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  1. Sunkinator

    Easy Easy Grado Headband Mod (56k warning)

    Materials Needed: Big/Small Foam helmet pads Velcro Dots Super glue I recently bought a new bike helmet and it came with 6 extra pads. It made me think of this easy way to mod my SR-60's headband. First of all, heres a before picture...
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    I need suggestions for my budget

    My budget is $180 I listen to metal and rock I have no preferences, just the awesomest metal/rock can in my price range. (I may be able to get up to $250)
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    ~~My Portable audio PICKLE~~

    I have a $250 budget and i am interested in the following 'phones: Audio Technica Es7 Ultrasone HFI-550 Equation RP-21 Equation RP-15 Beyerdynamic Dt-770 My goal is to get a headphone with good bass- better than the k-81 (my k-81's bass is mud now) I listen to metal, thrash, hard...
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    mods or es7?

    hey guys, I've been happy with my k-81dj for public transit use but I feel that whatever bass impact it had has dissipated. It feels like the bass is getting muddier day by day even though I listen at normal volumes. __________________________________________________ ________________ Right...
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    Finally! SR-60 VS K-81dj

    My SR-60's arrived today and they have 5 hrs of burn-in on them. Now to settle the big debate: AKG K-81dj VS Grado SR-60. This comparison is done completely unamped with my unbiased ears. This comparison will not be completely fair, because my AKGs have close to 100 hours on them and my...
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    Did i get the right headphone?

    Hey guys, I recently bought a k-81dj and i really like it for portable use except when i used it at home it was somewhat uncomfortable and a little dark sounding. So out of a random spending urge for a home headphone (damn you headfi) I bought a grado sr-60 from the sound room and it will be...
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    home rig dilemma

    hey guys, Im very satisfied with my burned-in k-81s w/ pulled out foamies as a portable solution but there is a small comfort/fidelity issue when listening to them for long periods of time at home. If someone can recommend me a nice open (or closed) headphone and an amp that works good with...
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    Will this rig work?

    I have a budget of $175 So how will this work out... Beyer Dt 880's (250 ohms) $150 new Homemade Cmoy amp $20 Gold plated connectors $5 new Im thinking about running the 880's off my 2nd gen ipod shuffle with a homemade cmoy amp and I want to know if it will be good with music genres...