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  1. Kenix

    Motorcycle-Fi

    Quote: Originally Posted by drewfus420 good eye... I got that can for $25 when some noob looped out on his just finished custom CBR600 and dumped the bike off at the local Honda dealer not wanting it back. i HAVE DONE A LOT MORE SINCE THESE PIX, IF THE BIKE WAS IN ONE PIECE (oops) i...
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    Flashlight-Fi (LED & Conventional)

    Because we're expecting a beach assault at Seattle any day now...
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    Looking for portable closed cans that sounds like open ones

    Well I went with the Ath-M50s in the end. They just came in the mail and even without burn-in, they sound great. They're surprisingly similar to my 500+ hour HD555s, but with more bass. Very noticeable on songs with dragging bass lines, less so with drums. Sound stage, detail, and highs are all...
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    Sennheiser HD448 ($100) vs ATH-A700 ($110)

    Shure SRH-440, AT ATH-M50, and Denon D1001 are also commonly recommended for closed phones in that price range.
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    Sennheiser HD485 vs Sennheiser HD555

    Some people have tried turning their HD555s into pseudo closed cans by filling the housing with blue tac. Not my cup of tea, but supposedly the results aren't bad. I'm sure "HD555 mod" will come up with threads about it and more.
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    Sennheiser HD485 vs Sennheiser HD555

    Never heard the HD485, but I do enjoy my HD555s very much. However for metal and dance, you may be better served by a closed back headphone that offers more bass. I wouldn't say the bass is lacking on the HD5xx series, but it is very tight and focused. Dance/house/electronica sounds fine through...
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    Looking for portable closed cans that sounds like open ones

    Quote: Originally Posted by kunalraiker I don't know much, but I don't think this can be achieved after comparing my Grado's with my HD 25-1 II I know it's a long shot, but the sound doesn't have to be spot on with the open cans so long as it's still enjoyable. Top contenders...
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    Looking for portable closed cans that sounds like open ones

    I've been searching for portable headphones (no IEMs or buds) that will replicate the sound out of my Sennheisers (HD555, PX100) without leaking large volumes of sound. - Closed - Isolation not so important as just not leaking sound. - Exceptional comfort is a must. I have medium sized...
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    knife-fi?

    I've now seen pens and flashlights with tritium inserts. Who's got a blade with one (or 10)?
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    Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10 Earphones for $99 at Amazon!

    Quote: Originally Posted by PouncePony How many people do you see b1tching? 1 or 2? Mostly people are stating what their status us. People are just trying to figure out when they might get their earphones. You can get off your horse now. -PONY I am addressing those few who are.
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    Running

    I'm one of those who could never do the treadmill thing. Having scenery fly by is so much more interesting, even if you're running in circles around a track.
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    What is the coolest jeans out there?

    Does anyone care to explain to me what qualities to look for in jeans that tell them apart? They all look basically the same to me, for men anyway. I've been rocking $30 Old Navy jeans for years and have never felt the need to buy $70-90 pairs.
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    Audio Tech Ad700 & Sennheiser 555: Expectations ?

    Quote: Originally Posted by chinesekiwi tbh, I dislike the HD555. Not because it' a bad headphone, but more it does nothing well. There are others in the HD555's price range that beat it in music and others that beat it in gaming i.e. AD700's. I've had the HD555s since April and...
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    WHO ARE THE BEST LOOKING PEOPLE ON EARTH?

    Kate Beckinsale Google your own pictures, she's worth it
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    What do you call this

    I call it confused. Serious: Sounds like you do small and detailed motions with your left and large, athletic movements with your right. Is the hand gripper perfectly symmetrical?
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    The Car/Motorcycle/Motorsport/Anything fast enough to do something stupid in thread!

    Quote: Originally Posted by krmathis Gemballa Avalanche GTR 800 EVO-R Drool! Hate to dampen your post, but Gemballa really dropped the ball on this one. I don't care if it goes like stink, that looks like balls (). I'd take a stock -anytrim- 911 over that any day.
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    Help with weekend trip to the Bay area. Sights? Cool stuff to do?

    How much time do you have to spend roaming, what kind of transportation do you have, and what are you and your girlfriend's interests?
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    Need help on buying acoustic guitar

    I recently purchased a Takamine G124 for $200. It's a classical acoustic guitar (12 frets to body, wider neck, nylon strings) and sounds great for the money. UG Community @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com - OFFICIAL "What guitar under $300" Thread Definitely pick up a few and try them. The difference...
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    POST YOUR COLLEGE! (Student or Alumni)

    University of California Berkeley 2012 Molecular toxicology major
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    Can you read Chinese? I need your help!

    Quote: Originally Posted by moonboy403 The translation is pretty much spot on with the exception of the bolded section. Given that the first sentence is a little fragmented, confusing, and I will suppose that it's being addressed to the recipient of the email, the translation should...
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    Can you read Chinese? I need your help!

    "Hi, I don’t know if you’ll read my e-mail, but I still want to get the words out. It’s been two days since we’ve chatted or seen each other, I still feel like it’s a little weird. I know you won’t call me, but I’ve still been waiting for your call these past two days. Today I tried calling you...
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    Can you read Chinese? I need your help!

    Quote: Originally Posted by fhuang short version, it about wanting your "*****" long version hi, not sure if you'll check this mail. just want to let you know that we've speak and see each for two days. it's a strange feeling. i know you wouldn't call me but i've been waiting for...
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    Doing a "Track Day" at Thunderbolt Raceway...

    Get that knee down on corner 6
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    HD555 vs AD700...

    The clamp on the HD555s is a little tight at first, but opens up nicely. Sound is tight to start with and gets tighter Overall though, the majority of people tend to prefer the sound of the AD700s. I personally went with the Sennheiser because it looks way better, is more compact, and...
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    Starting guitar this summer

    Sorry, forgot to mention I'm looking for an acoustic guitar
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