Sep 8, 20181487 views

My DIY Audiophile Headphone Stand (for adults)

WARNING: This project requires a steady hand and clear thinking. Most importantly, it should not be attempted in one sitting. My advice is to start with a full bottle and work slowly towards your goal. Remember that sometimes the journey is more important than the destination.
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Love it!
OUT: Impedance matching
IN: Inebriation matching
Zacapa rum with HD6XX. Warm, smooth, and clean
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DT990 with 1792 bourbon. Crisp and detailed with a nice bite
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The buds that come with your phone... Enough said
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What about wear what you drink :P
RyCan
Wear it if you like, so long as you don't wake up in a pool of it the next morning. Never as good coming up as it was going down--at least that's been my experience.
I need a quick review of the whisky. Asking for a friend :)
MonkeyTalk
Tell your friend it's quite good; a step up from "Gibson's Finest 12-Year Old." Regrettably, I don't see either brand in the local stores I frequent. My most reliable sources have been the Duty Free stores along the trail to the Great White North--always worth the trip.
RayF
Ya I haven't seen this whiskey in my local stores. Will have to give it a shot if I see it on the shelves. Thanks and Cheers!
I'm doing it 100%
Findeeney
Eighty-proof is generally sufficient!
why you need steady hands and clear thinking for this? You only need a liver and a night to down a bottle of this.
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"The horror...the horror"
thevoid
If you are downing 12-year-old whisky in one night, I can only weep for you... and your liver. And you might want to ask @GunsOfBrixton if you can borrow his final set of phones, because I suspect they might all sound the same.
Same. Had been collecting boxes for years. Only recently threw them all away (like 60 single malt boxes and some assorted other ones). I remember this as being quite good despite most Glenlivets being a bit perfunctory for my tastes. The box however, was first class & made the cut, I gave it a job.
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This is brilliant. How well do 6xx's work on the Three Fingers High bottle? The neck/cork seems like it could be a little too wide, but it just looks so nice.
Your answer will determine whether or not I'm making a trip to the liquor store this week!
mr.pink
Mr. Pink I see a shopping trip in your near future. Owing to the 6XX's propensity towards cranium-crushing clamping forces, the padded portion of the headband scarcely needs to contact the cork of the stand at all. Indeed, that clamping force is so pronounced, I warn, in the strongest possible terms, against using a bottle from any lesser brand!
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Time to to make another headphone holder...
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I resent the implications of your comment; well-founded or otherwise!
RayF
I trust your taste. The pic tells me you are on the right track ;)
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RyCan
You have the Thinksounds already? I thought you were still considering them o_O
phoenixsong
No, I have had them for almost a year already. The drop was for $150 when I bought them :(. They are one of my favorite sets, even though I strongly prefer over-ear to on-ear.
I like it!!!