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Old 09-01-2011, 01:10 AM
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Default Refurbished Monster Turbine or Hippo VB?

On the Monster site they have the Turbines for real cheap but they are refurbished... So..Im ready to get a new pair of IEMs.... and these are my last 2 choices...What would you guys prefer?
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:01 PM
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I was thinking of pulling the trigger on a pair of refurb turbines as well.

I see the turbines have a love/hate following both here and at the other headphone site... Maybe the turbines don't show well against other mid-$150 sets, but how do factory refurbs stack against the $50 range of IEMs?
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Old 09-02-2011, 03:48 PM
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I demoed a set of turbines at a local store and I think they are well worth the $50 price. I really liked my VBs but I think I would probably go with a $50 set of turbines over the $80 hippos.
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:25 PM
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Default Refurb Turbines....

I did it... Love them. The Monster Turbines are the best headphones I've ever owned. Better than the Meelectronics M6, M9, and my previous reference, Etymotic ER-6is. Plenty of bass, but do not become muddy.

I had to adjust the eq settings on my Fuze+. I'm nearly flat, the lowest-freq slider is up one click and the highest-freq slider is up two clicks and the reset are at unity. I previously had the bass up three clicks and the highs were up as well - which is what sounded good with the M9s.

Anyways, these turbines are very fun.... make me smile when I pop them in.

Mine came with a velcro pouch, three sets of mushroom tips (s, m, & l) and two sets of tri-flange tips. Close inspection and listening shows no defects or issues. I'm extremely happy with this move.
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Old 09-16-2011, 10:35 PM
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Here are the contents of the refurb turbines I just received from Monster Cable's outlet store.
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Old 09-17-2011, 11:34 AM
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Congrats i've always been curious about those as a cheap pair of knockarounds. Do the refurbished ones come with Monster Lifetime Warranty?
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Old 09-17-2011, 04:08 PM
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Do the refurbished ones come with Monster Lifetime Warranty?
Nope. 30 days, I believe.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:02 PM
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Damm -Marches over there-
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