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Seeking Philips DW Headgear replacement ideas
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Seeking Philips DW Headgear replacement ideas
Hello, 

So, my headgear(s) have been wearing out and I find it very expensive to buy just a headgear for $80. (It's hard to believe, I know https://imgur.com/e9c3Ixu
Then, I got a sheet of neoprene and very skillfully cut it to the same shape as my headgear. Alas, the idiot that I am, I forgot to check for the 'thickness' of the neoprene and what I bought was a tad too thick for the mask. I could squeeeeeeeze it through, but figured I will be damaging the loop (holes) on the frame. So Neoprene is out. Where I live, only this is available : https://imgur.com/ZVtSGLq

So, I am thinking, I will get on to one of the famous Chinese websites and order something like this : https://imgur.com/o7KBzJT
And snip out the top and the bottom straps into two of DW headgear straps. What do you guys think ? 

If everything fails, I guess I am going to stitch some velcro on the elastic of old Jockeys and use that insead ?

Cheers,
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#2
RE: Seeking Philips DW Headgear replacement ideas
You can find these for $16 bucks all day long on Amazon.
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RE: Seeking Philips DW Headgear replacement ideas
While Amazon U.S. has these for under $20 USD, they do not appear to be available on the AU site. I would consider contacting an Amazon US seller about a bulk buy of five or so units and see what shipping deal they will offer. I suspect you can work something out if you contact the seller. If buying from Amazon, the global shipping rates for "apparel" are $6.99 per shipment minimum and $2.99 per lb to AU. The rate drops to $4.99/$2.00 for personal care, beauty, etc which is probably the category for this item. Again, I would place an order for multiple items and see what the shipping comes up at checkout.
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RE: Seeking Philips DW Headgear replacement ideas
I made a made-to-fit headgear following this tutorial : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NovgPB4UAXU

first transparent film on your head, make mouth holes fast so you dont suffocate then tape it, and put on and mark the old headgear piece onto the tape. then you can make it wider or as i made mine look more like this:
http://oi67.tinypic.com/v6jfw9.jpg
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