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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

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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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Re: Aging Ears or Shot Ears or Both ??
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2018, 04:28:39 PM »
Most of us have hearling loss; it's just a question of to what degree.  But even those of us with substantial loss can still train ourselves to listen for particular things within our limited range.  Instrument detail and placement, no problem.  Soundstage depth and width gets a bit more problematic as we lose frequencies above 4-5Khz. 
Forget the measurements, are your toes tapping???