Covered the thin rubber with a layer of adhesive back felt:
I don't think it looks bad at all. It looks better in person too.
You stir me up and... I answer... ;)
Here you have an aperitif:
Was it easy? NO. I even broke a niddle! A real pain in the ass, pardon my french, but I think it was worth it. I messed up the bottom a little, but it doesn´t look that bad after all.
I returned my 702 in the end I am currently looking at the 65th Anniversary mainly because of the headband.
Do they sound the same? as I liked the 702 for music production.
are they worth the extra or should I go for something else
This has to be the easiest, cheapest, most easily replaceable solution to the K702 headband. Bonus comfort if you cut off the bumps.
3 layers of paper towels. Makes them just about as comfortable to the Philips X1.
LOL. I tried that as well but, when the paper starts rotting and smelling bad, you will prefer something a little bit more durable. Look at this nice job: