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post #391 of 857
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Yeah. I wish the HE-6 were easy to drive. Probably the most power hungry can's ever made.

k1000?
post #392 of 857
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k1000?


Isn't the K1000 EOL? 

post #393 of 857
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Isn't the K1000 EOL? 

> Probably the most power hungry can's ever made.


not 'in production'

then again. ask wink. he has both. i think.
post #394 of 857

A quote I read from the SMH today:

 

"International industry experts have been marvelling at Australia for years. Local retailers - department stores in particular - sell goods at prices that much of the rest of the world only dream about.

In international retailing circles, Australia is often referred to as ''Treasure Island'', where the prices at which we mug punters buy goods are far higher than those in most of the rest of the world. And this is why ''price harmonisation'' is the term our retailers hate to hear."


 http://www.smh.com.au/business/david-jones-forced-to-walk-a-new-path-20120323-1vp6l.html#ixzz1pzFNWf67

post #395 of 857

Not surprising considering the wages Australia pays for retail staff.

post #396 of 857
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A quote I read from the SMH today:

 

"International industry experts have been marvelling at Australia for years. Local retailers - department stores in particular - sell goods at prices that much of the rest of the world only dream about".

 



I seriously dropped and started rolling on the floor laughing my ass off.

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A quote I read from the SMH today:

 

"International industry experts have been marvelling at Australia for years. Local retailers - department stores in particular - sell goods at prices that much of the rest of the world only dream about.

In international retailing circles,



So true.

post #398 of 857

So sad.
 

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So true.



 

post #399 of 857

Then again, at least we still get paid well here. The guy who lives next door is from Spain. He was an architect and he came to Aussie to wash dishes. He gets paid $14 AUD/hour and he says he gets paid more here than back in Spain as an architect. 

post #400 of 857

You gotta love ebay or travelling these days haha.

post #401 of 857

Amazon > eBay. If only they can ship to Aussie...

post #402 of 857

Check in. How did I only find this thread today?!

 

A question for Gwarmi, notice you keep both V200 and plenty of Grados. Does v200 drive Grados well, esp. RS1 and 325i? I just got rid off my RA1 and not entirely satisfied with direct driven by HP-A7 phone jacks. Start accumulating interests on lake people.

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Edited by DefQon - 3/30/12 at 3:02am
post #404 of 857

Anyone checked pccasegear.com ? Their headphone selection is pretty big and they have SR80i at $109 and HD25 at $249. Very good pricing for an Australian company.

post #405 of 857
HD25 is very nicely priced.
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