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@s1rrah
keep that in your ear for another 1 hour... and you might have experienced excruciating pain and headache....

happened to me before, with cottonbuds
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When IEM's Attack(tm)

Okay. I know I've gushed tears of joy on you all in previous posts regarding my lovely Shure e4c's.

And it's true. I find them to be the most neutral, most non fatiguing and even bass capable IEM's I've listened to thus far. It's like having the cleanest of studio monitor setups plugged right into your head.

I love them.

Yet .. as of today, I've learned they should be used with respect or else you might end up with tweezers down your ear.

Yes. The small grey, uber flexible Shure tips that I love (cause I can get them so deep in my ear) seperated from the headphone today and remained lodged in my right ear.

...



...

At first I thought it was cute.

Then, realizing I couldn't get it out with my fingers I grew slightly concerned but still with a smile on my face.

Then ... noticing that my attempts to remove it with my fingers had pushed it even further into my ear ... I sort of decided to go find some tools and get it out before I ended up embarassed in the ER.

Needless to say ... it took about 20 minutes with a paperclip (pry action) and some tweezers before I finally got it out. It came out with a very loud suck-pop! noise as it had formed a really tight seal.

The moral of the story?

Don't pull your IEM's out too fast or you might leave the tip lodged in your ear canal.

Future occurrences of this horrifying moment can be easily avoided by unseating/sealing your IEM's with a few light twists while you pull them out.

Thought you all might find that entertaining at least.

At the moment, I'm wondering if I should go ahead and demo the new PJ Harvey CD I just bought or maybe wait a bit.

I apologize for loling...

I've never had that with the same tips...
    
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I think I need to find some Beyer's to audition... From everything I've read on them I'll love the sound signature. Hmm...
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Sign me up for teh club . AKG K81DJs.

Hoping to add an indoor set of Senns/Beyers/Audio Techs relatively soon .
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I apologize for loling...

I've never had that with the same tips...
@DJ.Bigbear - I was starting to sweat after not being able to get it out for almost a half hour. Thought I'd blown my saturday evening all to hell in the dumbest possible way (yeah doc ... it's my headphones ... I've got one stuck in my ear canal).

@NikoTime - No apologies necessary; it's truly worthy of LOL. Those are the smallest of that dark grey variety ... I switched to them cause I can literally slide them down into my inner ear canal ... I may switch to the mediums.
    
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Anyone had a listen to the Altec Lansing AHS515 headset? I took a chance and ordered a pair, even though people are complaining all over the interwebs that they fall apart easily. Nothing a little duct tape and super glue can't fix.
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Head-Fi is currently undergoing upgrades. We will be back up shortly. Thank you, The Head-Fi Team

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Sirrah, awsome little story, thanks for narrating oit and I love how you kept a smile about the whole thing! lol... Did you try tweezers right away? Well... right away after you decided to see if they could make it into your brain? hehehe... That's hilarious! I would have done the same thing hahaha... Michelle woulda' been laughing at me the whole time hahahah... well actually she would'a freaked the hell out and started hyperventilating saying we need to call the doctor... hahaha... 911: Yes ma'm we will send the chopper over... hahaha!

Rep+ for making me appreciate what could go wrong when you use them bad-boys, hahaha, I thought all there was to them was a little bit of disgust from other people when you offered to listen to your new fav song or your latest work on your smart phone ... S1rrha, sir

or your player for you engineers producers song-writers and musicians

Soloz2 what's the dopest amp with bass and treble settings but flattest at zero? Is there Amps with bass and treble settings?
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Sirrah, awsome little story, thanks for narrating oit and I love how you kept a smile about the whole thing! lol... Did you try tweezers right away? Well... right away after you decided to see if they could make it into your brain? hehehe... That's hilarious!
Dude. I was actually quite worried at a point. My roommate couldn't even see the thing in my head. I wanted him to tweezer it out but he woosed on me.

God forbid we should be attacked by terrorists or something ... now I know he'll run...

I had to grope around with tweezers myself for a half hour before getting it out.

Anyway ...

Pay to play and all ...

    
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