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Besides, we all know I would be the one to keep the amp warm, I'm closest.
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what happened to the last amp you got from him?
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what happened to the last amp you got from him?
It's actually sitting on my desk, I haven't had a chance to ship it yet... too much seat to do, not enough time in the day.
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I love my goldring DR150's but nobody else seems to so I have stopped recommended them. I've always fancied the K701, may get it some time in the future when I get a bit richer and stop buying records. People apparently complain about the lack of bass in those (which is a good thing for me) so that may deter you.
I know how to get good bass from k701's. I could post a couple user impressions, but I don't want to bend the rules because it could be viewed as advertising. but in short, a good source with a nice tube amp and a better cable.
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I know how to get good bass from k701's. I could post a couple user impressions, but I don't want to bend the rules because it could be viewed as advertising. but in short, a good source with a nice tube amp and a better cable.
I have been told by a few acquaintances from the other sites that newer production K701's have a better low end in general. I cannot guarantee any validity of this as I haven't thoroughly tested this claim.

K701 is weird for me in that I've heard it twice at meets on two rigs that I did not enjoy at all. For as underwhelming as the AKG has sounded in my experience, I still think it can sound pretty fantastic, but I just need to hear it with a source/amp combo that I actually think is worthwhile.
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I have been told by a few acquaintances from the other sites that newer production K701's have a better low end in general. I cannot guarantee any validity of this as I haven't thoroughly tested this claim.

K701 is weird for me in that I've heard it twice at meets on two rigs that I did not enjoy at all. For as underwhelming as the AKG has sounded in my experience, I still think it can sound pretty fantastic, but I just need to hear it with a source/amp combo that I actually think is worthwhile.
k701 sound craptastic unless they are driven by a good amp that can output quite a bit of current and a good source.
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aura and i are planing on creating a thread about tubes *mostly aura's info tho cuz i no nothing about tubes* hopefully it gets stickiy'd (nudge nudge soloz) the thread should be up in a couple days once aura and i get everything set up. oh yea if any of ya want to share info on tubes.



yea i wana learn about tubes.
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can i join.... i got some hd201's, s-500's, and some spark plugs
    
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Congrats on getting them . I'm curious to read your impressions/thoughts of the sound.
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