You guys are like ships passing in the night.
* No one said "HE-6" prior to their vigorous defense by gikigill .
* Someone ( deadie ) who has the Mad Dog and the LCD TWO claims that he would buy the Mad Dog in preference to the LCD TWO
* The LCD3 is superior to the LCD2, otherwise they could never have sold it for very long in the ruthless comparison world of head-fi
* So, no one claimed the Mad Dog is better than HE-6 or the LCD3, that's a "straw man" argument.
PS The detail and technicalities of the Mad Dog 3.2 are superior to the HE-400...
"overall value of the LCD-3 and Hifiman Planar Magnetic’s to drastically depreciate in value"
Guess who makes the HE-6? Hifiman.
Guess what the HE-6 is? A Planar Magnetic.
Guess what that makes it:
A " Hifiman Planar Magnetic"