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post #11 of 22
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Originally Posted by Eek;11695852 
Great purchase! Definitely invest in some TTVJ flat pads for the RS-1i.

Also, be careful with the mesh, it chips very easily.

O_o
The inner or outer mesh?

In all my years of Gradoism I've never had any issues with chipping
post #12 of 22
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Originally Posted by SilverPotato;11697247 
O_o
The inner or outer mesh?

In all my years of Gradoism I've never had any issues with chipping

The outer mesh. I had to color mine in with a sharpie.
    
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Originally Posted by Eek;11695852 
Great purchase! Definitely invest in some TTVJ flat pads for the RS-1i.

Also, be careful with the mesh, it chips very easily.

amen to that. danm grado quality, lack of.
    
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post #14 of 22
those look very nice! For the price though I wonder why grado doesn't make the comfort factor better? I have some sr80 and those look the same. They are not very comfortable are there any comfortable replaceable pads for them?
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post #15 of 22
I like the large bowls, but those flats are annoying for me. I tried a guy on Head-Fi's HF2s that had a cool screw mod so each driver was held in place on those polls Grado uses. Would be nice if Grado incorporated a locking system like that into their overears.

Are you gonna mod them?
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post #16 of 22
Nice catch! I actually have my RS-1i (w/ flat pads) on my head right now...this rig has to be close to $2,000 and I'm using it right now to listen to Katy Perry. rolleyes.gif

I hope you're not just driving the RS-1i straight from a soundcard! eek.gif

EDIT: I just realized how light your wooden cups are compared to mine...just another personal thing to factor in when purchasing headphones such as these!
    
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post #17 of 22
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Originally Posted by The Mad Mule;11760211 
Nice catch! I actually have my RS-1i (w/ flat pads) on my head right now...this rig has to be close to $2,000 and I'm using it right now to listen to Katy Perry. rolleyes.gif

I hope you're not just driving the RS-1i straight from a soundcard! eek.gif

EDIT: I just realized how light your wooden cups are compared to mine...just another personal thing to factor in when purchasing headphones such as these!

I think it's just the flash from the camera making them look light in color.

These are mine.
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post #18 of 22
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Originally Posted by The Mad Mule;11760211 
Nice catch! I actually have my RS-1i (w/ flat pads) on my head right now...this rig has to be close to $2,000 and I'm using it right now to listen to Katy Perry. rolleyes.gif

I hope you're not just driving the RS-1i straight from a soundcard! eek.gif

EDIT: I just realized how light your wooden cups are compared to mine...just another personal thing to factor in when purchasing headphones such as these!

Oh goodness no! I have a Harman Kardon receiver at the moment, but its going to be replaced by the end of the week with a Bottlehead Quickie Preamp and Crack amp smile.gif

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why not maple tree.
    
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post #20 of 22
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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone;11792940 
why not maple tree.

I didn't take those pictures, just snagged them from google if you couldn't tell rolleyes.gif
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