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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:10 pm

**** BOB CARVER HAS DONATED AMPS TO CARVERFEST ****

WELL.... This is going to TOP EVERYTHING we have planned so far for CarverFest...

I just received a phone call from Bob Carver. He has decided to DONATE a set of his new custom hand made Tube Monoblocks to CarverFest. At his request, I am listing this info for everyone to see, and so you know what will be waiting for you....
He has asked me to let everyone know, that these amplifiers will be on display for the entire week of CarverFest, and we will be able to audition them as well. On the last day, there will be a drawing for the winner of these amplifiers !!! Some lucky devil will be going home with one HELL of a souvenir !!!!! He will of course sign these units over to the their owner.

These amplifiers are the same as the 1st set he sold on eBay a couple months ago for over $6,000
I have no idea how to thank Bob enough for his amazingly gracious donation to our little fan club.
THANK YOU BOB !!!!!!!!!!

Vintage Vacume Tube Monoblocks
By: Bob Carver


Vacuum tube monoblock amplifiers 180 watts each

Indepth info available here.... viewtopic.php?f=113&t=5340

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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:34 pm

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Can we just show up the last day for the drawing? :-$ 8-[ [-X =; :-#
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:37 pm

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THANK YOU BOB!!!!!!!!!!! \:D/ \:D/ \:D/ =D> =D> =D> I DON`T KNOW WHAT ELSE TO SAY EXCEPT MAYBE I`LL GET LUCKY [-o< [-o< [-o< [-o< [-o< [-o< [-o< [-o<
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:38 pm

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See. I knew that would come up....

This will have to be open to those "with cabin reservations" or something.... I dono.
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:48 pm

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Wow, thanks Mr. Carver!
What a tremendous way to give back to his customers.
Crud, I've only got reservations for 9/11 & 12...
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:53 pm

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WAIT TILL EVERYONE STARTS GETTING HOME FROM WORK AND SEES THIS!!!! UNREAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:14 pm

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I love you Bob C. SWEET.
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:19 pm

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A most gracious and generous offer, indeed.
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:35 pm

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I have no idea how to thank Bob enough for his amazingly gracious donation to our little fan club.
THANK YOU BOB !!!!!!!!!!

If it were possible, paying ALL of Mr. Bob's travel and lodging expenses would be my plan, IF I was in a position to do it. I hope to be able to drop into CF for a day to meet everyone and especially B.Carver! Even though I don't have cabin reservations and wont be eligible for the drawing, I'd be willing to kick in a little dough to help the Festers pay Bob's expenses. gdb
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:44 pm

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Thank you kind sir!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:49 pm

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gdb wrote:I have no idea how to thank Bob enough for his amazingly gracious donation to our little fan club.
THANK YOU BOB !!!!!!!!!!

If it were possible, paying ALL of Mr. Bob's travel and lodging expenses would be my plan, IF I was in a position to do it. I hope to be able to drop into CF for a day to meet everyone and especially B.Carver! Even though I don't have cabin reservations and wont be eligible for the drawing, I'd be willing to kick in a little dough to help the Festers pay Bob's expenses. gdb

Well, we did offer and he declined. He's still not paying for food hehe, I already have that covered for him. It seems Mr. Carver is looking as forward to our event as we are. Thanks goes to you, gdb and all of the other folks that were willing to pay for Mr. Carver's trip. You guys ROCK!!!
In search of accurate reproduction of music. Real sound is my reference and while perfection may not be attainable? If I chase it, I might just catch excellence.

The best way to enjoy digital music reproduction is to never listen to a good analogue reproduction.

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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:28 pm

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I`ve said it for 40 years Bob`s THE man!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 4:46 pm

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Well Put DaveS. I would have loved to have been able to Meet THe Man. The AMPs are defineately ICING ON THE CAKE. Everybody will have to keep us poor souls who can't make it updated on all the auditioning of the various equipment that will be there.
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 5:27 pm

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I'm pretty speechless in awe! Those are an "Amazing" gift and gesture from Bob Carver!
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Post Wed Jul 30, 2008 6:37 pm

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My most heartfelt thanks to Mr. Bob Carver for his most generous donation to the forum. Pity I can't make it down there to thank him in person. Good luck to all the atendees!
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