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CarvinV3M issues

Postby relias7505 » Sat Sep 03, 2022 2:20 pm

My amp suddenly lost volume in all channels. The tubes are not that old. This has happened before. Has any had problems with the Carvin V3M amps?
My Kiesel/Carvin collection: ST300 (M22SD bridge, S60A middle, Twin Blade neck), SCB6 (S22B bridge, S22J neck), Bolt Classic (Mark’s Singles in all positions), SH550 (S22T in the neck and bridge), CS3 Goldtop (Beryllium bridge and Gambale neck), AC375, CL450 and CC275 12 String.

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Re: CarvinV3M issues

Postby Nombrecomun » Fri Sep 16, 2022 2:23 pm

Nothing catastrophic like that. Both my V3 and V3M had one of their channels "fade out" in volume but the other channels were ok.

Sent to amp guy. New tubes and general cleaning. The V3M was used so I don't know what the condition was prior to buying it. The V3 was new, more than 12 years now so I expect certain things to start deteriorating here and there.

Take it to a tech. That sounds bad that all channels are gone.

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Re: CarvinV3M issues

Postby relias7505 » Mon Sep 26, 2022 2:52 am

Thanks man, it’s at the shop so let’s see what happens. If he can’t repair this think I’m getting a Mesa boogie! But darn I really love my V3M…
My Kiesel/Carvin collection: ST300 (M22SD bridge, S60A middle, Twin Blade neck), SCB6 (S22B bridge, S22J neck), Bolt Classic (Mark’s Singles in all positions), SH550 (S22T in the neck and bridge), CS3 Goldtop (Beryllium bridge and Gambale neck), AC375, CL450 and CC275 12 String.


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