If you had $100 at headroom. . .
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What would you buy? Keep in mind this is stricly $100, so the cardas are out, as much as I would like them.
Would you buy grado sr-60s? sr-80s? Beyers? What would you do?

And if I decide before the middle of October, that would be great.
 
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definitely the grados, if it were me of course, i've never had any........
 
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andrezjpw, from what I've read of your posts, I get the impression that you don't like the Grado sound much. If you didn't like the RS-1 when you heard it, you probably won't like any of the Prestige Series 'phones either.

I'm sure you agree that the next step in improving your system is a HD600 cord replacement. Save your cash for that.

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Kerely: the thing is, I have a gift cert I have to use before the 17th, iirc. I want the cables, I really do. But let's say some "parental figures" think I'm crazy. :-/

The thing about grados: I'm thinking I might learn to like the sound. . .
 
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Take out a loan.


Nah, really, I'm not trying to discourage you -- I'm a big Grado fan. But really it'd be a shame to spend the gift certificate on something you don't really want when it would cover two thirds of the cost of the Cardas. Maybe buy a Grado SR-80 and sell it and save the cash toward the cable. Or ask the guys at HeadRoom if they'll give you more time to use the certificate -- they seem like pretty nice guys.

Of course, you just might like the SR-80. Who knows. I still like mine, even if they haven't been getting much use since my HP-2 got here.

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I asked for some more time. They said that unfortunatly, they couldn't. It's not the money that's the problem. It's the parents. :-/
 
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Cables? Do you have any use for an extension cord for your headphones? Upgrade your inteconnects?
That or the Grado's.

Free is a very good price.
 
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I'd go for the Grados as well. If you don't like them, you can always return it before 30 days, right?
 
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I'd toss in $30 bucks and get a Traveler bag. Of course, it helps to have a Cosmic-shaped amp (send me an email if you want a suitable case for your META42)

I would've done so already, except that Todd used my gift cert towards the Wheatfield when we bought it (and since my dad was buying the Wheatfield, he technically owes me still $100... :rolleyesL
 
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I'll give you $50 for it, andrze.
 
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andrzejpw, see if they can dig up any pairs of KSC-35 around the HeadRoom offices. Get three pairs or so, then sell them on Head-Fi, where they're in great demand
Then you can save the money until you get enough for your cables
 
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I already have 2 pairs of ksc-35s.


Hmm, give $50 to kelly, or grados?


btw, how are clou blues? Would it be worth it?
 
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btw, how are clou blues? Would it be worth it?


I would buy them if I had the money. Hey, you will lose it if you don't use it and they are better than the stock cable at least (so I've read).
 
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btw, how are clou blues? Would it be worth it?


If they are anything like the Reds, yup!
 
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