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Snapped plastic part above the size adjuster, only 1 week old

Tried to contact company but couldnt find an address!! These earphones were an xmas gift have no receipt but I know they were purchased at HMV for 32.99

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  • mister215 Jan 30, 2009

    went to put them on my head and they snapped in two places.. the left and the right, just above the adjusters.

  • Anonymous Feb 12, 2009

    same here ! it really sucks ... the plastic breaks fast i dont have no reciept either guess im fucked...

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    All I was doing was taking the headphones from around my neck and the plastic right above the adjuster snapped. :( What's more, this was a Christmas gift. I tried hot glue and duct tape but neither worked.

  • Whats this 4 Apr 28, 2009

    yep, i have the same problem, and i need to know iff yyou need to register the thing... waste of my money..

  • Whats this 4 Apr 28, 2009

    me too, do you need to register them?

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Skull Candy has a lifelong warranty on all their products, regardless if you still have the receipt or not. This happened to me, I shipped them the pieces and although it took a month or so, I got some new ones back in the mail.

Posted on Apr 25, 2009

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