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^ Ew

Get a mk1/mk2 golf then you are truly ballin

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Find me one in good condition near where I live under 160,000 miles for less than $2500, with all the conveniences and comforts of that GLX (Power windows/seats, leather, 5 speed, power moonroof, etc, etc), and sure.


VR6 = vroom.
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Ordered a pair of HD600 grills and an HD650 cable today. I was thinking about just skipping the cable upgrade for now and waiting for something better, but I'm not sure if I want to drop another $150-200 on a quality recable for the Senn. The 650 cable should do me well for now.
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Find me one in good condition near where I live under 160,000 miles for less than $2500, with all the conveniences and comforts of that GLX (Power windows/seats, leather, 5 speed, power moonroof, etc, etc), and sure.


VR6 = vroom.
if it's not the vr6, dont get it. i have an MK4 Golf and the 2.0 slow engine is death, thank god it's still under warranty. i' saving to buy a GTI or Acura TL !
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had my ATH-A700s for a while now. not too shabby. still prefer my trusty MDR-7506s

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but I'm not sure if I want to drop another $150-200 on a quality recable for the Senn.
I'm not sure if I'm understanding you right, but did you say $150 cables?
 
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he sure did.
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he sure did.
unfortunately, fancy cables have nothing to do with sound quality.
 
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unfortunately, fancy cables have nothing to do with sound quality.
Well, to a certain extent I agree, however it would be silly to think that different combinations of metals, shielding, solder, connectors, and insulators would not effect the sound in some way; since we know that all of those change the properties of the current flowing through the cable.

Now, how much audible difference that makes is a subject often debated, but from a scientific viewpoint the difference could be there (and for many people, it is).
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unfortunately, fancy cables have nothing to do with sound quality.
Nothing... for you.

I'm not a huge fan of cables simply based on the crap return that you get on them should you ever decide to sell later on, but I have experienced a difference in sound quality with two recables on two separate headphones. I found these differences to be improvements, but I am sure that others would probably disagree.

Let's keep this civil though - I have seen enough pointless arguments about cables alone to last me a life time. We all hear and feel differently regarding all elements of audio in general.
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Well, to a certain extent I agree, however it would be silly to think that different combinations of metals, shielding, solder, connectors, and insulators would not effect the sound in some way; since we know that all of those change the properties of the current flowing through the cable.

Now, how much audible difference that makes is a subject often debated, but from a scientific viewpoint the difference could be there.
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Nothing... for you.

I'm not a huge fan of cables simply based on the crap return that you get on them should you ever decide to sell later on, but I have experienced a difference in sound quality with two recables on two separate headphones. I found these differences to be improvements, but I am sure that others would probably disagree.

Let's keep this civil though - I have seen enough pointless arguments about cables alone to last me a life time. We all hear and feel differently regarding all elements of audio in general.
I'm not directing anything towards anybody but the retailers.

The marketing behind "high fi" cables is what's disturbing.
 
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The marketing behind "high quality" cables is what's disturbing.
On that point I do definitely agree with you.
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