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Hello From Another Carver Addict

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toucanet

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Post Mon Apr 05, 2010 8:50 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

treitz3 wrote:
toucanet wrote:Needless to say, I was tired after driving 25 hours with only a one hour break.
A good friend of mine said this once and I think the same statement is appropriate here.....

Ahhh, the things we do in pursuit of audio nirvana


As far as the CDP? Don't get a Carver CDP. Technology has come leaps and bound since then. There is only one exception that I can think about.....that being the Carver 490t withOUT the stock tubes. They sucked. Do you have a budget in mind for a CDP?


Cables? If we meet up this weekend we could possibly demonstrate many cables....let me get up with the hosts, please.


I need to update my cables on my current CDP. However, that will be my next purchase. I do not have a budget in mind yet.

toucanet
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toucanet

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Post Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:02 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

Zoot Horn wrote:congrats on the new aqusition--now get some tubes on them. \:D/
Welcome to the forum--where tubes rule. 8)


Thanks :D
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TNRabbit

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Post Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:23 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

toucanet wrote:
bsturgeon89 wrote:Welcome ToucanSam

And people thought I was crazy for going to Canada to get speakers


I drove roughly 1,500 miles within 25 hours. My body felt it when I finally laid down to rest.

The speakers were definitely worth the trip.

Now, if I can just get my hands on the Silver 7T's [-o<



I drove straight through from Maryland to Indiana (600 miles one way) & back within 18 hours to pick up my AL-IIIs~
TNRabbit
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.
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toucanet

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Post Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:29 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

TNRabbit wrote:
toucanet wrote:
bsturgeon89 wrote:Welcome ToucanSam

And people thought I was crazy for going to Canada to get speakers


I drove roughly 1,500 miles within 25 hours. My body felt it when I finally laid down to rest.

The speakers were definitely worth the trip.

Now, if I can just get my hands on the Silver 7T's [-o<



I drove straight through from Maryland to Indiana (600 miles one way) & back within 18 hours to pick up my AL-IIIs~


I'm glad I am not the only one that will do what I did. I would do it again, if I had to. However, I would stay overnight before getting back on the road.

toucanet
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treitz3

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Post Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:39 pm

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If you don't mind me asking, what is your real name? Gary, George, Tom [me] and another Tom have already spoken with you on this thread. It kinda sucks when we are so guarded by the internet that we can't use our own identity.

If you don't want to use your real name, that's cool. No harm....no foul. I'm just the type of guy that would like to address you properly.

That said, I have sent word to see if it's OK for you to meet up at the hosts house down in Hotlanta. No promises, but seeing as how you are much as a nutcase as we are....traveling so far for "just" a pair of speakers [as our women would say]....I'd say you fit the bill. Still, it's their decision. I should know more by tomorrow night.

Treitz3, signing off.
In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to a good analogue reproduction.

Robert R. - "Did you see my North Korea analogy? I should have named it Carversite.kim"
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toucanet

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Post Mon Apr 05, 2010 9:50 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

treitz3 wrote:If you don't mind me asking, what is your real name? Gary, George, Tom [me] and another Tom have already spoken with you on this thread. It kinda sucks when we are so guarded by the internet that we can't use our own identity.

If you don't want to use your real name, that's cool. No harm....no foul. I'm just the type of guy that would like to address you properly.

That said, I have sent word to see if it's OK for you to meet up at the hosts house down in Hotlanta. No promises, but seeing as how you are much as a nutcase as we are....traveling so far for "just" a pair of speakers [as our women would say]....I'd say you fit the bill. Still, it's their decision. I should know more by tomorrow night.

Treitz3, signing off.


My name is Chris
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Jag_97470

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Post Mon Apr 05, 2010 10:15 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

bsturgeon89 wrote:Welcome ToucanSam

And people thought I was crazy for going to Canada to get speakers


What do you mean, people thought you were crazy?? You are fucking crazy!!! ](*,)
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engtaz

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:25 am

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Welcome
engtaz


Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
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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toucanet

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:48 am

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

Jag_97470 wrote:
bsturgeon89 wrote:Welcome ToucanSam

And people thought I was crazy for going to Canada to get speakers


What do you mean, people thought you were crazy?? You are fucking crazy!!! ](*,)


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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toucanet

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:50 am

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

engtaz wrote:Welcome


Thanks engtaz. Did G.Daniels ever answer why he was selling his tubes on the other board?

Just curious
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TNRabbit

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 7:14 am

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

toucanet wrote:
engtaz wrote:Welcome


Thanks engtaz. Did G.Daniels ever answer why he was selling his tubes on the other board?

Just curious


I heard he was going to replace it all with a BOSE Acoustic Wave Radio~
TNRabbit
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From FrankieD's lips to your ears: Sunfire - a quiet box of endless power.

Sunfire TG-IV/400~7 Amp
Carver SD/A-360 CDP
Benchmark DAC-1
Sony SACD/DVD-A
Active bi-amp: Ashly XR-1001 & 2 Rane PEQ-15s
Main: HotRodded AL-IIIs
Sub: Klipsch RT-12d
Center: Sunfire CRS-3c
Surround: Sunfire CRS-3 (x 2)

OconeeOrange wrote:"Gary likes to play it 'loud' as do I. His system begs you turn it up until you die"

RIP WIlliam B. Dibble, 1948-2012. I'll miss you my friend.
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toucanet

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 9:47 am

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

TNRabbit wrote:
toucanet wrote:
engtaz wrote:Welcome


Thanks engtaz. Did G.Daniels ever answer why he was selling his tubes on the other board?

Just curious


I heard he was going to replace it all with a BOSE Acoustic Wave Radio~


Say it isn't so :^o
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engtaz

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 2:18 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

George said he was keeping the VTL's. George believes in change, :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: He and his GF are fantastic people
Last edited by engtaz on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:15 am, edited 1 time in total.
engtaz


Carver M4.0T in front channels to Caver AL VI's in SACD & 2 Channel setup
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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treitz3

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:11 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

toucanet wrote:
engtaz wrote:Welcome


Thanks engtaz. Did G.Daniels ever answer why he was selling his tubes on the other board?

Just curious
George has a friend who is also a member of this board [but rarely posts on either board] that has probably 900 or so tubes to play with. I don't think he'll be buying tubes for a while unless something just strikes his fancy. You see, George has this sickness. I think they call it tuberslutitis or some shit.
In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to a good analogue reproduction.

Robert R. - "Did you see my North Korea analogy? I should have named it Carversite.kim"
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toucanet

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Post Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:56 pm

Re: Hello From Another Carver Addict

treitz3 wrote:
toucanet wrote:
engtaz wrote:Welcome


Thanks engtaz. Did G.Daniels ever answer why he was selling his tubes on the other board?

Just curious
George has a friend who is also a member of this board [but rarely posts on either board] that has probably 900 or so tubes to play with. I don't think he'll be buying tubes for a while unless something just strikes his fancy. You see, George has this sickness. I think they call it tuberslutitis or some shit.


He had a nice set of tube amps. I started to buy them. However, I am on the hunt for the Carver Silvers. Although i like the 7Ts, I will jump on a pair of 9Ts.

toucanet
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