Bob Carver and Rita Helm have closed another shop.

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

Post by Toy Maker » Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:59 am

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...

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Bob's eBay amps of course, the new line-source speakers

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tubed Pre
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and a few other goodies I'll keep under wraps for now :-"

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

Post by engtaz » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:04 pm

Great news James. Thanks for sharing. =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Bob Carver and Rita Helm have opened a new shop.

Post by Toy Maker » Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:05 pm

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

Post by engtaz » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:04 pm

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

Post by TNRabbit » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:08 pm

This IS good news! =D>
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Re: Bob Carver and Rita Helm have opened a new shop.

Post by kingman » Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:23 pm

I hate it!!!! Just means more stuff I'll have to drool over and end up buying!!!!! Fuck retirement!!!!!!! ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)
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Re: Bob Carver and Rita Helm have opened a new shop.

Post by elgrau » Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:24 pm

Especially the "drooling" part, KM.... :lol:
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Re: Bob Carver and Rita Helm have opened a new shop.

Post by mbskeam » Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:36 pm

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

Post by Toy Maker » Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:40 pm

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

Post by jjptkd » Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:06 pm

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

Post by OconeeOrange » Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:09 pm

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

Post by Scarabeo » Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:29 pm

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

Post by OconeeOrange » Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:08 pm

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

Post by angelod307 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 3:53 pm

My seven channel is on it's way.
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Re: Bob Carver and Rita Helm have opened a new shop.

Post by jjptkd » Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:33 pm

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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