Loaner: rhythmdevils modded Audeze LCD-X

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  1. ushanka

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    If you are taking contributors - I am super curious to jump on this one! LCD-X only (planning to have a good SS amplifier by then).
     
  2. rhythmdevils

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    definitely! Location? WA I think? Can I convince you to try them both?
     
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    WA, you are correct! Yes, I can be convinced to do both :) - let’s do that if you think that is most productive.
     
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    The Liquid Gold X is getting shipped to me shortly. As soon as I get it I will ship it with my modded LCD-X to the first person on the list. So this should get going in about a week or so.

    thank you you all for signing up to hear my creation! I couldn’t be more excited. :)
     
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    I'd love to sign up. You could put me next to @jexby on the list in Colorado and we might be able to do a local handoff.
     
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    Question... are there 2 loaners? Or is the LCD-x w/ LauX combination making a tour, followed by the LCD-x alone?
     
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    the LCD-x w/ LauX combination is making a tour, followed by the LCD-x alone. So jump on the combo bandwagon and get them sooner! :)

    unless I buy a second pair to mod for the tour. Which I would do if there was a bit more interest but it’s an expensive thing just to make the loaner move faster. Plus I would rather spend the money on a second LCD-4 for a loaner. :)
     
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    Then I guess put me on the combo platter - I just won't open the LauX that gets shipped.

    In hindsight, I guess it doesn't really matter all that much. Best case is sometime in Feb, vs staying single LCD-x would be best case in May. Long time either way...

    ----edit-----
    To clarify... I won't open the loaner LauX because I already have an LauX.
     
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    Well I just bought a second brand new LCD-X to mod so people don’t have to wait as long. I figure I can sell it afterwards with a discount.

    edit: Nevermind, that ruins the combo loaner with the LauX. I've got a bunch more ortho loaners coming up and I'll do them the other direction across the country to keep you busy. :)
     
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    Did you see the Audeze sale?
    You can grab a B-Stock unit for $849: https://www.audeze.com/products/pro...c80f9000b0a1c0e14&afsrc=1&cjdata=MXxOfDB8WXww
     
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    Yeah I’m weary of b stock for a loaner like this.
     
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    I would like to hear these. Located in MO. I’ve never been a big fan of planers, would be interesting to hear what your mods can do.
     
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    If it's not too late I would like to jump in on this loaner. HP only as I have Asgard 3 and Jot for SS amplification (as well as Starlett, M6 dap, etc.). New Mexico
     
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    Both loaner units picked up.
     
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    Update on the design:

    I'm having 3D printed baffle vents made at the moment, so all orders of Audeze mods from me will have strong vents that will stand the test of time. No straw vents on modded Audeze orders from me. This was the only structural Achilles heal, and it will be no more. :). The mod should last a million years and you can grab at them any way you want.
     
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    LCD-X + LauX rec'd a few minutes ago
     
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    super interested in hearing these, just bought a lcd2 rev1 actually. is it too late to get added to the tour?

    edit i’d be listening to these on the modius/jot2 stack and the sfd1mk2 wa6se stack
     
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    Never too late! I think I'll keep at least one Audeze on loan for a while, I have many finished modded models here now. I just finished modding the current revision of the LCD2F and it sounds great.

    Can I add you to the list that comes with the Liquid Gold X? Just in case it's a better match, you'll get to hear them at their best, and hear the Liquid Gold X at it's best too, it was designed for Audeze headphones. Also, the wait will be shorter even if you don't need the amp.

    thanks for the interest! Super excited to share these with you :)
     
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    Awesome! yea would love to see how it sounds with the liquid gold X, excited =) =)
     

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