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I will probably sell them next year. they only come out of the pizza box a couple times a month. they are silvers not gold frown.gif

I have a pair of silvers that weren't in the best shape when I got them, but they're troopers. I had them recabled straight from Grado, and it was surprisingly inexpensive. Anyhow, I've been wanting to hand them down to my GFs Dad now for a while. He's really into classic and indie rock, so they'll be perfect. The only catch, is the 325i's will always have a place in my inventory wink.gif.
 
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ATH-M50 coiled for $104 on Amazon, just posting this to see if my forum counter will finally change from 666, has been 4-7 posts with no change lol

Edit: There we go
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How much would a used pair of AKG K701's go for? They are the original white ones in perfect condition.
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post #12384 of 37679
Going rate seems to be around the $200 mark on head-fi and ebay. You might be able to get more since you say theyre in perfect cond.

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Hey Im looking for help with getting some new headphones. I have gone through two 515s, and a Siberia v2 (I hate those didnt even want to RMA), and I currently am using a pair of socks as my headphone strap for one of my 515s, like each ear piece is in one sock and then the socks are connected rofl, no joke, was tempted to dig out my webcam and take a pic.

So the 515s crack so ez and even if you tape it they just keep cracking. And the Siberias left ear stopped working even though I never pulled the cord hard or anything (they are also uncomfortable and sound like crap). Before this I had some HD280 pros for like...... 5+ years and they never broke at all when I used to skate with them, throw em around, dropped em countless times.

So I am LF gaming headphones, I play sc2, some fps like quakelive, and all my music is FLAC or equiv lossless. I don't have and wont buy a soundcard or amp atm and probably won't for a while, just got a 120hz monitor, so what headphones are best? Durability is really important since Im tired of toy headphones that break ez.

AD700
Sennhesier HD280 Pro

These are the main two I am looking at since I've read several forums of people recommending the AD700s but I know the 280s are super ultra reliable and durable with a good warranty.

Edit: Also my computer fans are pretty loud for certain games.
Edited by Ploppytheman - 12/16/12 at 5:44pm
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Do you have a budget?

And what genre's of music do you listen to?
     
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post #12387 of 37679
Thinking about selling my Beyers. They've sort of outlived their usefulness. I'd rather have an HD650 now that I think about it..but moreso, I'm still looking to get the HE-500.
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a lot of people prefer the HE-400 to the HE-500. eh, you've already got a great set of planar magnetics. i say go for the HD650's.

*bourbon has influenced this post
Edited by Porter_ - 12/16/12 at 8:38pm
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My Q701s came in a few days ago. Burning them in. Absolutely love the detail from them.

My iM716s has the right channel crapping out. That is probably due to how sensitive they are and I had the Fiio E11 on high gain. Ugh. Just ordered some SM3 V2s. smile.gif)
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the DT880 has more detail tbh wink.gif
The AKG Q701 has a much bigger soundstage but tbh, sounds like the extreme left and right are stretched out.

How you dealing with that rather annoying headpad?
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