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I have a pair of Shure E3s that are 5+ years old and the wire casing has broken down around the ears. Shure wants $75 to do any sort of repair on the headphones, what are some other options?

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Mort.
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Here are some suggestions of materials you can pickup to do rewiring your self.

Rean 3.5mm plug
http://www.performanceaudio.com/cgi/...ducts_id=19327

Mogami W2893 cable
http://www.performanceaudio.com/cgi/...oducts_id=5603

3/8 Inch Adhesive Heatshrink

[For aesthetics]
Techflex Nylon Multifilament, 1/4inch for the main cable, 1/8inch from the Y split to the earbuds.

Wiring may be a tad thick as they're more intended for headphones not earbuds. haha
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