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Old 03-22-2011, 01:56 AM
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No offense, but I think that headset is terrible. The digital tuner is a joke. You can only listen to a handful of stations without interference. And handheld equipment messes with the frequency. I don't live in a rural area, so the radio frequencies are not weak.

I use this kind of headset, but you'll appreciate a better version of these believe me! I give this headset to my help...because it is cheapest.
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Old 03-22-2011, 06:46 AM
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Old 03-22-2011, 08:27 AM
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Elvex Com-610. Sound great, and are very durable.
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Old 03-22-2011, 08:47 AM
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I use those yellow Worktunes. I get them at Home Depot for around $50. They seem to last for about a season. The battery cover breaks off, so we use duct tape as the cover. The digital tuner is weak, the old analog tuner was superior. But the digital ones have an input for an mp3 player. Batteries last a couple of weeks.

They are far from perfect, but I have tried some others with even worse results.
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Old 03-22-2011, 09:12 AM
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my worktunes are about 3 months old and are stuck on the christian station : ( also duct taped batteries.
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Old 03-22-2011, 03:03 PM
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I had digital peltores for two seasons and were great until they got ran over. I have gone thru 2 pairs or work tunes but I have a problem with the volume knobs busting. Has anyone really used used the ryobi's yet?
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Old 03-22-2011, 06:40 PM
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same here. i can't work without my peltors now. other guys would laugh at me, say i looked funny, now i see them on everyone, lol. They even sell them at home depot now, so i dont have to order them online anymore.

only 2 complaints with them...one, you look like an idiot when the dj on the radio is saying something funny and you cant help but laugh. I must look like a lunatic, laughing as a push a mower pass your patio doors, lol.

second, the antenna catches a low branch sometimes and sends your head back, and once again, you look like an idiot.

love them though
i use those as well and have caught them on a branch or two
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:57 PM
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Peltors are built cheap, have terrible tuners and they do not muffle noise that well. Elvex is where its at. Blows peltors out of the water but they do cost more. You really do get what you pay for.
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Old 03-24-2011, 11:07 PM
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peltor worktunes are good if you dont mind muffs. have to have mp3 hookup. radio signal fades too much....aggravating.
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Old 03-30-2011, 08:12 PM
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Hey guys, I have received my ear fuze custom head phones. I have molded them and they sound pretty darn good. I have not had a chance to fire up any equipment this evening, but I will be working all day saturday with them so I will let you know. The only problem I had with the head phone is you have to first figure out what ear phone is for what side -- left and right-- but that is easy to do with this video on youtube ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8ODm-F9-IM ). Its loud so turn your volume down. Until then, here is a picture of one of the custom ear phones in my ear while it cures, and one of what it looks like out of the ear.

Ps. sorry for the fuzzy pictures, I used my camera built into the mac.
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