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ThurstonX

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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
Schiit Wyrd
Schiit SYS
Emotiva XPS-1
JVC AL-FQ5 turntable with "AT92DSH AT92E Cartridge w/Shibata JICO Brand Needle" from turntableneedles.com
Rockbox'd iPod 160 GB Classic

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

PC-to-Wyrd: A purtty Amazon USB that glows blue at the ends ;-)
Wyrd-to-Bifrost: Ziotek 1-ft. USB Shortys™ USB 2.0

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

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

Brainwavz HM5 Memory Foam Velour Pads with red Creatology adhesive foam mounting rings for Fidelio X2s; double-stacked black Creatology adhesive foam mounting ring attachments for stock pads for extra room

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)

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Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Yesterday at 6:08 pm | 5978 replies | 213661 views
Schiit Owners Unite
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/26/15 at 6:42pm | 9719 replies | 490041 views
Q701 impressions thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/26/15 at 5:00pm | 8729 replies | 496584 views
= Hifiman “Fuzzor” Mod = (Driver backwave felt damping modification)
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/21/15 at 10:32pm | 174 replies | 17711 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/20/15 at 7:51am | 12481 replies | 780286 views
AKG k550 alternate ear pads?
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 3/19/15 at 9:59pm | 57 replies | 16410 views
= HE-560 Enhancement Mod (v1.5) =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/19/15 at 9:42am | 299 replies | 16791 views
DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 3/13/15 at 9:11am | 3765 replies | 154742 views
= Hifiman Regrilling Mod =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/10/15 at 7:24am | 585 replies | 54669 views

 

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