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post #16 of 32
There are some very expensive wooden headphones that sound absolutely cheap.

Caveat emptor. Do your homework before you buy. Keep an eye out for sellers saying things like, "they sound amazing, but are not for me." Especially if the headphones did not come with wood from the factory. Check how long models have sat in the For Sale Forum and consider the seller's asking price against what was paid. If there's a big difference, consider carefully and think about why that would be. You might need to read between the lines here and there, but be careful how you spend your money.

You don't see them turn up much these days, but the Grado HF-1 is a reasonable road to a Grado woodie. They sound good, too. A used RS-2 can be a good deal, as well.
post #17 of 32
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Originally Posted by Uncle Erik View Post
There are some very expensive wooden headphones that sound absolutely cheap.

Caveat emptor. Do your homework before you buy. Keep an eye out for sellers saying things like, "they sound amazing, but are not for me." Especially if the headphones did not come with wood from the factory. Check how long models have sat in the For Sale Forum and consider the seller's asking price against what was paid. If there's a big difference, consider carefully and think about why that would be. You might need to read between the lines here and there, but be careful how you spend your money.

You don't see them turn up much these days, but the Grado HF-1 is a reasonable road to a Grado woodie. They sound good, too. A used RS-2 can be a good deal, as well.
Thanks for the tips Also, fancy latin there. The D5000s are just so tempting but the price tag is around £80 more than my budget
post #18 of 32
Targus makes one, don't they?
post #19 of 32
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Thanks for the tips Also, fancy latin there. The D5000s are just so tempting but the price tag is around £80 more than my budget
Don't compromise for desire. Save for what you want. You will be happier when you do get what you want.
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Don't compromise for desire. Save for what you want. You will be happier when you do get what you want.
That, and you'll end up buying what you really want sooner or later. It's more expensive to buy other models first.

You might want to look around and see if there's any stuff you haven't used in the past six months. Odds are you won't use it much in the future, so sell that and put the money towards something you will use.
post #21 of 32
Another source for nice woodies:

Home
post #22 of 32
I think the slickest wood look for the price are the Jmoney's
post #23 of 32
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Another source for nice woodies:

Home
Ooh they have some wood housing for the AH D2000s. Also they make it seem that they suck without any modding (Padding or damping) Is that true to any users?
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Ooh they have some wood housing for the AH D2000s. Also they make it seem that they suck without any modding (Padding or damping) Is that true to any users?
I wouldn't say that Denons D2000 suck without modding. Even as they are stock with plastic cups they are highly regarded by many. Search here will return plenty of reviews and comparisons.

Couple of years ago I've created (to my knowlege) a first pair of closed wooded D2000's. The wood cups improved the sound even without additional Dynamat mods (which markl developed and published here later on).

post #25 of 32
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I wouldn't say that Denons D2000 suck without modding. Even as they are stock with plastic cups they are highly regarded by many. Search here will return plenty of reviews and comparisons.

Couple of years ago I've created (to my knowlege) a first pair of closed wooded D2000's. The wood cups improved the sound even without additional Dynamat mods (which markl developed and published here later on).
Why does Denon's website list the cups for the d2000 being made of composite metal not plastic?
post #26 of 32
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I think the slickest wood look for the price are the Jmoney's
Fully agree.
post #27 of 32
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Why does Denon's website list the cups for the d2000 being made of composite metal not plastic?
Good question. D2000 cups are definitely made from plastic, unless they've developed a metal that that has all the properties of plastic. Hard to believe that this is the case.
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Those are just funky!
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