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[title] Opening up the earbud
[* black] UsePlace the bud horizontally into a viserubber-guarded vice or somea pair of blunt pliers to applypliers.
[* black] Apply steady, even
pressure to either side of the bud. This will help crackbud along the main housing seam ([https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/VdbL4hRtBTbotQjS|the seam between the two arrows|new_window=true]). The pressure should break the adhesive seal.
[* icon_note] '''Only apply enough pressure to create a small gap between the two halves of the bud.''' If you use pliers, put a cloth between the pliers and the buds to prevent the teeth from digging into the soft plastic shellplastic.
[* black] UsePlace the bud horizontally into a viserubber-guarded vice or somea pair of blunt pliers to applypliers.
[* black] Apply steady, even
pressure to either side of the bud. This will help crackbud along the main housing seam ([https://d3nevzfk7ii3be.cloudfront.net/igi/VdbL4hRtBTbotQjS|the seam between the two arrows|new_window=true]). The pressure should break the adhesive seal.
[* icon_note] '''Only apply enough pressure to create a small gap between the two halves of the bud.''' If you use pliers, put a cloth between the pliers and the buds to prevent the teeth from digging into the soft plastic shellplastic.