Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

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Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by Toy Maker » Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:01 am

Bob asked me to resize and post a few photos of his new amps that will be going up on eBay in the next week or 2
Same amps, new look

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by engtaz » Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:19 am

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by Zoot Horn » Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:51 am

I still have the ones he gave away at Carverfest last year etched in my brain.Sometimes,I go to sleep thinking of how those would sound with my Plats. :-$

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by elgrau » Fri Feb 20, 2009 12:17 pm

ummmmm, I'm under the spell of tubes......so shiny, so smooth! =P~
Probably sound good too! :lol: Perhaps even a better investment than gold??
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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by thuffman03 » Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:29 pm

WOW! Would love to pick up a set. Out of money right now. Just paid off my car. So in a few months I will have a lot more spending money to fuel my OCCD.
Some cool Carver stuff!

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by weitrhino » Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:15 pm

There's something eerily familiar about those. :-"

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Post by Rainman » Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:36 pm

zoothorn wrote:I still have the ones he gave away at Carverfest last year etched in my brain.Sometimes,I go to sleep thinking of how those would sound with my Plats. :-$

I found out how they sounded hooked up to my speakers and let me say.....
oh hold on... give me just a minute here.... OK now what was I saying... just another second I need to go get a towel :D :-" :-" I"ll have to get back to you later.. I need to smoke a cigarette now, and then a nap!

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by BrianT » Sat Feb 21, 2009 8:05 am

Bob,

Why are you doing this to me. I was 2rd bidder on the last pair. (lost out by $50.00)
I had the cash around at that time.
Due to replacing my B&W speakers, I am like a lot of us now, cash poor. :(

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by nooshinjohn » Wed Mar 11, 2009 11:32 pm

I wish I could get my hands on a set even for a month...
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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by erniejade1 » Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:56 am

Is that like candy apple red? from the movie corvette summer?

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by erniejade1 » Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:57 am

damm it forgot to hit notify

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by mewisemagic » Thu Mar 19, 2009 11:01 am

weitrhino wrote:There's something eerily familiar about those. :-"
wonder if he is going to give another pair away at cf 09?
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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by Zoot Horn » Thu Mar 19, 2009 12:06 pm

what type output tubes are they,, 6550's?

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by weitrhino » Thu Mar 19, 2009 4:02 pm

Yes.

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Re: Bob's New new amps.... Mmm Eye Candy Red

Post by weitrhino » Sat Mar 21, 2009 8:18 pm

weitrhino wrote:Yes.
Perhaps I spoke a bit too soon. The real answer is, 'it depends.' Read this copied Q&A from the current audioshopper auction:

Q: ...which output tubes are used in this amp, 6550's or the kt88's, the write up refers to both articles tim depravacini/stu hegeman and yourself, is there any difference between the carver/pravacini mono's and carver/hegeman mono amps? thank you! david Mar-21-09
A: Hey old friend, these amps use KT88's. The difference is in the front end; these use 12AT7's, 12AX7's, and 6AL5's with KT88's. The Hegeman units use 6AW8's, 12BH7's, and 6AL5's with 6550's. I cannot answer the question which one do I like better because it's just like asking which of your children do you love more. I love them both the same, even though they each possess distinctive audio personalities! Bob Carver

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