CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

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CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by jjptkd » Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:17 am

This has been bouncing around for awhile now. I think at his new starting price he might actually sell it this time!

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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by jjptkd » Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:04 pm

I have an appointment to go take a listen to this LS-2. I thought there was a thread about this amp and to be leery of it but I can't seem to find it on here. One of Bobs employees has it and said it was a prototype of some sort, an in between 1&2 model and that it was Bobs at one point and that it works perfect. Any input at all or a link to the above mentioned thread would be great, thanks. [-o<
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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by mbskeam » Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:18 pm

going to the trailer are ya.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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I think this is the link....
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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by Snoop65 » Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:45 pm

mbskeam wrote:going to the trailer are ya.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

viewtopic.php?f=64&t=15160

I think this is the link....
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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by kingman » Tue Nov 15, 2011 8:17 pm

jjptkd wrote:I have an appointment to go take a listen to this LS-2. I thought there was a thread about this amp and to be leery of it but I can't seem to find it on here. One of Bobs employees has it and said it was a prototype of some sort, an in between 1&2 model and that it was Bobs at one point and that it works perfect. Any input at all or a link to the above mentioned thread would be great, thanks. [-o<
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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by jjptkd » Tue Nov 15, 2011 9:23 pm

Thanks guys! I'm going to look tomorrow afternoon. I'm going to bring $1000 cash and see if I couldn't leave with it, we'll see.
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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by BrianT » Wed Nov 16, 2011 6:44 am

jjptkd wrote:Thanks guys! I'm going to look tomorrow afternoon. I'm going to bring $1000 cash and see if I couldn't leave with it, we'll see.

Good luck, hope you get it in the $900.00 range

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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by jjptkd » Wed Nov 16, 2011 11:19 pm

Well, I just got back from looking at the amp. It looks really nice and seems to work good but he wouldn't budge from his lowest cash price of $1,100 so I walked away. I'd really like to pick up an LS-1 anyway and this unit not having a serial number among other things kind of turned me off. He did plug in a tube amp he just finished for me, a little 5 watter and we talked tube amps for a bit (he talked, I listened) as he's learning from Bob how to make and work on them. Nice guy all in all and worth the drive up.
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Re: CARVER RESEARCH LS-2 on eBay

Post by BrianT » Thu Nov 17, 2011 8:58 pm

Thats bad news, sorry that you could not make a deal.

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