GUN I need some hearing protection

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  1. Initial E

    Initial E New Member

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    Guys, I'm looking to buy a quality set of ear muffs.

    I was going to buy a pair of Peltor Comtac/Swat Tac, but bought some other stuff. lol

    What are you guys using?
     
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    From everything ive read, Impact Sport > shit > Tac 6
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    I've been using a set of Pro Ears for the past few years.
     
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    Same here, been wanting a pair of electronic muffs for awhile never got around to buying any yet, I usually use inserts + muffs at the indoor and just inserts at the outdoor.
     
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    My ears get sweaty and I don't like it when the muffs press against my glasses. I also don't like that you can't get a cheek weld on a rifle with bulky muffs.

    I'll have them on for 5-6 hours at a time. Foam plugs have always worked well for me.
     
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    You get more protection from ear plugs but the muffs let me listen to my surroundings and potential brass that hits me.

    I can hear people 20 feet away but face to face conversations are hard.
     
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    I find that if I tilt the muff forward, I can get good cheek weld. And I have one bulky ass muffs. :o
     
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    Non amplied muffs + plugs. I usually shoot indoors and like all the help I can get. If things get quiet or I want to shoot a long gun I can just slip the muffs off for a bit.
     
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    My ears are so damaged from my years as a car audio enthusiest, I think that I'm unique that I don't have much issues with having sufficient protection. From time to time I'll practice without any hearing protection at all for a short period so that I can acclimate myself if I'm ever in a situation were I won't have protection. Ears ring, but they go away, and I'm confident that I'm able to perform in that type of enviornment.

    When I have to talk with someone or if I'm scoring I just take one of the plugs and stuff it behind my ear.
     
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    I have a couple pairs of Impact Sports. Very happy with them, I used them when doing yard work too, plus they have an AUX in so you can plug in your iPod or whatever while you're shooting.
     
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    i got some thunder29 protection from big5 for $5.99 :o

    i also have a box of 1000 foam earplugs :dunno:
     
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    I agree with Keesh in regards to the impact sports. I paid 40 or 50 from a local shop. Well worth the price and the aux in is mint.
     
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    MSA Sordin Supre Pro 3+ and custom fitted ear plugs.

    Turn the volume on the Sordin's all the way up and I can hear conversation fine through the plugs and get awesome attenuation on the gun fire.

    I blink easy so I pretty much NEED to double plug to have any chance of calling shots at a match, plus since I RO I have to be able to hear conversation for scoring etc...
     
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    You are still damaging your hearing; I would put some good hearing protection on. My dad got hearing aids about 6 months ago and they were $7k each. Not to mention, it sucks compared to "real" hearing. :hs:
     

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