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I just got some AD700s a few weeks ago, love em
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i cant see you having any problems selling that stuff legend, seems a lot of people have been bit by the upgrade bug
Do you happen to have the bug again?
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i do, but your about 24 hours late for me to jump on another one of your deals.
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What are you looking to upgrade to, Legend?
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What are you looking to upgrade to, Legend?
Honestly not quite sure yet. I'll probably do some more looking around after my stuff sells. I want to stay tube and not sure about the DAC yet.

I haven't had much time for computers or audio as of late or much time to make my decision, but hopefully in the coming weeks things will slow down and I'll have a better idea.
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I could potentially be very interested in that 0404, TheLegend. Hopefully I'll have a sale go through and actually have some cash by the time you're looking to upgrade.
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Seems like as good a time as any to pull the rabbit out of the hat.

Trading Around The Circle:

Move #1 - I say goodbye to my Singlepower MPX3 and my JVC DX1000 (not sold yet however). I get a new amp - more on that later.

Move #2 - Sean (Namrac) becomes the new owner of the Singlepower MPX3. He says goodbye to his Little Dot MKII.

Move #3 - Schubie becomes the new owner of Sean's Little Dot MKII. He may/may not say goodbye to his previous amp.

Yeah, stuff went down the past 24 hours.

~~~

As for my personal endeavor, I have learned that...

A) I never again will say that I will never sell anything, because I completely destroyed both of those promises which I held to the Singlepower and the JVC.

B) Nothing in my rig is a permanent solution.

C) Even I cannot predict what I am going to do.

But yeah, enough of that. The new target:







It is a Moth Audio EC2A3, and I would like to think that this amp will stick with me throughout the rest of college.

Quick background - Moth Audio is a defunct amp manufacturer that was headed by Craig Uthus. This man is now the owner of Eddie Current, maker of the Zana Deux and the anticipated Balancing Act. Moth is the predecessor to Eddie. Moth Audio amplifiers are exceptionally rare and difficult to come by; you just don't see them put up for sale.

This is the solution of solutions for any single-ended headphone, as I have been told that it performs better with both high and low-impedance headphones than the Zana Deux, which is best used with high impedance like Sennheiser. It also has enough juice to power high-sensitivity speakers, such as Klipsch. I plan on making this the mainstay for a headphone/speaker combination setup, with speakers looking a bit in to the future. Oh yeah, this is the only EC2A3 of its kind in existence as well - it is completely custom.

Yes, I know that I love the JVC, and I probably will buy one again at some point, but for as much as I have enjoyed that headphone, I think I'll enjoy this amp even more. This is an upgrade that I feel I need to make, at the right time in the right place. I like the Sennheiser HD580 so much that I don't believe I will miss the JVC all that much. It is that solid of a headphone, and I have no problem feeding it with this behemoth of an amp.

So yeah, that's what is up with me. Both Namrac and Schubie are getting great amps as well, and I know they will enjoy them. Congrats guys, I thank you for helping me make a step up and have fun with the new gear!

~ Bryan ~
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post #4428 of 37680
Need a job before I can really legitimately afford the car I was planning on, so what do I do? Agree to purchase a Singlepower. D:
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Seems like as good a time as any to pull the rabbit out of the hat.
As lovely and seductive and mechanically romantic as all that sounds ...

I am still in the market for a good set of closed headphones ... so PM me with the details of your JVC sale.

    
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I finally got into the grado sound over the past 2 weeks. Haven't been postin due to school but i love my new(well used) SR225s, with dynamated transducers.

gotta say, the sound is everthing everyone says about it. Punchy, detailed and definately not something you can wear to sleep. Also, the least amount of isolation in a headphone that i have ever listened to.

Maybe one day ill send these to aura and he can woody them for me. lol
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