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Save your money and buy something else. It took me 3 pairs (two pictured), at almost $15 each, to learn my lesson.
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-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
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#1 posted 01-28-2011 09:14 PM
doh! Some glue & elastic bands…knee pads maybe? Sorry to see this.
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog
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#2 posted 01-28-2011 09:27 PM
yep they do the same thing in the same place for me…only last about a month maybe 2
-- If you can't build it, code it. If you can't code it, build it. But always ALWAYS take a picture.
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#3 posted 01-28-2011 09:54 PM
That sucks … i picked up a pair of Smith & Wesson ear muffs, and i cant say enough about them … they even have a jack to plug in an ipod .. havent tried that feature out yet though.
-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty
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#4 posted 01-28-2011 10:25 PM
That sucks big time, thats $45 dollars down the tube.
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#5 posted 01-28-2011 10:30 PM
Yep, been down that road. Complete garbage…
-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.
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#6 posted 01-28-2011 11:36 PM
The best that I’ve found is Harbor Freight at 7.99 I think Not the cheap ones I’ve got about 15 pairs all around the shop.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#7 posted 01-28-2011 11:47 PM
Hey same thing happened here. At least they are consistent. ;)
-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com
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#8 posted 01-29-2011 12:35 AM
Hey, I’m not the only one! I don’t think mine lasted a week before breaking like that.
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#9 posted 01-29-2011 04:57 AM
Some duc tape would work :)
#10 posted 01-29-2011 05:14 AM
I tried duct tape but then I couldn’t see ;^)
Did send an email to AO Safety including pix- doubt if I’ll get a response.
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#11 posted 01-29-2011 05:16 AM
Hey Lew. I recommend the Ryobi Tek4 headphones. Mine actually came with a free Tek4 MP3 player, so now I have two batteries and two chargers, plus music to boot.
-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, you have an electrical problem. Roanoke, VA
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#12 posted 01-29-2011 05:41 AM
I have been using Peltors (non audio) for years and they have served me well. Each pair lasts about 15 years in this hot dry climate of the south west.
-- TheOldTimer,Chandler Arizona
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#13 posted 01-29-2011 02:46 PM
the company I worked for had AO safety as their supplier of safety equipment…..all of it I have tried is crap.
-- I still have all my fingers
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#14 posted 07-05-2012 07:53 PM
I got one of these marked as 3M but they did say AOSafety on them.Mine broke in one week of having them. I took them back to Summit Tools and they game me a full refund and I paid a little more and got the Peltor 98.
I did like how I could easily hear human voices with these though, with my new ones it’s kinda hard to hear.
-- --Tyrone - BC, Canada "Nothing is ever perfect, we just run out of time."
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