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angelod307

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Post Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:43 am

jammin in the new garage

so i hooked up the bob approved carverfest speakers i built to a tfm35, 490t with the bill d modded c1 pre. very nice indeed. the 14 foot ceiling brought back memories of the cabin i was in as the stage was wide and tall. when playing dark side of the moon, the clocks went off, the sound was at least ten foot past each speaker and just as tall as a grandfather clock would stand. it gave me chills it sounded so nice. i can't wait to get some more shelfs up to open up the floor space that has crap on it so i can lay down a area rug and a confortable chair. this may turn into my new sound room......all kidding aside, i really am gonna love the old garage when i turn it into the two channel room while i pay down the new garage, then with the help of everyone here, i am gonna build an addition to the house for a real no holds bar, 2 channel sound room. my thoughts are atleast 20 x 20 and 10-12 foot ceaings. i may even go as far as the guy with folded horn quad 18" subs in concrete as the house has about three to four feet of crawl space underneath the main floor now. getting old is kinda of cool in the aspect of being able to finally do the things i was not able to when i was a younger version of me....
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TNRabbit

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Post Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:03 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

=D>
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Magic_Physicist

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Post Fri Feb 03, 2012 2:59 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

TNRabbit wrote:=D>



I agree =D>
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Post Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:10 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

=D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
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kingman

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Post Fri Feb 03, 2012 5:38 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

Enjoy the music!!! =D>
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helicopterpilotdoug

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Post Fri Feb 03, 2012 8:49 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

Sounds like you are having way too much fun! :lol: Seriously, Dark Side of the Moon is one of my favorites, and from your description of the listening experience, it must have been extra special. Enjoy the music!
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Post Fri Feb 03, 2012 3:13 pm

Re: jammin in the new garage

Very cool. Enjoy!
Some cool Carver stuff!
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tinpan

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Post Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:34 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

getting old is kinda of cool in the aspect of being able to finally do the things i was not able to when i was a younger version of me....


So true, my brother used to tell me life doesn't begin until you are 30 because you never have enough money to do anything till then.

This sounds like a great project, ummm...you know we like pics.... :lol:

Would love to see pics of the new layout as it progesses
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angelod307

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Post Mon Feb 06, 2012 11:52 pm

Re: jammin in the new garage

i am getting so excited, i ordered my new lift, pressurized oil recovery tank, and hydraulic press. this is too cool i say. no more crawling on the ground......
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kingman

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Post Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:33 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

WOW!! A lift????? Congrats Angelo. =D> =D> =D>
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angelod307

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Post Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:09 pm

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houston, the lift has touched down........this weekend i hope to have it installed.....also, a 18 gallon oil tankwith air hook up so i can empty it easy like, as well as a 20 ton hydaulic press with air hook up for easy peasy work....life is soooo good i tell you....work hard, do what you are supposed to do, and if you are lucky, get all the cool things to surround yourself in luxury.......god must love me i tell you, as i am so, so blessed and i also got some cool toys as well to pass my time.....pinch me already, i must be dreaming............
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Post Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:54 am

Re: jammin in the new garage

Congrats!! =D> =D> Sounds like you've got a great shop. If I lived a little closer I'd cruise by for an oil change! 8-[ 8-[ :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Pictures would be cool! \:D/ \:D/
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angelod307

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Post Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:38 pm

Re: jammin in the new garage

some photo's soon for sure. i still have a mess at the moment, other than the rig that is.
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angelod307

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Post Sat Mar 24, 2012 5:56 pm

Re: jammin in the new garage

today was productive as i got the lift standing up in the garage with the help of my brother and two friends. what a jig saw puzzple. one step closer to a fully functional home auto garage.
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elgrau

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Post Sat Mar 24, 2012 7:04 pm

Re: jammin in the new garage

Sounds great angel! Keep on "truck'in"! :lol:

"houston, the lift has touched down."

That line reminded me of a funny one line comment posted to one of the articles about Whitney Houston's death (from drugs, etc.): "Houston, you have a problem!".... [-X
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Living room: AudioQuest Black Mamba 8M IC's from family room preamp to Barcus-Berry 2002R Sonic Maximizer to GlowPower Zyxt IC's to Sunfire 300x2 to Nordost 6M bi-source wires to AOS 28" MDF spherical speakers using six 8" woofers and eight 1" dome tweeters symm. arranged around the surface.
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