Received my D66s, AV-710 and SR60s today. Chasing the dog saga – Chapter 3.
Aug 5, 2004 at 4:17 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 3


Headphoneus Supremus
Jul 15, 2004
Today was good…I receive my Eggo D66’s, my Chaintech AV-710, and I bought a pair of Grado SR60s.

This site is thinning my wallet very fast.

After my last series of posts, I chose the D66s for “chasing the dog around the yard” duty. When I heard them for the first time I asked the question that many on this site have asked before: “Where is the bass?”. The SR60s were next on the list if the D66s did not work out….so, thinking that the D66s sucked (and that I would put them up for sale), I left work and headed for a local store that sells Grados. I listened to them, I liked them, and I bought them.

When I got home (the Chantech was waiting at my doorsteps) I did a search on “d66” and “mod”. I read some old posts and discovered the “Tape Mod”. I quickly conducted the procedure…and to my surprise, the D66 did not suck anymore.

I actually like the modified D66s better than the SR60s (with the comfy pads). I don’t want to return the SR60’s…hey a good set of cans always comes in handy…so I’m going to try to mod them too (actually, just change the pads). I find that they are a little lacking in bass…I’ll try them out with the Senn pads and see how they sound.

Well, like the many who discovered this site before me, I guess I have embarked on a road to perdition.
Aug 5, 2004 at 6:31 AM Post #2 of 3


Headphoneus Supremus Prolificus
Jul 2, 2004
congrats and sorry about your wallet!
Aug 5, 2004 at 9:38 AM Post #3 of 3

Idiot MD

100+ Head-Fier
Apr 28, 2004
Two things you might try with your new Grados. The easiest and cheapest is probably the quarter mod (cut a quarter shaped whole in the middle of the comfies). Another suggestion that I've read multiple times here is to hit TtVJ's site and order some flat pads.

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