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post #1 of 8 Old Jul 30th, 2008, 9:47 am Thread Starter
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Hi All,

Just a quick post to tell those that dont know, there is a product you can now get that completley solves the dreaded wind noise problem.

I took the risk (i was super skeptical) and paid big dollars to have some custom made silicon earplugs made and they are fan bloody tastic. I have tried so many different types of plugs and they dont stay in my weird ears and they dont do a great job of attenuating noise.

I got these things and opted to have speaker wires in them so i could listen to my ipod if needed. They pump beautiful, clear sound into my ears at almost any speed. Put it this way, i passed a truck on an outback highway at 140 klm and i didnt miss a word of the podcast i was listening to.

I dont want this to be an ad but these things have really answered my prayers.

I got "Earmold" brand which are custom fitted and they took half an hour to make on spot. I think there might be other brands but i suspect this is the only company that has the "sound going in " option.

I saw ad in Aus road rider magazine. They really arnt cheap but i consider it a great investment in serenity and less frazled nerves after a 6/7 hour day in the saddle.

I should ad that I definatley dont have anything to do with the company, I am just spreading the word to those who dont know.

Maybe i am the last to find out!

Regards to all, Simon.
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G'day Simon
yeah they are good, I have had them for about 4 years dont have the tunes hole, mine are solid but the com set and music is still very clear when on. I dont have any problems with them, I have changed my screen to the ztechnics and I now can ride open face I dont need them any more but always carry them with me the stop all the snoring at night real good Glad you like them though. see you in 2010 in albany

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Hi All,

Just a quick post to tell those that dont know, there is a product you can now get that completley solves the dreaded wind noise problem.

I took the risk (i was super skeptical) and paid big dollars to have some custom made silicon earplugs made and they are fan bloody tastic.
I got these things and opted to have speaker wires in them so i could listen to my ipod if needed.

I got "Earmold" brand which are custom fitted and they took half an hour to make on spot.

Regards to all, Simon.

G'day Simon,
Hmmmmmm wots wrong with getting one of those silicon guns and squeezing a heap of silicon in yer ears and then letting it solidify....sounds a lot cheaper, and "made to measure"??? hehehhe

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Yeah, good one Phil. A typical "old school" solution. I hope you noticed I didn't say "old man". I'd hate to get anyone off side.

Simon, what's the procedure in picking up these ear buds and having sound capability within them? You should be a salesman, cos you've sold me on the idea. In fact, I've been toying with the idea for some time and reading your post has made up my mind nicely. Thanks mate, now I'll need to spend more money...thanks a lot.

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her ya go paul
they are even in SA

http://www.earmold.com.au/content/blogcategory/23/35/

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G'day Simon,
Hmmmmmm wots wrong with getting one of those silicon guns and squeezing a heap of silicon in yer ears and then letting it solidify....sounds a lot cheaper, and "made to measure"??? hehehhe
I thought about that too, but couldn't find anywhere that sold those little Mouse Tampons they shove in your ear first to keep the silicon away from your eardrum.

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Hi all,
I am starting to feel like some sort of bloody evangilist I suspect. I got mine off "earmold australia" who are on the web but i believe you can have a similar service done at many audiologists.

I suspect the main differance is that earmold can fit them with audio connecters where as the others i suspect cant.

As i said, im sold. have had too much shitty ambiant noise in my days to tolerate.

Some of you might have a good solution to this as well but my strange ears have enjoyed the new solution.

PS I saw their ad in "Australian Road Rider" and thats what got my interest.

regards to all.
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