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Bob Carver and Rita Helm have closed another shop.

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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:59 am

Re: Bob Carver and Rita Helm have opened a new shop.

elgrau wrote:Cool, TM. Any hints as to the product line of Bob's new company? Primarily tube gear? Refurbed "old" Carver stuff? Speakers?


You are pretty much correct. These are the projects that have been brought up in conversation so far... we have to walk before we can run...

Projects already underway:
Bob's eBay amps of course, the new line-source speakers

Possible projects to come:
tubed Pre
micro sub
tube stage
and a few other goodies I'll keep under wraps for now :-"
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:04 pm

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Great news James. Thanks for sharing. =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:05 pm

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engtaz wrote:Great news James. Thanks for sharing. =D> =D> =D> =D>


call me later... I left you a couple VM's
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:04 pm

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will do.
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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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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:08 pm

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This IS good news! =D>
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:23 pm

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I hate it!!!! Just means more stuff I'll have to drool over and end up buying!!!!! Fuck retirement!!!!!!! ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:24 pm

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Especially the "drooling" part, KM.... :lol:
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:36 pm

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hhmm..... :-k :-k
that might explane the renting of a building at harvey air field.
my buddy saw Bob's name as a new tenent there......
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:40 pm

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mbskeam wrote:hhmm..... :-k :-k
that might explane the renting of a building at harvey air field.
my buddy saw Bob's name as a new tenent there......


:-" :-" :-" :-" :-" :-" :-"
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:06 pm

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I just spoke with Bill on my way home from work before reading the update from Toymaker and he pretty much said the same thing. From his position, nothing is changing but the name of the business. Rita has been out since the move to the new building, a little over 2 months and she's been replaced. She may still come back if things get straightened out for her but it will be as a back up tech to her replacement. As far as Mr. Carver renting another building, that doesn't surprise me at all. Their new location is just a fraction of the size of the old Sunfire building and they had a ton of stuff laying around everywhere, it couldn't have possibly fit in the new shop.
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:09 pm

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jjptkd wrote:I just spoke with Bill on my way home from work before reading the update from Toymaker and he pretty much said the same thing. From his position, nothing is changing but the name of the business. Rita has been out since the move to the new building, a little over 2 months and she's been replaced. She may still come back if things get straightened out for her but it will be as a back up tech to her replacement. As far as Mr. Carver renting another building, that doesn't surprise me at all. Their new location is just a fraction of the size of the old Sunfire building and they had a ton of stuff laying around everywhere, it couldn't have possibly fit in the new shop.


That sounds like a win for us all ---
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:29 pm

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OconeeOrange wrote:
That sounds like a win for us all ---


Yeah, it ALSO sounds like another one liner from the clown :lol: :lol: :lol:

Having a new shop is interesting :-k must be more to the story,,,
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Post Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:08 pm

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Scarabeo wrote:.

Yeah, it ALSO sounds like another one liner from the clown :lol: :lol: :lol:
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That is funny --

Yall wish I could do one liners :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:53 pm

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My seven channel is on it's way.
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Post Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:33 pm

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Right on, Bill is the man when it comes to Sunfire. I'd give him a call and tell him that it's on its way if you haven't already. You might want to leave him your number so he can call you when he gets a chance to open her up and tell you what he finds.
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