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Lol, thanks guys.

The part that hits me hardest is "I hope you don't get as bad as me... because obsessing about the lighting of your audio rig is pretty much the dumbest thing ever". And you know what? It really is .

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Stuff:

- The cups are officially Jacob's. PICS = MUST.

- Bought a pair of hospital-grade power cords on Head-Fi that are nearly identical to the Iron Lung Jellyfish. Considering that I bought both of them for less than half the cost of a single Jellyfish, I'd say it is a good deal.

- Might be buying a back-up pair of NOS Tung Sol 5687's along with an insanely good offer on a Brimar CV1988/6SN7GTY. We're talking 30-40% of what an NOS Brimar normally costs O_o.

Oh, and Sean is about make a damn awesome purchase. I'll let him reveal it in due time.
hey don't forget to send that tube adapter to me so I can try to get it fixed for you.

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I believe it's $199 shipped new, I'd be selling in the $185 shipped territory, with the ~$25-30 Mullard tubes included. Plus shipping from china takes about a week, sometimes more. It's like a month old, perfect condition.
ouch! they've really gone up. Back when I had my LDII+ I paid under $100, got a spare set of tubes and some nice Mullards and sold it with a better power cable for $115

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Just got an email from Oriel at Purity Audio ...

In a week or so, I'll be getting their K.I.K.A.S. "Caliente" for a two week review:

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Can't wait to hear it ...

From the comments online so far, it's going to be a good solid state listen.

Pretty internals as well:

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I'll forward a link once I get the Head-fi review done ...
nice, I wanted to listen to one of those, but didn't end up making it to the Toronto Meet
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post #4062 of 38098
im in..
i have a pear of technics head phones (had those things ages sounds so nice)

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ouch! they've really gone up. Back when I had my LDII+ I paid under $100, got a spare set of tubes and some nice Mullards and sold it with a better power cable for $115
Well it's fairly common opinion that the MKII blows the II++ out of the water, so it might just be that they raised the price to make up for more expensive parts. The MKI fills the ~$100 area now.
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Well it's fairly common opinion that the MKII blows the II++ out of the water, so it might just be that they raised the price to make up for more expensive parts. The MKI fills the ~$100 area now.
yep, my bad, I read your post as LDII lol... It's been a looong day
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I hope this thread is still updated......im in the Bose corner with Bose On-Ear Headphones.......ya thats the name.......could of bean a little more creative aye.....they got to be one of the top most expensive headphones (230$) besides the Bose Quiet Comfort 3 (349$).....unbelievable bass
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we don't like bose sir, and its not one of the top most expensive headphones...no where near really
    
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I hope this thread is still updated......im in the Bose corner with Bose On-Ear Headphones.......ya thats the name.......could of bean a little more creative aye.....they got to be one of the top most expensive headphones (230$) besides the Bose Quiet Comfort 3 (349$).....unbelievable bass
we were being nice and not naming it blose corner... Sorry, but amongst your friends with iBuds you might be top Dawg, but here you're the low man on the totem pole.

When you want to buy a real pair of cans let us know and we'll help you choose something better. But the good news is that you'll be able to pawn your bose on another unsuspecting chap and have a nice budget for some real cans, that have true unbelievable bass... instead of unbelievably muddy bass.
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well considering the JXC DX1000s that Aura just got retail for 1k, and he got them used for less then that, and still spent more then a pair of even the bose quiet comfort 3s, I'm pretty sure they're not the most expensive ones, and I'm pretty sure the DX1000s have better bass, although they have no noise cancellation, but who needs that on a closed back headphone?
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I'm thinking I'm going to buy the klipsch image. If anyone sees them for sale on head-fi/anywhere that would post to me I would love it if they pmed me please

Also, the Koss KSC75 popped through the door today...they really are great for the price! Slightly awkward to get them on, but damn they sound nice.

EDIT: Also, if anyone feels happy with buying them off eBay or something then posting them to me (I'll obviously pay) then that would be awesome. You can also test out the phones if you so wish, may be write a little review.
    
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Well. The guy on head-fi decided to pull out from the deal, and wait to put the 337 back up for sale in a few weeks, at a higher price. Why he decided that he didn't want to sell it anymore after it'd been for sale for months, I have no idea, but I guess I'm outta luck.


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