicz (1).
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Robert R » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:18 pm

On the question of amp testing – Originally, it was to be Greg, plus Mark L. and Dennis M. But now those latter two seem to be not coming, so anyone qualified and bringing the basic equipment needed should PM me, on either forum. Please mention the dates you will attend and what cabin you're staying in; if you are not yet locked in on a cabin, there are several last-minute openings available.

i'm still far from home, but will try to get online more often in the next few days.

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Toy Maker » Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:58 am

Magnaryder wrote:
Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:26 am
Robert a comprehensive tools list would be an advantage.

ray
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by frenchguy » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:51 am

:lol: =D> bring what you brought for all the other builds! 8)
Carver Silver 7t mono blocks, Carver M-4.0t & 2 tfm 42,s. ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t,TX11 tuner, jolida jd 100A. JBL L96 & JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Dared MP-5BT Integrated vacuum tube amp, 2 sets of Carver Amazing Silver speakers, oak & black. Carver Cinema 5.1 subwoofer & Tesla audio Carverfest satellite ribbon speakers & stands & Douglas connection cables

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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by Magnaryder » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:56 am

Pictured above :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

ray
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Re: 2018 Carverfest Tube Power Amplifier Build

Post by sea » Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:54 pm

Good Afternoon,

A couple of week's ago I sent emails to everyone that was on the list RobertR gave me. Included were details about sending in a $350 deposit by April 15th. I asked in the email that everyone acknowledge the email so I would be sure that I had a good email address and that the information made it to you. I did not want to post the details on the site because my street address was included for those that might want to send payment through the mail. For those of you that responded, thank you. The money is starting to come in. So far about 30% of the deposits have been collected.

I am going to send the email again to the 17 that I did not get an acknowlegement from. I apologize in advance if you responded and I mised it.

Thanks, Ed

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