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Aging Ears or Shot Ears or Both ??
« on: March 12, 2018, 08:22:53 AM »
   Is it me or is it bright. I'm noticing that systems of most Men over 65 especially ones who played in band for some time are just bright and played to loud.
  What? turn up the volume.


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Re: Aging Ears or Shot Ears or Both ??
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2018, 09:54:57 AM »
Unlike the rest of me, my ears are still quite excellent. While I do crank em up for ZZ Top or some Stones, its limited to that. Wonder where my hearing would be if is was in a rock band touring for 20 years....
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Re: Aging Ears or Shot Ears or Both ??
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2018, 12:33:47 PM »
Unlike the rest of me, my ears are still quite excellent. While I do crank em up for ZZ Top or some Stones, its limited to that. Wonder where my hearing would be if is was in a rock band touring for 20 years....
Nick

What hearing?
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Re: Aging Ears or Shot Ears or Both ??
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2018, 07:52:20 AM »
Unlike the rest of me, my ears are still quite excellent. While I do crank em up for ZZ Top or some Stones, its limited to that. Wonder where my hearing would be if is was in a rock band touring for 20 years....
Nick

What hearing?

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Re: Aging Ears or Shot Ears or Both ??
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2018, 07:32:00 PM »
   Is it me or is it bright. I'm noticing that systems of most Men over 65 especially ones who played in band for some time are just bright and played to loud.
  What? turn up the volume.


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how would you know if it was too loud or too bright?   :rofl:

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Re: Aging Ears or Shot Ears or Both ??
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2018, 08:17:17 AM »
 Well that is because I have Golden Ears. Well trained Ears anyway.


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