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I'd have to agree with you nammy, they are way too forward for my liking.
    
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To each his own, no doubt .

Btw, how have your Goldrings been treating you Niko (both pairs)?
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I wonder if the higher end Grados are that forward? They seem not very comfy as well, my Beyers are super comfy, the pads are like pillows.
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I wonder if the higher end Grados are that forward? They seem not very comfy as well, my Beyers are super comfy, the pads are like pillows.
These are quite forward, but that doesn't bug me very much. I'm early into my audio experiences, but so far I've just been very open to everything I've heard.

As for comfort...well, I think AKG K81DJ's are comfortable, which is very much the opposite of popular-belief (in fact, many think they are the least-comfortable headphones ever conceived by mankind, sooo....)
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I wonder if the higher end Grados are that forward? They seem not very comfy as well, my Beyers are super comfy, the pads are like pillows.
From what I've heard, the GS1000's are very different from the rest of the grado lineup, while the SR325i's are the "most" grado.

I like a laid back, smoother sound, myself.


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These are quite forward, but that doesn't bug me very much. I'm early into my audio experiences, but so far I've just been very open to everything I've heard.

As for comfort...well, I think AKG K81DJ's are comfortable, which is very much the opposite of popular-belief (in fact, many think they are the least-comfortable headphones ever conceived by mankind, sooo....)
How comfy are the Grados, it's hard to tell if they'd be comfy or not?
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How comfy are the Grados, it's hard to tell if they'd be comfy or not?
They are so-so right now. I can see how some people would find the bowls uncomfortable; they have a rather peculiar fitting - they almost fit around my entire ear but are still supra-aural because they are resting on the very edge of my ears.

I will be buying some Senn HD414 pads to test them out. From what I've read, they are the perfect match for 225's.
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To each his own, no doubt .

Btw, how have your Goldrings been treating you Niko (both pairs)?
The DR150's still going strong and awesome, but my GX200's broke (left channel cut out) and I've been waiting ages for them to be sent back to me...(posted them to the shop I bought them from the person who bought them from...yeh...), I best give them a ring actually.
    
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Edit: Holy 9000 posts, batman!
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Yummy.





I have much to comment on already, but it's been like 20 minutes since I've actually owned my SR225's, so I ought hold off for a bit.

...ah, who am I kidding? They sound fantastic. This is my first set of open cans, and I'm loving the airiness of the sound.
I wish I still had my 225's... I found a good deal on wood cups and I already have a leather headband sitting here... no Grados to use it on though

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yeah, I can't stand them, my head's big, and they always put too much pressure on my ears.

To be honest, when I tried out some Grados (SR80's), I wasn't very impressed. Despite my love of metal and rock, their sound sig just doesn't bode well with me.
The Grado house sound isn't for everyone, but for Rock and Metal it's hard to beat. I wonder what the source was... maybe that was your problem.

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I wonder if the higher end Grados are that forward? They seem not very comfy as well, my Beyers are super comfy, the pads are like pillows.
They are much more detailed and natural. They aren't nearly as harsh sounding.

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How comfy are the Grados, it's hard to tell if they'd be comfy or not?
I've never found them uncomfortable. I particularly like modded HD414 pads on them.

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They are so-so right now. I can see how some people would find the bowls uncomfortable; they have a rather peculiar fitting - they almost fit around my entire ear but are still supra-aural because they are resting on the very edge of my ears.

I will be buying some Senn HD414 pads to test them out. From what I've read, they are the perfect match for 225's.
They are! exactly what I used. I do have some already dyed black and socket modded btw
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