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Places in London to get decent ear plugs?

Post by eventualdecline » Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:38 pm

Heading to the Valve night this friday and I don't have time to order them online. Anyone know of places that sell them in London town? I think I want these ones: http://www.audiorelief.co.uk/shop/produ ... ucts_id=31

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Post by masstronaut » Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:49 pm

eh?

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Post by eventualdecline » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:07 pm

masstronaut wrote:eh?
I thought my question was pretty straight forward... I need ear plugs before this Friday, the Valve sound system(which will be at this event: http://dubstepforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=5347 ) is loud and tinnitus is not fun...

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Post by drbluebeat » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:09 pm

eventualdecline wrote:
masstronaut wrote:eh?
I thought my question was pretty straight forward... I need ear plugs before this Friday, the Valve sound system(which will be at this event: http://dubstepforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=5347 ) is loud and tinnitus is not fun...
Pardon?

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Post by masstronaut » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:11 pm

If I need to explain it will ruin my amazing joke.

Oh well. At least this way your thread keeps getting bumped.

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Post by diablo » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:11 pm

Que?????
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Post by thinking » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:13 pm

best place to find them is in a good drum shop - bell a couple of local ones outta the yellow pages or something.

ER-15s (-15dB reduction) should be pretty adequate for clubs, even with Valve rig - ER-20s might make things a little too quiet & conversations slightly difficult.
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Post by drbluebeat » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:18 pm

sorry it was too hard to resist the joke

info on types
http://www.dontlosethemusic.com/home/ar ... _earplugs/

Interesting as the least effective are the most prolific in clubs

and a not very helpful
http://www.dontlosethemusic.com/home/ar ... re_to_buy/

I have to take this seriously now as Leeds DMZ followed by Shaka has def done some damage. I SAID IT HAS DEFINITELY DONE SOME DAMAGE!

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Post by eventualdecline » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:19 pm

masstronaut wrote:If I need to explain it will ruin my amazing joke.

Oh well. At least this way your thread keeps getting bumped.
I knew that's where you were probably going with that but the joke is stupid and this forum is text based...

Thanks thinKing, I'll start giving some places a ring tomorrow. Cheers.

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Post by drbluebeat » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:22 pm

eventualdecline wrote:this forum is text based...
:?: :C:

Crowd: "OOOH NO IT ISN'T!"

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Post by eventualdecline » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:25 pm

drbluebeat wrote:
eventualdecline wrote:this forum is text based...
:?: :C:

Crowd: "OOOH NO IT ISN'T!"
Actually it is because the way the forum works is that it replaces certain syntax such as ? surrounded by colons when the posts are displayed with images. In the database it's still text. So it's still text based, just image enhanced :lol:

At anyrate I checked your links, don't think it helps much unless Sensorcom has a physical store I can walk into...

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Post by drbluebeat » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:29 pm

*sigh*

The links were so you could make an educated choice on the type if you find a stockist. I would also like to buy some and I may also go to the same gig. I would have opted for cotton wool (as a last resort) until I read that info.

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Post by drbluebeat » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:34 pm

I may phone these people and see if they can do quick delivery

http://www.enhancedhearing.co.uk/enhanc ... t=Earplugs

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Post by eventualdecline » Tue Aug 22, 2006 9:41 pm

drbluebeat wrote:*sigh*

The links were so you could make an educated choice on the type if you find a stockist. I would also like to buy some and I may also go to the same gig. I would have opted for cotton wool (as a last resort) until I read that info.
Yeah man I'm already aware of what kinds there are. My only problem is that I left this to the last minute and so I'd rather just walk into a shop and buy some if possible.


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Post by jahtao » Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:01 pm

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Post by thump rat » Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:03 pm

They will sell them in there, or hand them free at the door.

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Post by elemental » Wed Aug 23, 2006 1:52 pm

Thump Rat wrote:They will sell them in there, or hand them free at the door.
They're better than nothing, but I wouldnt rely on the cheap foam plugs.
Get some ER15's, they cost about £15, like ThinKing said, go to any drum shop around denmark st you should be able to pick some up round there.

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Post by d-code » Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:14 pm

yo.

when i went to a valve night before they agve out earlugs to everyone as they walked in..... i cant say thats gonna be definate at this event but i would have thought so?

If not you can get earplugs in most music shops, even in some record shops. Or if you want to get serious there are various companies that will make you earplugs and mould them to the shape or your ear. They are a lot better than the cheaper stuff because the sound you will hear won't be affected at all - it only cuts out the dangerous frequencies that are likely to affect your ears (the very low ones and very high ones), the only downside is they are about £150 (but they will last a long time).

as dj's and prodcuers it is very important to look after your ears, they are essential to your work - its like a builder with no hands!

hope i was of use, have a good night - big it up dr d-code lol.

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Post by eventualdecline » Wed Aug 23, 2006 2:28 pm

Yeah it's sorted now. I got in touch with Audiorelief about their Elacin er20s and arranged to drop by their office tomorrow to pick them up which was nice of them because they don't usually do that.

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