You know with the MDR-1Rs and the TG!334s, they're really opposite end of the budget spectrum ;-). I do like the 1Rs and they've been growing on me since my review - having said that I had to return them to Sony. Of course no where near the level of the TG!334s but for walking around and little fear of misplacing them since they're not expensive.
Interesting about the 334's and 000. I found the difference between the 000 and the stock cable to be a slight improvement - and this is even after balancing the 000's. Having said that, the stock cable already "blew me away".
One thing I'd like to note though. Back in May & July when ALO Audio and I got the 000 cables, I had ALO slice and balance my 000's. Back then FitEar wouldn't reveal what the cable was made of. As such whilst ALO was doing the balancing, they found out that it's pure silver. 2 weeks ago when I met ALO again, I asked them for a re-confirmation and they did that their 000 sample and my July-purchased 000 was indeed silver.
However in recent Monet news, there was information about the 000 cable published and it said it was silver-plated copper. If FitEar followers remember correctly there was a time the 000 went out of stock (think in August or September). I'm wondering if the 000 has gone for a change during these past few months and it's content changed from pure silver to silver-plated copper.
Which is why I tried to separate them with paragraphs XD I like the 1Rs :)
That's interesting, I'd like to see/hear that.