GUN Electronic hearing protection v. Sordin Supreme Pro

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  1. johnson

    johnson New Member

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    I bought the Peltor Tactical 7S a few months ago but didnt like it because it was sensitive and would clip noise instead of supressing it (typical of lower end electronics muffs). It would clip when I knock on a table which was really annoying. When I took it to the range, I doubled up with ear plugs and turned the volume all the way up. Maybe I had too good quality of ear plugs but the amplified sound didnt sound amplified at all. I still had a hard time hearing the person right next to me. I returned them and went back to using plugs + normal muffs at the indoor range and ear plugs at the outdoor range. The only issue when using plugs at the outdoor range is that it's a hassle to take them off and on during the cease fire. Anyway, I just made an order for the Sordin muffs because of the group buy price. I'll do a followup when it gets here next week. As with most things, spend on quality because it will be cheaper in the end. I'm also getting a pair of Peltor H10A non electronic muffs and they're supposed to be really good for $16.

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    Ted @ TNG Hardware still has some Sordin's left.
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    sprite Active Member

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    I have the Supreme Pro 3+ and they are outstanding.
     
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    let us know. I was going to buy a pair of Peltor ComTacs but I'll hold off a bit.
     
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    Do you have the gel ear cups? What's the difference between the 3+ and the regular Pro?
     
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    No, but when I order the "Hygeine kit" I'm getting gels. The standard cups are actually very soft .

    3+ is the same guts with a larger housing and more attenuation.
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    I think it's just the lower models.
     
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    right on
     
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    Shenanigans and myself have Peltor Tactical Pros. I don't know about him, but I love mine. I'd like to try some of those Sordin's for comparison, though.
     
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    TCI's shopping cart for thsoe comtacs is all jacked up. Keeps taking me to the notes and shit.
     
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    Those are the folks I ordered my Sordins from. Their website is comically bad, but I called and talked to them on a couple of occasions they really know their shit.

    I ordered over the phone.

    Their marketing catalog is like Fabio meets Rambo.
     
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    lol

    i'll prolly pick up those comtacs sometime next week then. Was gonna buy a shit ton of ammo, but I think I'd rather protect my ears. People think I'm already half deaf.
     
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    It finally got here today. Ill take pics and post it later. These things are WAY better than the Peltor Tactial 7S's that I had.

    04/18/08 - Placed order and was supposed to ship that day
    04/24/08 - Said he shipped it out and to wait a few more days
    04/26/08 - Says to wait a few more days
    05/01/08 - Says USPS sent it back to him with no explanation and will ship that day
    05/05/08 - I get it today and postage stamp says 05/03/08

    I hate liars.
     
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    You get your gel inserts yet? Ive seen them for $36 but $15 shipping.
     
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    wtf? only nrr 18? i thought it was suppose to be more.
     
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    They make a model called a 3+ that has higer attenuation but they are bulkier... that is what I have. If you want really high attenuation the Pro-Ears stuff is better in that regard. Their electronics are pretty good too... but they are also generally bulkier and the design of the housing isn't as robust as the Sordins. I wear fitted plugs in addition the the muffs anyway so getting really high attenutation was secondary to getting something that was clear and durable.

    If you're talking to me no I haven't. The original ear seals are soft enough and they haven't started getting stank or anything yet so I'm just going to wait.
     
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    Anyone got a set of ESP inserts? Those digital 3+ models look baller.......but they're also $2400. eeeeeh....
     
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    One zero too many...
     
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    I used to have a pair of the Analogs when I was shooting the circuit... I can't find them now dammit. They were molded and everything, but they probably don't fit anymore.

    Only damn sponsorship I had that was worth a damn, different defunct company, but same product
     

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