Your right!! the ART-351 looks like just the ticket. I also think the second sub is a good idea. I guess it's time to buy the wife another diamond ring or...btw what advantage would the samson amp have over the carver?
I had a different problem with TPM than you. I bought the cs-ultra and hooked it up to a Carver 1.0t in it's mono mode which is rated to 1000 watts (give or take). I calibrated it after finding the best location and then tried the exploding planet. Much to my horror, my ultra bottomed...