I had been using a set of Ultimate Ears SuperFi 5 Pro's for about 5 years I think. I was on my 2nd cable and it was about to give out again and one of the cases had a crack and was coming apart. I was thinking of finding a new pair because I really liked the sound of these, but then stumbled across the AlienEars remold service. I was nervous about spending $200 on a pair of old ear buds, but this seemed like the most economical way of getting into the custom world of IEMs. They did send me a kit to make my own molds, but I ultimately went to a local audiologist and for $60 they made me a nice set of molds. I sent them off along with my old UE's and about a month later I got the result back.
I couldn't be happier really. They looked great, fit perfectly and sounded better than I remember them. I opted for the clear ones as I didn't want them to look tacky. I think they look pretty cool actually. They came with a nice cable of course and a new case to keep them in. The only small complaint was that it took a month, however they told me that up front so it was a surprise. I guess they are busy! Anyway, anyone thinking of doing this to save some money think about this. I had about $300 in my original UEs, then $200 for the remold service, then I optionally spent $60 for the molds so I have $560 in these. However since I already had $300 "invested", then the additional $260 works cause it's hard to find and maybe they don't really exist, a nice set of dual driver custom IEMs for less than $260.
Anyway, thanks to AlienEars for breathing new life into my old "worn" Ultimate Ears.