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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:12 am

Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Carver M-4.0t & Rollandized tfm42, ct-6 & ct-17, sda390t, jolida jd 100A & JBL L96,s Modified JBL 4401,s W/Ribbon Tweeters, Carverfest vacuum tube amp & CF Linestage, Dared SL-2000A tube preamp, Carver AL3 amazing speakers in natural oak & Douglas connection cables
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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:08 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

frenchguy wrote:http://www.audiogon.com/cgi-bin/cls.pl?spkrfull&1323043709&/Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa-perfe

I would buy these in a heart beat if I had the money and lived in PA :lol: Hope the new owner is from here...
BillD, You will be forever with us! RIP until we meet again on the other side...
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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 4:02 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

From the text of the ad: "I bought them off a friend locally who owns vintage hifi of pittsburgh and he knows and loves his carver gear. "
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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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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:58 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

They were at Vintage HiFi Shop for a few weeks. They even were hooked up to a set of Bob Carver Cherry 305's and sounded great!
Some cool Carver stuff!
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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:35 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

They look a little beat up now. Was this something that happened after they were sold?
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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:36 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

They belong to Ed from Vintage HiFi forum; ask him.
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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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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:58 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

They are in good working condition but you are right. They have seen better days cosmetically. Though, nothing a little TLC will not fix up.
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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 9:38 am

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If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!
Carverfest 2010 quote...I can't explain it right now, I'm drunk...

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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 10:20 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

bsturgeon89 wrote:If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!

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Well, here's one NIB; but it's only one....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 564637a3e8

That would get you halfway!
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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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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:54 pm

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

I would buy these as you find them.
I saw these come up about 1 or 2 a month, when I was lookin
also look CL

this one is a bit high, how bad do you want to upgrade..... :lol: :lol:
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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:24 pm

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I bought 2 at separate times but if I remember correctly I paid around $100 each.
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Post Tue Oct 11, 2011 3:42 pm

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

mbskeam wrote:I would buy these as you find them.
I saw these come up about 1 or 2 a month, when I was lookin
also look CL

this one is a bit high, how bad do you want to upgrade..... :lol: :lol:

Well, you're going to pay more for NIB.
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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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Post Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:03 pm

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

TNRabbit wrote:
bsturgeon89 wrote:If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!

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Well, here's one NIB; but it's only one....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 564637a3e8

That would get you halfway!

This would finish it for ya...better hurry on these 2...don't come up this often !!!!!! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 43aa47d279
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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kingman

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Post Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:04 pm

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

kingman wrote:
TNRabbit wrote:
bsturgeon89 wrote:If anyone ever comes across some infinity kappas for the alIIIs let me know!!

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Well, here's one NIB; but it's only one....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 564637a3e8

That would get you halfway!

This would finish it for ya...better hurry on these 2...don't come up very often !!!!!! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Infinity-Kappa- ... 43aa47d279
In reality, it only matters what it sounds like to YOU!!!
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Post Mon Nov 07, 2011 7:01 am

Re: Carver-al-iii-plus-Kappa

Someone got a great deal on this one:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170720715345?ss ... 1423.l2649
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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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