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PostPosted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:11 pm 
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Just wondering what other brands would be similar in sound as my Grado 125e but with much better comfort. Current using the L-cush pads with scotch tape mod and am quite happy. My Hifiman 400i are so much more comfortable with longer listening sessions but I prefer the brighter presentation of the Grados.

I'd be looking for something under $250 used. Would the G-cush pads significantly improve the comfort?


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PostPosted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:30 am 
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Some of the Beyerdynamic models might not be quite as bright but definitely have better comfort. The g-cush pads are a bit more comfortable but really change the sound and to my ears, not for the better.


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:19 pm 
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grados have a sound all to themselves. i don't believe you will find another set like that. perhaps a set of Beyerdynamic or a pair of Sony. Your price range will limit your choices. Comfort and Grados do not go hand-in-hand.

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