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2. why would I not drink it? from what I read it's supposed to be really good.
Amen brother.
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post #6582 of 38788
Tomorrow I will be picking up one of these, from a local Houston Head-fi friend ... although, I'm not sure if it's a "Signature" model or not ... (and she gets my RS1's for the same time period):

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I'll have it for an extended two to three week loan so as to do a Head-fi review against my much loved Havana DAC.

I'm actually quite looking forward to the comparison/review as I didn't have much quality time with the Stello DAC at the past Houston meet.

More later, ...

    
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post pics i wana see if its acutaly a jar or a bottle
it's in a jar.

Here's what it looks like (google search)
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3039/...1be5d553_m.jpg

It's a little different, a bit more plain looking, which makes me think mine is actually older.
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Congrats on the new purchase . I'd love to hear your impressions once you've listened to them a bit longer.

I feel exactly the same way about this hobby. I hardly ever game anymore which has me strongly considering parting out my rig and just using my macbook. The money could be used to fund more audio purchases .

In other news, Crackclocker was nice enough to mail me a 1/4" to mini headphone adapter but what I received was a conspicuously light envelope with a hole in it and no traces of an adapter . Thanks for the effort Crackclocker, but it just wasn't in the cards apparently. The man strikes again I guess.

Fortunately, my amp will be here on Monday. The folks at Pacific Valve mistakenly listed the Mingda as in stock when it was not, so I had to opt for an alternative or wait a few weeks till they got more. Impatient as I am, I began looking at reviews for alternatives, and conversing with folks whose opinions I respect (our very own Aura being one of them) in order to make a decision. I settled on this lovely piece of machinery and I don't think I'll be disappointed .

Here's a review on head-fi:
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f5/rev...preamp-411118/

There's also a handful of impression of it given in this Chicago meet thread:
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f45/ch...ession-414548/

Hopefully, Justin ships my pico soon so I'll be able to enjoy my new toys together .
LOL it probably got ripped by the autonomous machines used by the postal service. Don't worry I'll send you another soon, what's your address again?
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Thanks =)

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Not sure yet. If I decide to recable, I'll do it myself to keep this headphone as budget-oriented as possible. Admittedly this pair does not have near the bass impact as my first one did, the difference must lie within the cable change.



Indeed .



I haven't spent a dime on my pc in nearly a year and a half . Also, your amp is enroute, I'll pm you with details tonight.



Hope you enjoy the amp, it's actually about $150 cheaper than I thought it was for some reason. At that price, it has a lot of value.

I'd say for under a grand, your DAC + amp is very very good. Enjoy.
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those k501's are already more expensive than what I would consider a good deal on k501's and there's still 15 min left!
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indeed they did shoot up quite quickly.

they went for 162
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indeed they did shoot up quite quickly.

they went for 162
Yea, I decided not to bid when it exceeded $150 with shipping included as I've seen a handful on headfi go for that already.
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yea i can understand not biding then.
but when it was 68 thats a diffrent story.
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this whiskey is mad good... so smooth it's almost like drinking water!
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