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Is there any way for me to make my own ear buds I am kinda strapped for cash? Answered

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acidbass
acidbass

11 years ago

 yeah methinks the same way

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orksecurity
orksecurity

11 years ago

Basic earbuds are pretty darned universally available for lunch money, and are a LOT easier to buy than build.

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 well of course but all of mine blow up on me all the time and i need a durable pair

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orksecurity
orksecurity

Answer 11 years ago

If they're blowing up, you're running them MUCH too hot and are damaging your hearing. I don't expect to be able to talk you out of this, but you *will* regret it.

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 not BLOWING up but more or less crapping out on me

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orksecurity
orksecurity

Answer 11 years ago

If they're dying rapidly and frequently, you're either getting excessively cheap units or you're abusing them. Either should be correctable.

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 the normal life for my earphones is about 6 to 9 months but i use them for my band gigs and stuff like that too

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jeff-o
jeff-o

11 years ago

Dollar stores will have ear buds.  There's no way you can make your own for $1!

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 i never said i wanted to make my own for a dollar I live in a small town that does not have a dollar store and I just wanted to see if I could make some really good durable ones for a realativley good price

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jeff-o
jeff-o

Answer 11 years ago

Oh!  Well in that case you may want to wait until you can find some on sale somewhere, then reinforce them using this method.  Maybe the next time you're in a larger city you can get everything you need.

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 ok thanks

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acidbass
acidbass

11 years ago

 indeed thank you BTW your attitude was ok i did not find it offensive

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zascecs
zascecs

11 years ago

 Cottonballs.

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 What? 

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zascecs
zascecs

Answer 11 years ago

 Oh, whoops, sorry, I was thinking about earplugs...

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 lol tis okay 

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lemonie
lemonie

Answer 11 years ago

No, stereo-headphones bits of rubber.

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Burf
Burf

11 years ago

You can get a cheap set of ear buds for a dollar or so at any Dollar store. If you have a damaged pair, crack open both pair and transplant the good bits into the cheapies. Or, just use the $1 pair until you are in a position to get a good set.

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 oh yeah i never thought of that the only prob is that i really suck with electronics 

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Burf
Burf

Answer 11 years ago

It doesn't require any knowledge of electronics, other than maybe a bit of soldering.  Otherwise, just a dab of glue to hold it all together when you put it back together.

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acidbass
acidbass

Answer 11 years ago

 ohh ok