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Headphone Inventory

HiFiMAN HE-560s & HE-500s
Philips X2
AKG K550s
AKG Q701s
Grado SR225s

Briefly owned:
Sennheiser HD 650s
AKG K712 Pros

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Lyr
JDS Labs C5

Source Inventory

Schiit Bifrost Uber + Gen 2 USB
HiFimeDIY Sabre U2 Asynchronous USB DAC + USB Isolator
Emotiva XPS-1
Schiit SYS

Cable Inventory

DIY cables for both HiFiMAN cans and Q701s using 100/46 type 2 Litz wire in paracord and braided

DIY interconnects for Stack o' Schiit + XPS-1: 3 pairs using 100/46 type 2 Litz wire in generic tubing with Platinum Grey Techflex covera and Rean RCA plugs

A purtty Amazon USB that glows blue at the ends ;-)

Old Stuff in a Basket:
Redco Mogami mini-quad cable for Q701s - chopped up for DIY interconnects
More Mogami W2799
PYST RCA for Brifrost to Lyr x 2, since first pair was defective; fixed first, got a second for free
AudioQuest Golden Gate 3.5mm-to-RCA
Bits & Pieces

plusSound Echo Series cable (Cryo Treated Type 2 Litz Copper) for HiFiMAN - SOLD

Other Audio Equipment

Rockbox'd iPod 160 GB Classic

Audio-Related Tweaks

Homemade Magick Monkey pads for HE-560s & HE-500s
HE-560 pads from HiFiMAN foam salvaged from making jergpads
HE-500 pads from butchered Q701 pads
Both pads angled and covered with the sweetest microsuede from Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores

jerg's grill, pad and felt mods for HE-500s; pads not used much

jerg's HE-560s Enhancements, except the pads

Badass acrylic PC fan grills on HE-560s and HE-500s

Bass port mod (port covered with spongy foam squares) and wool felt driver rings for Q701s

Music Preferences

Stuff that makes my ears drool.

Interests (non-headphone)

I don't understand this section...

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= Hifiman Regrilling Mod =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 4:46 pm | 549 replies | 42227 views
DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions Yesterday at 10:38 am | 2887 replies | 113115 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 9:33 am | 10448 replies | 633580 views
Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/25/14 at 9:27pm | 4042 replies | 146629 views
Philips Fidelio X2?!
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/25/14 at 11:33am | 1303 replies | 118302 views
Schiit Owners Unite
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/25/14 at 7:04am | 7492 replies | 384917 views
= HE-560 Enhancement Mod =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/21/14 at 7:35am | 111 replies | 5072 views
DIY Cable Gallery!!
ThurstonX posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 11/19/14 at 9:00pm | 14143 replies | 2969081 views
Ipod classic - rockbox - its happening.
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 11/13/14 at 10:02am | 3238 replies | 456665 views

 

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