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  Hello everybody . Could someone tell me what model is this ??
How do you like them?
 
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Yeah I remember that also.
Yeah, they were very unhappy.
 
  If only it was that easy, I would love to join you, on this wonderful journey that you're about to go on, with the Stax.
You know that I'm a car guy, so I have a tendency to compare headphones to cars. I see the Stax 009 as a Bugatti Veyron, and my HP1000 as a Shelby Cobra. I consider myself very lucky to have stumbled across the HP1000. I said stumbled, because I wasn't looking for a pair, I was at my local audio store, shopping for a turntable cartridge, and they were just sitting there, among the new Grado headphones, and after a few minutes of listening to them, I was hooked.
The thing is that, I could never bring myself to part with my HP1000, my Bushmills, or my GH-1. Another thing that I couldn't part with, is my ultra rare Grado HPA-2. So few of them were maid, that I though I'd never be able to own one, but thanks to Parbaked, I'm now the proud owner of a mint HPA-2.  
You are one of the Troopers whose opinion I trust, and since you own the PS1k and the GH-1/G, I'm looking forward to reading your impressions on how those two compare to the 009.
Well...I hope its a wonderful journey I'm going on. 
I'll be sure to post my impressions…just don't know when, LOL!

 
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Listening to my GH-1 w/(G) cushions tonight (haven't in a while) what a pleasant sound these have with all Genres/different music files.
 
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Grado plz release this headphone series..
 
If Grado did decide to release the RS3, how much do you think they would sell for? I'm guessing $500-$550 Canadian.
 
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Yeah they look beautiful . I'll read about this prototype a bit more as i've never heard about that model . When I accidentally found that photo my jaw dropped and i said to my self : What the *@ck is that I'm seeing ?!! lol i  prefer the looks of the older grados without the big mushroom cup .
 
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If Grado did decide to release the RS3, how much do you think they would sell for? I'm guessing $500-$550 Canadian.
They'd likely have been priced under the RS2, probably $300-400 I'd imagine. But the 325 is already $300 and at $400 the RS3 would only be $100 cheaper than the RS2, likely not enough price difference to support a new product. I suspect that's why they never came to market, unless they were designed to take the 325s spot in the line up.

I really love the low profile wood cups. If the sound quality was as good as the RS1/2, I'd prefer the low profile look, personally.
 
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If Grado did decide to release the RS3, how much do you think they would sell for? I'm guessing $500-$550 Canadian.
They'd likely have been priced under the RS2, probably $300-400 I'd imagine. But the 325 is already $300 and at $400 the RS3 would only be $100 cheaper than the RS2, likely not enough price difference to support a new product. I suspect that's why they never came to market, unless they were designed to take the 325s spot in the line up.

I really love the low profile wood cups. If the sound quality was as good as the RS1/2, I'd prefer the low profile look, personally.
Me too, I also like the thinner cable.
 
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  Me too, I also like the thinner cable.

I made a couple of pairs of low-profile cups that were basically the non-i SR series except made out of a single piece of wood. I liked what I heard. Was actually thinking of making another pair in Bubinga the other day (I have a few pieces spare).
 
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I made a couple of pairs of low-profile cups that were basically the non-i SR series except made out of a single piece of wood. I liked what I heard. Was actually thinking of making another pair in Bubinga the other day (I have a few pieces spare).
Oh please do it if you've got the time. Bubinga is such a beautiful wood.
 
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Me too, I also like the thinner cable.


I made a couple of pairs of low-profile cups that were basically the non-i SR series except made out of a single piece of wood. I liked what I heard. Was actually thinking of making another pair in Bubinga the other day (I have a few pieces spare).
pics or it didn't happen! :D
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pics or it didn't happen! :D
:popcorn:

LOL...

I think I ended up SennGradoing them. The pics are in the SennGrado thread. The Bubingas, they are on the cards, I am just kind of wrapped up in making layered cups right now. Just finished a pair with Mahogany outside faces, Walnut bodies and Paduak driver seats.
 
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Grado plz release this headphone series..
 
If Grado did decide to release the RS3, how much do you think they would sell for? I'm guessing $500-$550 Canadian.

Considering they are based on the SR series design but in wood I expect around $350-400 US dollars.
I always wondered why they never released it....

 
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  Considering they are based on the SR series design but in wood I expect around $350-400 US dollars.
I always wondered why they never released it....
 
who knows how they sound???
I asked the person who posted the photos of them how they sounded, but they didn't reply.
 
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