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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by Dralan Hello there. Earlier this week I decided to finally get more serious about sound and buy a headphone that would make my music sound abit better than what I have been used to hear for the last few years ( I usually bought headphones that cost around...
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    Grado RS1 "Shack Hack" Mod (56K beware!)

    Cheaper if you just buy a sheet of filter foam and cut out the round part and punch some holes.
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    Be careful with those Q-tips!

    Quote: Originally Posted by hempcamp Boy, 11, who was deaf for NINE years regains hearing... after cotton bud pops out of his ear | the Daily Mail Disclaimer: I don't normally read nor put much faith in the Daily Mail, but this was an interesting read. Heard it first on...
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    So anyone else got Docs over x-mas ?
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    Goldring DR150, good stepup from KSC75?

    I stepped away from Head-Fi for a month and now theres more Doc threads ...LoL I have had mine for almost 3 months now, still going strong and not selling yet ! ...LoL says alot
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    Recommendations for my situation....

    You will find most here think noise cancelling is another silly gimmick that uses more battery and $30 is too low of a budget to find any at the retail level. Most high-end stuff is the straight dope stuff with a wire ! I would go with either one of these for your use and budget: Koss...
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by nick20 How do you like the Doc's compared to the 325? I am thinking of trying the 225/325 next. I need to try higher end Grado's to compare to these. I'd like to keep these, but I'm just curious as to how you feel about the 325's vs Doc's. -Nick The...
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    It been over a month and I still have them, that in itself says something ! ...LoL
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    DR150 vs. HD580

    DXC Headphones - Full Size Headphones had the DR150, but now they seem to only carry the 100 and 50 only, they are selling on eBay also, the pair of DR150 went for $72.99 ! Also while you performing the cloth mod, remember to use a cotton swab with some rubbing achool to clean off the flux...
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by nick20 Hey, I'm getting a few more "new" tubes for my amp, and will be comparing with "exotic" or "cream of the crop" 6SN7's. I will post back for sure, and share my impressions. In the meantime, is there anywhere I can get "pleather" or leather...
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by LQQK Do I need two 4' dual (+ & -) speaker wires twisted together creating 4 separate ends on each end, example two of these twisted together: and then twist the ++ & -- to form a single positive and negative tag end for the Stereo plug? Thanks for...
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    Grado Drivers

    Quote: Originally Posted by ericj I do. Somewhere. This is the model i have: Self Defense Armory Shopping Cart 30M water resist, looks like. But lets be honest here, it's not like we're diving for sunken pirate treasure. Orients are basically lower end Seikos, but I...
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    Grado Drivers

    Villi Manilli was good too ...look who they fooled ! Milli Vanilli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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    Grado Drivers

    Quote: Originally Posted by Rhydon Sorry guys. The DH-40 was eventually succeeded by the DH57, followed by the DH59. All but the DH59 were discontinued quite some time ago; Primo's website is quite outdated- you should refer to primomic.com (its the north american distributor- but its...
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    Grado Drivers

    Quote: Originally Posted by Rhydon The HP-1000 driver was not made in house; its known as the DH-40 made by a company called Primo (says right on the top of the driver), located in Singapore. Look what a little Googling turns up, could this be the Primo your talking about ?, they...
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    Grado Drivers

    Quote: Originally Posted by Rickio Ok so we know the question. So is there a reason or something we can learn or appreciate if we understand where the drivers are made? Does manufacturing here or there have any real meaning or value in our use or appreciation of a headphone...
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by phyrefly Hmmm, this is really tempting! Are there any ex-MS1 owners and current DR-150 owners that want to convince me to switch? LoL. I was a 325i and SR80 owner ...does that count ? The only drawback of the Goldrings is that you will not be...
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    Grado Drivers

    This is some of the kind of industries I am very familar with, although they look impressive to the general public, it is totally horrid to those of us in this business in the way they are operating and the procedures that they are using: Merdian Plant: Meridian : take a guided factory tour...
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    Grado Drivers

    I can understand John Grado's reasons to protect his business and trade secrets and I admire his perspectives to try to give as many opportunities to his community and country in supplying as many components and individuals to the sucess of his business and the economy. There are some people you...
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    First High-end Cans

    Grado SR60 and SR80 would be best for iPods and MP3 players, but they are all open types, the SR225 is over kill for these types of players. If you are considering the HD555 which doesn't have a good performance vs dollar value, but like the look and comfort of Senns and the sound of Grados...
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    Sixteen year old girl wants first good pair of headphones

    Grado SR60 or iGrado for iPods !
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    Need Recommendations

    Quote: Originally Posted by kevg73 wow thats a great deal. when you say "they had them for $120" who are 'they'? and b stock just means like someone sent them back but they work perfectly right? It says either store returns or demo units.
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    Quote: Originally Posted by fraseyboy I am seriously considering selling both my HD580s and MS1's and buying these. They sound like the best of both worlds. Oh BTW, what is the cheapest website atm that these can be bought from? Since your in NZ, best place would be in the...
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    32ohms Full Size Cans

    Are there any others besides these ?, would be great to have a list for non amping or MP3 player applications 1. All Grados 2. All Goldrings
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    Official Goldring DR150 Impressions Thread

    Just did the grille cloth mod and cleaned up some of the solder joints while I was at it, more open and airy now
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