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post your grado mods....

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by kramer5150, May 27, 2005.
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  1. kramer5150
    Just throwing this general discussion out there.

    Post your grado mods. Pads, cables, headband, earcups, woodwork... ANYTHING Goes!! Pics would be nice, but certainly not needed. Text will do just fine [​IMG]

    Garrett
     
  2. bhd812 Contributor
    lol wanna see my mod I did to the 325i's yesterday?


    speaking of which anyone wanna buy a set?...minor water marks on them..lol lol
     
  3. Jahn Contributor
    [​IMG]

    1)Joe Grado SR200 - stock. With Headphile Unported Beta C-Pads. Thin Rosewood veneer. If I popped off those pads the cans are basically unmodded.

    2)John Grado SR325 - definitely not stock. In fact, it's just the metal endcaps Larry stuck on there for my Headphile Headphone stand. How's that for a Grado mod? [​IMG]
     
  4. kramer5150
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by bhd812
    lol wanna see my mod I did to the 325i's yesterday?


    speaking of which anyone wanna buy a set?...minor water marks on them..lol lol




    LOL my kid almost did a rootbeer-mod to my DT770 drivers
     
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  5. apostate
    SR225 with Headphile Woody/recable and flats (I see C-Pads in the future though) will probably post pics later on.

    Ant
     
  6. RnB180 Contributor
    had this in another thread, might as well post it here too.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    modified the plastic grill, made the cable detachable, and a DIY cable made specifically for my detachable jacks [​IMG]
     
  7. braillediver Contributor
    I wash the earpads regularly. A little shampoo – squish – squish – squish – rinse – rinse – rinse - dry.

    Kinda basic, kinda simple but it’s important to do. Flat Pads ain’t cheap after all and this is supposed to keep the at their best. Works for all Grado pads.


    Mitch
     
  8. arspy87
    SR125: Aesthetic modification, replaced rear grille, wired in stereo jack to left earcup for single-side removeable cable, modded comfies to expose driver grille.

    [​IMG]
     
  9. RnB180 Contributor
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by braillediver
    I wash the earpads regularly. A little shampoo – squish – squish – squish – rinse – rinse – rinse - dry.

    Kinda basic, kinda simple but it’s important to do. Flat Pads ain’t cheap after all and this is supposed to keep the at their best. Works for all Grado pads.


    Mitch




    which shampoo would you recomend? Im looking for the highest quality shampoo. how does it sound after the treatment?
     
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  10. kramer5150
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by braillediver
    I wash the earpads regularly. A little shampoo – squish – squish – squish – rinse – rinse – rinse - dry.

    Kinda basic, kinda simple but it’s important to do. Flat Pads ain’t cheap after all and this is supposed to keep the at their best. Works for all Grado pads.


    Mitch




    Does repeated washing make them softer?... So they more easily contour to the ear?
     
  11. braillediver Contributor
    I use a special Audiophile Grade Shampoo only available in 2 ounce bottles for $50. I could send you some for $25 since I’m a nice guy. For a small additional fee I could Cryo-Treat it for you. It’ll take a few more days since it’ll have to stay in my freezer next to the ice cube trays for a full 3 days for proper results.

    Do you want the Limited Edition Audiophile Dihydrogen Monoxide to go with the Shampoo? I can’t guarantee the results if you don’t use the Dihydrogen Monoxide with the Shampoo.


    It’s supposed to make them softer and extend the life of the pads.

    I pretty sure someone posted previously that it improves the high end response but can’t find the specific thread now.


    Mitch
     
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  12. arspy87
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by arspy87
    SR125: Aesthetic modification, replaced rear grille, wired in stereo jack to left earcup for single-side removeable cable, modded comfies to expose driver grille.



    Here's a close-up of the jack. [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  13. apostate
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by braillediver
    I use a special Audiophile Grade Shampoo only available in 2 ounce bottles for $50. I could send you some for $25 since I’m a nice guy. For a small additional fee I could Cryo-Treat it for you. It’ll take a few more days since it’ll have to stay in my freezer next to the ice cube trays for a full 3 days for proper results.

    Do you want the Limited Edition Audiophile Dihydrogen Monoxide to go with the Shampoo? I can’t guarantee the results if you don’t use the Dihydrogen Monoxide with the Shampoo.




    ROTFLMAO [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  14. arspy87
    When I washed my bowl pads with soap and water, it got rid of the wonderful Grado smell. :|
     
  15. morphie Contributor
    I need some advice if anyone can help, I just took off the buttons on my 325i, and am left with a big slump of glue. Any better ways to take it off than scrapping?
     
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