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MRHP

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Post Fri Mar 01, 2013 9:36 am

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s.w.e.e.t.
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PT-2400 serial #0001
Baby Black serial #0001
Baby Black serial #0002
Bone Stock Lightstar
Vintage Hi-Fi modified Lightstar
Cherry/260's
Carver 490t
Sunfire Tube preamp
ProJect TT Tube preamp
DENON DP-62L TurnTable
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jjptkd

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Post Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:32 am

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Hell ya!! =D> =D> I bet those things really light up that garage. The speakers actually look better standing up anyways, glad it worked out.
Sunfire TGP-III
Sunfire 405x5
PS Audio DL-III DAC
(2 Pairs) Klipsch Chorus II's
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Chauss

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Post Fri Mar 01, 2013 12:19 pm

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That is one hell of a garage system Tinpan! =D> =D> =D>
Awesome garage too BTW!
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helicopterpilotdoug

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Post Fri Mar 01, 2013 1:54 pm

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=D> What a system!!!! =D> Really like the look of the speakers now that you have them stacked.
Sunfire: Theater Grand IV, Cinema Grand Signature.
Carver: TFM-45, PST-24 Cassette, Extra Carver Gear: CT-6, C-11 (S/N 00001).
Polk Audio: Mains SRS 2.1TL, Center CSiA6, Surrounds FXiA6 and FXiA4, Sub DSW MicroPro 1000, Extra Speakers SDA 2A, SDA 2Btl, Monitor 10A.
Turntable: Dual CS 714Q
Bluray/SACD: Oppo BDP 83SE
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mbskeam

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Post Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:33 pm

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I think ya need bigger speakers..... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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)

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tinpan

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Post Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:43 am

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[youtube]http://youtu.be/_Q29kdJZtPs[/youtube]
Lol, this is more of what I had in mind. Let's see if I posted this link correctly.

Edit- Ok I give up on posting youtube videos, I can't seem to get them to work correctly 8-[

I'm not necessarily looking for loud sound but big sound. :D . The horn drivers are 115db efficiency rating and rated at 40 watts. The bass drivers are 107db and 74 watts. By the time you run them through the crossover, we're probably looking at only about103db for the combination. As you can see we won't be putting a Lightstar or a Sunfire on these. So far the Carver Baby Black Beauty is doing an admirable job. I still have a lot of tweaking to do and I want to finish the wings this weekend.

Basically where I am at is as follows: I have more than enough volume with 20 watts. The bass is a little over powering which tells me the EL84 tubes work well for that. The mid range isn't quite where I want it, I don't know if I'll have to go to a 300b tube to get that sound or not. I still have to adjust the speaker positioning and finish the wings, then I can adjust the crossovers to see if I can even the sound out a little. I have a pair of expert ears over today, maybe he can help with the balance a little. \:D/
Tinpan

HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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Chauss

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Post Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:30 am

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Good sound—like good music, good wine and good fellowship—is meant to be shared.
"The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits" Albert Einstein
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tinpan

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Post Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:49 am

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Show off ... ](*,) ](*,) ](*,) :D
Tinpan

HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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tinpan

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Post Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:13 am

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Whooaaa.... I had a buddy come over yesterday and help me with my wings. All I can say is, un-fricken believable how much of a difference this made. I still need to finish making the side braces and paint them but the wings definitely lower the bass and smooth it out.

Gotta run, more later
Tinpan

HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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TNRabbit

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Post Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:56 pm

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Awww....you called me your buddy!


:D
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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tinpan

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Post Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:59 pm

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That's right, those qualified ears are none other than Rabbit's.

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He's been helping me getting my wingz on. His carpentry skills are definitely superior to mine.

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We got all the side braces done

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And the first coat on paint on the wingz. Rabbit also started playing around with the lighting. Looks light a couple spot lights are in order

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The ATV should be gone my next weekend, which will improve the viewing area
Tinpan

HT - Sunfire TG IV, Sunfire Cinema Grand Sig. 400 x 5, Oppo 93, Klipsch LaScala (3), Cornwalls (2), SW-12, Sony 60" LCD

2 channel - AN L2 Pre-amp, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN 2.1 DAC, DUAL CS 5000 TT, Oppo DV-981HD, Lowther PM4a/Azurahorn/SentryIV

2 channel - AN L3 Signature Line stage, AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, AN Sig. DAC 3.1 , AN Sig. Phono Stage, Sota Comet TT, Altec A5's

2 channel - Carver VTA20 Baby Black Beauty, Custom Line Stage, Klipschorns

2 channel - AN Interstage Mono Blocks 300b PSE, Carver C-5 Pre, Altec A4 speakers


2 channel - Audio Note Kit 1 300b SET, Audio Note DAC 2.1, Altec 288 Horns/JBL Bass bin
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cring08

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Post Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:06 pm

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That is too cool!

=D> =D> =D>
Chris

Living Room/main System:
Sunfire TGP IV
Sunfire 300x2
Carver Amazing Silvers
Apple tv
Carver SD 390t
Technics SL 1950 Turntable

Basement/system 2:
Carver MXR-130
Teac reel to reel
Musical Fidelity X-10D tube buffer
BBE 362 Sonic Maximizer
Nikko eq2
Cerwin Vega HED's
Klipsch SW15
Infinity RS10's
Pioneer 100 disk changer

Garage system:
Pioneer VSX something?
Polk Audio 2500
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TNRabbit

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Post Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:40 pm

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These speakers fill this MASSIVE garage with real authority. Not blasting loud either--I don't think we've use more than 2-3 watts yet. I measured @ 79 dB with probably 1/2 watt output from 36 feet away~

They dig down LOW, too.

The Carver mini Black Beauty at 20 wpc would probably take the garage down....
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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Chauss

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Post Mon Mar 04, 2013 7:39 pm

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Awesome job gentlemen! That's going to take one heck of a BIG SCREEN to match the sound... =D> =D> =D> :lol:
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Good sound—like good music, good wine and good fellowship—is meant to be shared.
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Snoop65

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Post Mon Mar 04, 2013 8:00 pm

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I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!
CARVER LIGHTSTAR REFERENCE+SUNFIRE CLASSIC TUBE PREAMPLIFIER+JBL XPL200+MUSIC HALL MMF-9.1+GRADO REFERENCE MASTER 1+CARVER SD/A 390t=WOW!!!!!!
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