Early Christmas wish: Grado GS1000 mod.
Jun 29, 2008 at 2:07 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 8

rgs9200m

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I sure wish someone would do a nice mod on the GS1000s because
they are uncannily comfortable! They are soooo light and don't even touch
your ears and you can barely feel the headband.
The sound is OK, but nowhere near as good as my Sony R10s.
I think I could even sleep with the Grados, they are that comfortable,
and I am hypersensitive to how my headphones feel. I would pay dearly
for such a mod.
 
Jun 29, 2008 at 2:21 PM Post #3 of 8

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you would think having a thousand dollar pair of headphones would be good enough
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Jun 29, 2008 at 2:42 PM Post #4 of 8

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you would think having a thousand dollar pair of headphones would be good enough
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Probably not, since he already own the $4-6000 Sony MDR-R10...
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Jun 30, 2008 at 3:22 AM Post #5 of 8

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Paint them green
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Jun 30, 2008 at 3:28 AM Post #6 of 8

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I've come up with three possible reasons why the OP made this thread:
  1. praise the GS1000
  2. admit their inferiority to the R10
  3. wants to make the GS1000 uncomfortable for the sake of better sound
 
Jun 30, 2008 at 3:55 AM Post #7 of 8

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Quote:

Originally Posted by TheMarchingMule /img/forum/go_quote.gif
I've come up with three possible reasons why the OP made this thread:
  1. praise the GS1000
  2. admit their inferiority to the R10
  3. wants to make the GS1000 uncomfortable for the sake of better sound



1 and 2: yes
3: no

'just want to make the *comfortable* GS1000s sound better.
Even 50% of R10 sound would be worth it (whatever that means, I know).
If people are doing mods, you couldn't find a more
comfortable platform than the Grados.
That's all I meant.
OK, end of thread.
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May 10, 2016 at 3:43 AM Post #8 of 8

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Sorry for the necromancy :wink:

I was looking for some tips on modding the GS1000 as I had one in to be re-cabled and could not find any.

In case anyone is wandering .... It is probably not the sort of thing you want to try unless you have a lot of time on your hands. The tricky part is getting the drivers out without damaging anything. It is hot glue but I did not want to heat the driver directly and cause damage so the only way I could find to do it was to use a soldering iron or blowtorch to heat a thin scalpel blade then use it to pick out the glue a few millimetres  at a time. You could do it without heating the blade but heating it really helped for me - like a hot knife through butter.



 

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