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My mkiii came today!
It's going to be a good weekend!
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It's going to be a good weekend!
you're tellin me! but my custom cable didnt come today like my guy said it would :[ so i have my DT's and my D2K's [i fixed them today ] and NO RCA CABLE!!!! :[
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post #4673 of 38142
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It's a race to see who can find a Bendix 6385 tube the fastest...
So you've seen my WTB thread at Head-fi?



On another note ...

My friend "Orcin" at head-fi said to let you know he can sell you a near NOS WE396A tube for around 25 bucks if you want it. That's a kick arse price, BTW for a tube that generally sells for 50 bucks plus in the NOS realm. Said tube has about 200 or so hours on it at this point, I'd reckon.

I sold it to him about two weeks ago (we met at the HWY59 South Fry's) because I liked the Tung Sol 396A tube a bit better.

PM him at head-fi if your interested.

Just a heads up.

It's a good tube to have in your Paradisea arsenal.

Very "liquid" and warm. Takes some of the detail out of the mix but replaces it with typical tube "smoothing of the edges".

I stick mostly to my Bendix 2C51 at the moment ... but for certain sessions I like the 396A varieties warmth.

    
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@ Gollie:



...

Tubeworld.com has a cryo treated NOS Bendix 6385 for sale for the rather insane price of 375.00 US:

https://www.tubeworld.com/6005.htm

...


Search that page on, "6385" and you'll find it.

Considering I've passed on opps to pay 80 bucks for the same tube in the past ...

I'm certainly not going to spend that sort of money on a Bendix 6385 but maybe your crazy enough too.

:-)

So, FYI to you (and anyone else looking for the much bally-hood Bendix 6385 tube).

I am only the messenger.
    
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I'm certainly not going to spend that sort of money on a Bendix 6385 but ...
Oh dear lord.

But I did, anyway.

As I've said myself on several occasions ...

"This is a certain sickness."

    
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Oh dear lord.

But I did, anyway.

As I've said myself on several occasions ...

"This is a certain sickness."



Congrats on the hella-expensive tube.
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Oh dear lord.

But I did, anyway.

As I've said myself on several occasions ...

"This is a certain sickness."

After my week of splurging, I think i'll pass. I just send my payment to Soloz so the only think left up upgrade is my soundcard and maybe the BJC IC going from my PC to the DAC. I'll wait to see how everything sounds before I drop another $400. I'm going to pick up a Bendix 2C51 for now and wait for a 6385 to pop up on Head Fi. or Ebay.

You'll have to let us know if the tube is worth the money.
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After my week of splurging, I think i'll pass. I just send my payment to Soloz so the only think left up upgrade is my soundcard and maybe the BJC IC going from my PC to the DAC. I'll wait to see how everything sounds before I drop another $400. I'm going to pick up a Bendix 2C51 for now and wait for a 6385 to pop up on Head Fi. or Ebay.

You'll have to let us know if the tube is worth the money.
The Bendix 2C51 is a winner for sure. Worth every penny.

The 6385 I'm getting next week? Realistically? Def not worth 375. Soundwise? Might be a tad better than the 2C51.

Bragging rights? Priceless.

    
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More on the D2000's:
I repaired the back of the cups super easy, the only thing I need to do is replace the headband connection to the cans, and this is proving much more difficult that it seems. No one, not even denon will sell me the part seperately, so I either have to [a] ship the headphones out to denon and pay the 55$ EVEN THOUGH nothings wrong with them, for diagnostic fees, and than pay for the part or [b] jimmyrig the headphones by drilling out the hold screw and than creating a "new" joint.
I just threaded a new screw hole when mine broke. The advantage to this is it costs nothing if you can find someone with the tool to do it or have it yourself, and if it ever breaks again, just get another screw from the hardware store or whever for a cent or two instead being out another $55. The only disadvantage I've noticed is the headphone cup now rotates 360 degrees, which can cause the cable to get twisted up.
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Thank the heavens!

I forgot I had put a hold on the credit card associated with my paypal account and therefore the tube purchase couldn't go through (tubeworld emailed me today).

I'm a bit relieved as it was a stupid impulse buy.

Much better to hold out and find one for 80 to 100 ish.

<shwew!>
    
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