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Ref75se
Glad I bought the black one 😁 You’re going to love this amp.   Wanna trade??👍  
Ref75se
@jetter, Yes I saw that one yesterday morning, right before I had to leave for work. Well, it so happens I was late for work. Reason why? Well, I will soon be a ref75se owner!  Oh the anticipation of it all! Talked to the gentleman and worked ou... 
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    tomic601 11,935 posts 02-01-2023 at 08:57pm  OP a “ shop “ system ? Nice preamp…i have one in my refe... 
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You know this is my first outing with tubes, with my pre,and my impression is I’ll bet I could get hooked. I still have my Carver C19,  but it will now go in the closet. My other thoughts are to maybe try a Rogue 100 dark, and or a good SS. Pass,... 
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Thanks to all for your insights.  I am slowly upgrading my shop system and I am trying to do it with some forethought. As of now here’s where I’m at. ref5se forte III speakers with GR research crossover’s , braced cabinets, no rez, damped horn... 
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Guess I should rephrase my question.  I am curious as to why some units are for sale for a long time, like months.  I know there are variables like local pickup no shipping,etc.    
That funky sticky remote
Wash the rubbery keypad with dawn soap and rinse. I then clean the contacts with De-oxit  
Is Bob Carver Still in Business?
Ozzy, Jim does participate on TheCarversite forum. And so do I. Could try there also.  
Is Bob Carver Still in Business?
Try calling Jim at his store. He's still open for business. Actually for another half hour. 7P.M.  : (815) 323-0898  
Bottlehead moreplay vs Audio research reference 5se (early impressions)
Any intentions of selling the ARC?  
Shipping 80lb amps.
Bigtwin, Exactly.  
Shipping 80lb amps.
I have shipped quite a few items that were expensive/heavy. I would and have simply build a tight fitting plywood box to encase the item. Overkill? No frikken way  
arc ref5-se
Ghasley, glad you brought that up. I noticed it’s been for sale for a suspiciously long time.    
arc ref5-se
Thank you all for your good hearted feedback.  I started my audio journey in the early seventies with the likes of Optimus, SAE, Carver, ESS and so forth. Life happened and now at 63 years old with great hearing, I want to gently enter the other ... 
Touch up paint for Preamplifier ?
Carver used polane t paint, Sherwin Williams.