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Originally Posted by Aura View Post

Removed the foam inside the pads, but I will not finish the mod by removing from the backside of the driver. #1 - I like how it sounds as-is. #2 - that small piece is very difficult to get back in once it's been removed. #3 - using a pointy object around a driver does not look fun.


I'm seriously considering removing (rubbing off) the logo and brand and recoating the entire headband in a flat or glossy black. I know Sean doesn't agree with it, but I would prefer the whole headphone to be black and I think it'll really look nice. Not to mention that the previous owner is responsible for the headband pretty much looking like crap right now :/.

After the painting, only one thing left to do. You can guess what it is. But don't expect anything until after the start of 2009 when I'm on winter break.

First, aura, is that a cigar in your mouth? those will kill ya man, and your cans, smoke environment = fail. lol

Did you notice a reasonable difference between defoaming and leaving the foam in the senns? I still have all the foam in mine.

Do you notice fair sound improvement over the stock cable with the 650 cable?

As for painting the head band, i say go for it, when you get it done post a "how-to" so i can do it as well.

thanks again

And while fallen angel is around,

Current Headphones:
HD580 Modded
ATH-A700
ATH-ES7
AKG K240 Studio


thanks again again.
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I just finished updating the list. I have a quick question for wigseryc though. Are your Etymotics the ER-4P?
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Originally Posted by Shingetsu View Post
First, aura, is that a cigar in your mouth? those will kill ya man, and your cans, smoke environment = fail. lol
Yes, it's a cigar, which I did proceed to smoke later that night (the experience was awful though, I won't detail it). I never have, and never will, expose my headphones to smoke. I flip if the cables get twisted, let alone leaving them to sit in a haze of cancer-inducing smoke .

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Did you notice a reasonable difference between defoaming and leaving the foam in the senns? I still have all the foam in mine.

Do you notice fair sound improvement over the stock cable with the 650 cable?

As for painting the head band, i say go for it, when you get it done post a "how-to" so i can do it as well.
The difference with defoaming was negligible at best because I performed the mod within 20 minutes of owning them. If there is any sort of veil, the defoaming is certainly going to help though (just basic logic).

The 650 cable, likewise, had marginal improvements. However, it is vastly better in build quality to the standard cable and I wanted a 1/4th termination for my amp so I didn't have to bother with an adapter.

I'll be sure to post a quick guide on the painting, I already have a solid idea of how to go about it. Use nail polish remove on the label, remove the cushion under the headband, masking tape the hell out of everything from the bottom of the headband to the top of the cups, and cover the rest of the headphone in a few layers of plastic bags/saran wrap/whatever. We will see how it goes.

~~~

Thanks for the update Fallen, much appreciated .
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post #4314 of 38129
Yeah cigars really are really bad if you havent smoked them religiously before.

As for your paint mod, cant wait to see how it goes. I don't think ll be buying a new cable for my 580s just yet, maybe after you paint yours. Was considering getting a pair of RS1/2 so im gonna have to wait a while to pick and choose anyway.

thanks again.

Thanks again Fallen!
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Not a problem, guys.
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Slayer Reign in Blood (1986) If your into some heavy, then heavy this is.
Im finding more and more that music from 20 years ago sounds better then a lot of the stuff that popped up in the 2000's.

Led Zeppelin II-- All i have to say is that i wish i was alive and 18ish in the late 60's and thru the 70's.
The first track (whole lotta love) alone is enough to make me want to switch to vinyl.

P.S.
Also, i'm an avid pipe tobacco and cigar lover... it's my vice.
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Razor Barracuda 7.1 headphones
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Off topic but wanted to gush a bit.

After five days of peanut butter and crackers, bottled water and candles ...

I'm finally treated to the glow of my Paradisea's tube once more.

Power just came back here on my street!

I had no idea how addicted to modern amenity's I was.

Thank god it's over.

60% of Houston is still without power.

After a five day wait, I still consider myself in the lucky bunch.

Godspeed to the rest.

    
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Great to hear s1rrah. No pun intended.
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Great to hear s1rrah. No pun intended.
Thanks mang.

I'm still gushingly appreciative of my this day sworn in and owned tales.

More to be promised, I hope.

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