This reminds me of an old friend, who didn't smoke, didn't drink, always
wore his seat belt, never exceeded the speed limit, never ran an extension
where he could trip on it, and lived his whole life as if he were a Safety
He was riding his ten speed to the market ( healthy exercise ) his front
wheel hit a manhole cover , his bike crashed and he landed on his head ( with
bike helmet) and the helmet split and he died instantly.
moral of this story, enjoy life and quit worrying about the little stuff.
My hearing is about 1/2 to 3/4 gone from working around jets in the service
and heavy equipment with the state. I am careful as I realize how precious it
is, ( my Dad lost his hearing entirely due to asthma and infections) but this
is silly over a head set we wear for a few hours every few days, just
remember to set the level in the low end of the loudness spectrum..
In a message dated 12/28/2005 7:33:47 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
don't think it is only California judging from the responses on the list.
I think the FAA needs to be made aware of this hearing loss problem since
98% of pilots wear headphones during flights.
I have found that nothing can be said that does not eventually gets a
I know that reading this list can cause eyestrain, that could lead to
permanent eye damage, but I read it anyway.
Life is just to short for this fellows.
We have gone from a good deal on headphones to going deaf because somebody
pointed out the good deal and shared it with us.
We should be grateful for the information.
Next thing I am waiting to hear, (no pun intended), is suing this poor guy
for telling us where to get the great headphone deal that caused one of us
Lets put away all our rigs because of all that stray RF!
Why I know a guy that was exposed to high RF and....
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