Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by Magnaryder » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:31 pm

I have 2 CF amplifiers that work great!!! I have them bridged running a set of Klipsch fortes. I love them both....speakers and amps. After talking to Mark(Radio Engineer)Lucas I'm planning a little upgrade. Obbligato caps and Mills resistors... if I can ever get in touch with Anders. I'm listening to them right now:-)

Is that 16 or 17??

ray

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Its going to be used equipment when I sell it, so it may as well be used equipment when I buy it.

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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by Don » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:32 pm

This pretty much sums up my experience without getting into details: :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by Martin1970 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:03 pm

Well, there's the one in my avatar that works fine now. I have parts for the other but I keep waiting for the new transformers we're supposed to be getting...... Any chance that's ever going to happen?
So +1 to whatever the previous total was..
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by angelod307 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:36 pm

don't hold your breath on new transformers. I have 1 pumping plus six waiting on me to complete.
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by kingman » Wed Mar 06, 2013 6:14 am

Do believe the total is currently 18 working.... Eh????
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by Magnaryder » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:18 pm

kingman wrote:Do believe the total is currently 18 working.... Eh????
mine are No51 and 52. How many were bought originally?

ray

I checked the original thread and counted 50 amps in James' tally. Damn we're short some huh?
Last edited by Magnaryder on Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:25 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Its going to be used equipment when I sell it, so it may as well be used equipment when I buy it.

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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by hewlew1 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:24 pm

As I recall I believe there were 68 serial numbers issued at the fest.
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by Magnaryder » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:44 pm

hewlew1 wrote:As I recall I believe there were 68 serial numbers issued at the fest.
So 50 are inop?

ray
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Its going to be used equipment when I sell it, so it may as well be used equipment when I buy it.

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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by BrianT » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:04 pm

My working amp has serial #11

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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by kingman » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:21 pm

Recounting and adding 1 for Alex the total now stands at 21 if we give Frankie credit for never using his and not knowing whether it works or not!!! :lol:
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by kingman » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:40 pm

Don wrote:This pretty much sums up my experience without getting into details: :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :( :
Don...your amps have now officially crossed over into.....
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by RevAmish » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:50 pm

Mine is #47...and I haven't built it yet. :rolleyes:
NOW PLAYING: Melos GK-1, Carver 305 monoblocks, FunkFirm Vector TT, Arcam DAC, MacMini w/JRiver, Philips CD-80, Revox B77, River Current AL-VIII speakers, River Current Cables

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Post by kingman » Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:13 pm

RevAmish wrote:Mine is #47...and I haven't built it yet. :rolleyes:
Sorry Rev...no pipe dreams...only working shit and Frankies' closet amp... :lol:
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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by frankieD » Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:59 pm

My perfect "closet" amp is # 43.

It's probably the best of the bunch.....I'll let you know if I EVER hook it up.

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Re: Carverfest amps... how many are actually working???

Post by kingman » Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:33 pm

frankieD wrote:My perfect "closet" amp is # 43.

It's probably the best of the bunch.....I'll let you know if I EVER hook it up.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Frankie...we know you won't get it "out of the closet" anytime soon....Look forward to seeing ya buddy!!!! 8)
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