I went through two pairs of the G.I. skullcandy's they were straight plastic crap. I switched over to Aerial7 with the Tanks and wow, night and day difference! They are put together with quality parts and come with a bag full of accessories and cords making them optimal for every electronic device!!! Engineered to deliver the highest-quality listening experience from your Apple iPod®, iPhone®, BlackBerry®, or other mp3 player, cell phone or music device. Swivel ear cup with spring return for single-sided monitoring... They are just better period. much more comfortable, I love the thick coiled cable as well. Aerial7 is just on top of it fashion wise, swagger wise, you name it.