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post #3991 of 4875
*chuckle* I hope those are right...the bugger milling my aluminum cups is using them. Going to suck if they aren't.
post #3992 of 4875
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Originally Posted by fleasbaby View Post

*chuckle* I hope those are right...the bugger milling my aluminum cups is using them. Going to suck if they aren't.

 

Lol, well as long as its not undersized you should be fine (well actually under sizing is better if you have access to a lathe, as you can take more material off) . You can always use electrical tape, felt tape, etc. or something to that effect to change the outer diameter of the driver. Then you can press fit it in there. I doubt it would change the sound much.

post #3993 of 4875
I am hoping for a tape/foam-less install. The guy making them is mimicking the PS1 design, so there will be little screws to hold the drivers in without glue or foam. He also seems rather accommodating, so I am sure asking him to pull a fraction off the seats if they are too small won't be a big deal.
post #3994 of 4875
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Originally Posted by fleasbaby View Post

The Turbulent X drivers are meant to be 45.8 mm wide and 11.1 deep (had someone measure a pair with digital calipers. Wje also posted some measurements...I forget where though...silly me.

 

Actually, here's a link to my post:  http://www.head-fi.org/t/576717/grado-modders-go-magnum/2880#post_9838213

 

I didn't have access to a caliper.  Also, for my depth dimension, it appears a bit short of the measurement taken with a caliper.  I only provided the depth, based on the plastic side depth.  I did not include the magnet.

 

Additionally, I stated that I measured a v. 3.5 driver as I didn't have a v. 4 available at the time.  :wink:

post #3995 of 4875

Remember that if you are liberating Grado drivers, that they can vary in diameter depending on how much of the glue you remove and how much plastic material you go through to smooth out the edges.

 

If you are doing Magnum driver's, I would think they would all be the same diameter, or with-in very close measurements since they do not have to first be removed from a plastic shell.

post #3996 of 4875
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Originally Posted by 7keys View Post
 

A little update on the Grado tone-Wood cup review.

 

I cut the Walnut cups down so they’re all the same size, fit the cups for drivers and ear-pads then put a little oil on them.  Need to oil thee up for the big competition. In the next couple of day I’ll drill hole for the headband and cut slits in the side for easy driver switching. I’ll give them a listen for a couple of days and then ship them out to Ahorsenamedfeff .

 

And then it will be sent to either coladdic or Kvtaco17.

 

Once the first review is finished we'll start a new thread.

 

 

Thank you for putting me on your list ...

I'm worry that I like your walnut cups too much ... That I end up keeping them and put your paduok in for exchange and shipment ... Ha Ha Ha ...

 

On a serious note ... If you are looking for in-depth, detailed reviews ... I would have to say kvtaco17 or other renown Head-Fi ers should be your choices ...

I won't able to give you much comparisons ... But will definitely enjoy trying and enjoying the sounds that different tone woods bring ...

post #3997 of 4875

7Keys,

 

The more I think about it, I would like to be a part of this evaluation.  I will look for a pair of drivers or a used pair of Grado SR-60 / SR-60i heapdhones to get the headband, gimbals for this purpose.  Plus, if the cups were sent through me first, I could create a cable with the length of 6' and a 1/4" TRS, which could be passed on so others would not have to build or use one of their cables.

 

This might move the process along a bit more smoothly.  Additionally, since I have the RS1i, and the PS-500, it would be interesting to compare those tone woods to the two Grados which are mahogany.  Though, admittedly, it might not be a really fair process due to potentially better drivers in the PS-500 / RS1i headphones.

post #3998 of 4875
Hey y'all, if you war to participate, pm me so I can add your name to a list. I'm thinking first come first serve? Once the cups are shipped from 7Keys to me, I'm going to run a separate thread dedicated to the whole shebang.
post #3999 of 4875

 

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Originally Posted by Coladdict View Post
 

 

 

Thank you for putting me on your list ...

I'm worry that I like your walnut cups too much ... That I end up keeping them and put your paduok in for exchange and shipment ... Ha Ha Ha ...

 

On a serious note ... If you are looking for in-depth, detailed reviews ... I would have to say kvtaco17 or other renown Head-Fi ers should be your choices ...

I won't able to give you much comparisons ... But will definitely enjoy trying and enjoying the sounds that different tone woods bring ...

Color me flattered lol!

 

I never really thought anyone paid attention to my ramblings! Thank you for your kind words fo sho! lol

 

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Originally Posted by wje View Post
 

7Keys,

 

The more I think about it, I would like to be a part of this evaluation.  I will look for a pair of drivers or a used pair of Grado SR-60 / SR-60i heapdhones to get the headband, gimbals for this purpose.  Plus, if the cups were sent through me first, I could create a cable with the length of 6' and a 1/4" TRS, which could be passed on so others would not have to build or use one of their cables.

 

This might move the process along a bit more smoothly.  Additionally, since I have the RS1i, and the PS-500, it would be interesting to compare those tone woods to the two Grados which are mahogany.  Though, admittedly, it might not be a really fair process due to potentially better drivers in the PS-500 / RS1i headphones.

 

I have a set of sr60i drivers I could loan you with a pimped headband. Just pay shipping.

 

as far as cabling and such I was under the impression that these cups were going to be slotted to allow quick cable changes so wire up a pair of naked drivers, shove em' in and enjoy!

post #4000 of 4875
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Originally Posted by kvtaco17 View Post

 

 

as far as cabling and such I was under the impression that these cups were going to be slotted to allow quick cable changes so wire up a pair of naked drivers, shove em' in and enjoy!

Right!

 

 

 

 

kvtaco17

Are you in?

post #4001 of 4875
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Originally Posted by wje View Post
 

7Keys,

 

The more I think about it, I would like to be a part of this evaluation.  I will look for a pair of drivers or a used pair of Grado SR-60 / SR-60i heapdhones to get the headband,

 

 

That's great

Ahorsenamedjeff is going to start things off, just shoot him a PM.

 

These are going to have a slit in the side for easy driver switching.....You just need a driver with cable soldered on.

post #4002 of 4875
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Originally Posted by 7keys View Post
 

Right!

 

 

 

 

kvtaco17

Are you in?

Always lol

post #4003 of 4875
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Originally Posted by kvtaco17 View Post
 

Always lol

I'm sending these out on Monday to a horse with no name and then they'll go to you.

I figure it should take no mare than two weeks to test them and pass them on.

Although if people can pass them on sooner that would be great.

post #4004 of 4875
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Originally Posted by 7keys View Post
 

I'm sending these out on Monday to a horse with no name and then they'll go to you.

I figure it should take no mare than two weeks to test them and pass them on.

Although if people can pass them on sooner that would be great.

Cool beans, we may have to skip my turn depending on where I work this month. I will keep everyone posted!

post #4005 of 4875

Well here is my quick drawing for a full cup. Its pretty messy, and definitely not my cleanest drawing. I would have done it in 3D but my PRO E trial has expired.

 

All dimensions are in inches.  I apologize if there are any mistakes. I only quickly looked over it, so if there are any other errors bring them up to me and I will fix them (I know there are a bunch of organization mistakes in the drafting world). I drew this up pretty quickly as I have to leave soon, but needed a quick lay out for the weekend. I was going to do it last night, but was not feeling well.

Edit: I edited the drawing/ picture after some glaring mistakes that were annoying me. Enjoy!


Edited by gamefreak054 - 10/4/13 at 3:08pm
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