I have to admit you definately are a contagious bunch .
After contemplating that my 20 year old Stax Lambda Pro [SRD7-MkII & ED-1, ASR Emitter 1] might not be up to par anymore with my e20 DAC, I was "searching headphones" on the web and somehow got stuck on head-fi.
I do like the resolution and honesty of the Stax and consequently I am looking at HD800 and a suitable amp to drive it properly.
The apperant reason that my first post is showing up here is very simple. After working my way through all of the 150+ pages of this thread, I tonight pulled the trigger and ordered a HD800 from Justin and put the deposit down for a GS-X MkII DACT. Of course, I hope to be able to jump into the current batch , wish me luck.
Maybe I'm in