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Beachbum

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Post Thu Apr 14, 2011 6:39 pm

Now What Should I Do

Well In My OVER ANXIOUSNESS To Get A Second Set Of Carvers I Got A Really Raw Deal
First I Drive 300 Miles To find That They are Not The 5"3" Model They Are The Smaller Ones And Not In Great Shape But I Said To Myself i Just drove All This way and This was The second Time This Happened I Made The Deal
I Was Supposed To Get The Large Ones For $ 600.00 and I Could Only Get The Smaller Ones For $ 460.00 He Assured Me They Played Perfect.

Well As My Luck Has It ALL 6 Woofers Foam Suround MISSING/DAMAGED Using A Flaslight To Backlite The Ribbons They Look REAL Good.

Can The Woofers (if the voice coil is not damaged) Be REFOAMED
Is It Something I Can Do Myself ???????
If Not Can Someone Recommend A Place That Does It
If So Are The Kits Real Close To Orginal ?????
How Do I Tell if The Voice Coil Is Bad Without Driving Them If Refoaming Is Possible ????

If None Of The Above Is Possible Is There Still Only The One Supplier (that raised thier prices lol) That Carry Replacements
Is There a Way For Me To Tell If The Ribbons are Bad BEFORE I Invest In 6 Woofers ????

THANKS IN ADVANCE to All that can respond

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Post Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:10 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

I don't know where you are but a shop in Ventura will re foam the woofers and can repair the vc if needed.

The bad news is the re foam is $45.00 so you might want to go with orovox woofers replacements.

As far as the speakers go, if the ribbons are good the Silvers (small ?) speakers with 3 woofers per side are great & unless you have an auditorium sized listening room they will (with enough power) blow your mind.

Good luck.
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Beachbum

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Post Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:24 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

Well I am Glad I Did not Try To Get My Real Name As The Screen Name Because FrankieD There Are Two Of Us Here WoW Talk About Coincidence

As far as the speakers go, if the ribbons are good the Silvers (small ?) speakers with 3 woofers per side are great & unless you have an auditorium sized listening room they will (with enough power) blow your mind.


As Far As BLOW MY MIND I Did That Long Time Ago lol
My Goal Is To Have My Orginal Amazings As A ReaR Channel I Want To Get A Set Of Platinums For The Front Channel and Use The Set Of Silvers For The Side Channels ( I Know I Know I Lost my Mind )
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Post Thu Apr 14, 2011 7:27 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

There's this guy known as Ferrari :-"
It should sound like it isn't there!
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Post Thu Apr 14, 2011 9:45 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

FYI: the Silvers at 5' 3" ARE the small model; the Platinums & Originals are 6' tall.

yeah, Search on "Ferrari" & see what FIVE PAIR of Platinums looks like in a full 5.1 system~
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Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:19 am

Re: Now What Should I Do

SO.....did you decide to order new woofers from Orevox?
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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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Beachbum

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Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:48 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

Ada said They are Out Of Stock : (
She Will E Mail Me When The Shipment Arrives

Man I Hope They Are The Same Specs !!!!
Well I Need All 6 So At Least They Will All be From The Same Run
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Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:56 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

I wish they would just order up some goddam surrounds and sell those also...... ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)
they have the maker right there, for shits sake ](*,) ](*,) ](*,)
Mbskeam


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Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:43 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

Because FrankieD There Are Two Of Us Here
....NAW!!!!!...there can only be 1 FrankieD...YO FRANKIE!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:51 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

frankieD wrote:I don't know where you are but a shop in Ventura will re foam the woofers and can repair the vc if needed.

The bad news is the re foam is $45.00 so you might want to go with orovox woofers replacements.




could you see what they use for the surround??????????
Mbskeam


#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
Necronomicon Ex-Mortis....... Klaatu Barada Nikkto
"We should seek the greatest value of our action"
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Post Wed Apr 20, 2011 10:38 pm

Re: Now What Should I Do

I'll Post Pics As SOON As I GET THEM.
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