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Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by Mayank » Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:17 am

Seems that the definition of "Good Cosmetic Condition" has acquired a new meaning on eBay. Don't forget to supersize pictures to see the "details"

http://cgi.ebay.com/Carver-PM-1-5-Ampli ... dZViewItem

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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by gdb » Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:33 am

That IS good cosmetic condition for a pro amp, wait'll ya get a peek at one in "rough"
condition! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by OBI56 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:35 am

Actually Mayank, for a pro amp that is pretty good cosmetic condition. The case may be scratched from all the moving around these amps get but the faceplate is pretty clean. The case can always be spray painted but the faceplate will always show signs of being buffed out.
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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by OBI56 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 1:36 am

gdb wrote:That IS good cosmetic condition for a pro amp, wait'll ya get a peek at one in "rough"
condition! :lol: :lol: :lol:
GDB, same thought at the same time!!!
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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by gdb » Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:14 am

I used to "volunteer roadie" for some musician friends, that Carver is "cherry" compared to the stuff I used to lug around!

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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by BillD » Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:51 am

This PM-2.0t looked interesting, though
It should sound like it isn't there!
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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by Mayank » Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:00 pm

Wow.

One learns everyday - thank you "pros" for sharing your experience on these pro equipment.

The PM-2.0t found by BillD looks very interesting. I have been patiently saving up for a nice M-500t - is anyone using these pro PM amps at home? How does the PM-2.0t compare with the M-500t? I am a regular 2-channel stereo guy (don't like HT).

Any advice will be appreciated. :-k

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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by BillD » Thu Jul 24, 2008 11:02 pm

I think the expert on home use of pro amps who is an active member is bob p
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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by treitz3 » Sat Jul 26, 2008 11:53 am

Mayank, hold out for the M-500t. Your ears will thank you. If you can't find one and possibly can wait, get in touch with RichP. He's got a couple of heavily modded M-500t's that he might be willing to build for you.
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Re: Good Cosmetic Condition

Post by kingman » Fri Feb 13, 2009 11:50 am

Got a PM 1.5...it still has the fan foam cover!!! Scratched up top, bottom, fan was noisy, but WD'ed it now fine...works great. It sounded fine to me...but I rock out anyway!
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