Well the wife is after me.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by glens67, Jul 8, 2012.

  1. glens67

    glens67 Well-Known Member

    Dec 19, 2010
    Middleton, ID
    I need hearing aids, What works for you?
    I want something that is Frequency specific, and fits in the ear canal. I think that the ones behind the ear would be uncomfortable, and cause problems when putting on my helmet for drag racing.
     
  2. geds

    geds New Member

    Mar 27, 2011
    These work for Highboy, but I'm not sure your wife would like them....
     
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2012

  3. glens67

    glens67 Well-Known Member

    Dec 19, 2010
    Middleton, ID
    I all ready have those. Not fun when you have to listen to an idiot, you can't turn them off
     
  4. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Ohio
    We have spent a lot of money over the years at many brand name establishments without much help to my wife. I finally convinced her to see the audiologist at COSTCO 5 years ago and he found a set that works very well for her.

    Their prices are at least 50% less than anywhere else and you get lifetime adjustments free (to include a rebuild when the dog decided that one of them was a chew toy.
     
  5. jedwil

    jedwil Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Texas Hill Country
    I hope you can find some that work for you. I think the "hearing aid" business is a huge racket that fleeces lots of folks for lots of money. Just my simple opinion.
     
  6. glens67

    glens67 Well-Known Member

    Dec 19, 2010
    Middleton, ID
    I agree some of the reason that I don't have them yet.
     
  7. glens67

    glens67 Well-Known Member

    Dec 19, 2010
    Middleton, ID
    Good tip, I'll check them out.
     
  8. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    That is priceless! :D

    Sorry I can't be of help. :(
     
  9. 76Highboy

    76Highboy Well-Known Member

    Jan 1, 2012
    Just don't settle for these Glen. It is hard to wear these and pack your elk at the same time. Also, way too much drag when you are on the strip.
     

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  10. JohnHenry

    JohnHenry Well-Known Member

    There's nothing wrong with your hearing .... your wife just isn't talking loud enough !
     
  11. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    Best bet is to go to the ENT get a hearing test and see what they offer.

    My dad has the small behind the ear hearing aids. He forgets they are there most of the time. With his gray hair (None of which is from me) and the gray color of the body you can't even tell he has them on as the part that goes in the ear is clear.
     
  12. Wow, this guy is toast when the EMP hits.
     
  13. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    My dad went to Belltone, got the hearing test, and had a mold made of his inner ear. About a week later the Belltone guy came out to his house with the new hearing aids, and made sure that they both fit, and worked. Dad was impressed right away! Then he went out the back door into the yard. The first thing he heard was a Jet flying over. When we came out he was standing in the yard looking up, so we all looked up too. When we couldn't see anything, and he was still looking up, and all around the sky. So we asked what he was looking for, and he said "The Jet". There was no Jet, it was the light breeze that was blowing. Dad took those hearing aids off, handed them back to the Belltone man, and sent him on his way.
     
  14. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

  15. Appliancedude

    Appliancedude Well-Known Member

    My daughter has been wearing hers since she was 1. Shes now almost 6. You can't just get a pair and have them work perfectly. Trust me I know. She gets hers adjusted all the time. They tweak hers at least every 6 months.
     
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