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Headphone Inventory

Senn HD650 Sold - AKA DARK Vaders!
Denon AH-D5000 - MarkL Mod'd
JVC HA-DX1000 Jena Ultra w/Furutech Ohh So Purty! SOLD!
Grado GS1000i - Balanced - SOLD!
Grado HF-2 Groovin' Nice, yet Tragically in Need of Cosmetic Surgery
Grado 325is
Grado SR225i Custom Cocobolo Woodys w/G-Cush Balanced
Grado SR125i Still Got!
Allessandro MS-1 on the Path to Wood & MS1000 Land
Cocobolo Darth Beyers V3 Black Gold-SOLD
Beyer DT770-80 Pro Good Beaters!
Shure SE530 - Gone to OZ
Shure 215 - Not for me...
Sennheiser IE 800 Yup, pretty good
Sennheiser IE 80 Ditto!
STAX SR-007 OII MK II - Workin' on the Finances!
STAX SR-003, YUIN PK3, Head-Direct RE2
Koss PortaPro-Traded

Headphone Amp Inventory

Audio-GD Compass w/Sun/Moon/Earth
Audio-GD Phoenix w/Genny LEMOs
Audio-GD FUN w/Mods
Audio-GD Sparrow
Zero DAC - Earth HDAM, LT1364
Yulong DAH1 Mark-SOLD
Little Dot MK V- SOLD
DarkVoice 337SE Tung Sol 5998 Amperex EF80 Bugle Boyz

Source Inventory

HT Omega Claro Halo w/LM4562
Audio-GD Ref 1 w/REAL LEMO CAST Connectors
ESI Juli@ - Demoted to the Penalty Box
HT Omega Striker 7.1 - Demoted
Sota Star Vacuum- Gone but not Forgotten
Oracle Delphi MK II- Gone but not Forgotten
iPod GEN 5.5 500 GB RockBox'd
Samsung Note 7 250GB Music - Hasn't Blown up Yet!

Cable Inventory

SkunkWorks Stealth Mondo Cable Homebrew
HomeMade CAST cables w/ Cardas 4x24
Mogami, Canare, Cardas
No Mo Jena

Power-Related Components

Denon AVR-5803
Dual Adcom GFA-555's Bridged MONO
Hafler DH-500 --Gone but not forgotten
Hafler DH-220 --Gone but not forgotten
Precision Fidelity C-8 -- Gone and Eternally Loved
Precision Fidelity M-8 -- Gone and Eternally Loved

Other Audio Equipment

Surround Sound System::
Martin Logan Monoliths Fronts (Original, French Walnut)
Martin Logan Logos Center
Martin Logan Aerius i's Rears
Some Cheap Infinity Sub
Dayton Audio 12" Sub
Computer Monitors: JBL LSR4328P + JBL LSR4312SP Subwoofer--SPECTACULAR!!

Audio-Related Tweaks

Triplett 3444 -- Sold when I divested Myself from Tubes
NAPA, AutoZone & PEPBOYS Branded Tube Dampers

Interests (non-headphone)

SCUBA - Beached, Too Old...
1-shot 1-Kill
DIY Brain Surgery(DeWalt & Snap-On)
Rolling Winos on the weekend to come up with some STAX Money!!

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Panasonic FZ-1000
Panasonic LX-7
Sager NP8120 18.4" Laptop "Da Killa"
Nikon D2X - Gone
Nikonos RS - Gone
Porsche 930
Steyr-Mannlicher SSG P-IIK 0.5" MOA
H&K 91 1" MOA
Colt Competition HBAR AR-15 0.5" MOA
High Standard Supermatic Citation
Kidd 10/22 McMillan
Arsenal AK's - Uhhh Huhh
Henry 45-70
FallKniven PXL IM - Like a Razor
Chris Reeve
Gerber Paul

les_garten's Recent Activity

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Wanted: Denon D5000 or D7000 Cable in Exc Cond
les_garten posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 10/18/16 at 2:27am | 0 replies | 24 views
Wanted: Grado 8 Connector Headphone Cable
les_garten posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 10/1/16 at 7:15pm | 0 replies | 47 views
IE800 ear tips
les_garten posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/22/16 at 8:39pm | 17 replies | 9350 views
Shure SE535 Red's fake or genuine?
les_garten posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/28/15 at 12:24pm | 10 replies | 5647 views
The Compass Thread (New)
les_garten posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/14/15 at 11:03pm | 979 replies | 96176 views
A change from my Grado SR-125's
les_garten posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/20/15 at 7:49pm | 29 replies | 4202 views
[REVIEW] Shure SE215
les_garten posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 1/19/15 at 9:28am | 295 replies | 218015 views
FS ALPS Blue Velvet Quad Volume Pot for Builders
les_garten posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 8/20/14 at 5:14pm | 0 replies | 173 views


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