GUN What do you guys use for hearing protection?

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  1. amill94

    amill94 OT Supporter

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    As the title states, what do you guys use when your at the range? Preferably outdoor. When outdoor I use these black headphones, I think the brand is Silencio or something. They seem ok, but I just can't seem to get a good cheek weld with them on when using my AR. They seem to work ok for $14 hearing protection. I always go with friends and also hate to constantly remove them after each firing session. I'd like to get something that is smaller and inserts in your ear. I have heard about a type that filters out anything over a certain decibel level. Basically you can talk with hearing pieces in, but it will block out/reduce louder db's. Any input on this type of hearing device?
     
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    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I use the earplugs that we have for the factory floor.
     
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    What?

    Just kidding. I'd always used my GI-issue earplugs. Now that I'm a cake-eating civilian, I'm going to have to find something else... unless I can find the equivilant on the open market.
     
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    I think I have the same stuff as you. I find that I can get a weld with an AR ok :dunno: Though if I know alot of people are going to be shooting rifles, I probably would double up.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    I use a pair of Pro Ears, but that's mainly to help during training courses. Occasionally I'll double up with some marshmallows. Before these I have a pair of cheap "gel" silencios and a nice pair of Leigtning 31's.
     
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    Aequitas If it keeps on raining, levee's going to break.

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    I usually double up with inside the ear and headphones.
     
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    i have some fitted plugs i got from Camp Perry a few years back. they're awesome.
     
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    Orange foamies are good enough outside with the 1911 but I also have the mickey mouse protection for other times.
     
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    leightning 31 muffs and leightning 33 plugs. My hearing is precious and guns are loud.
     
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    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    preach on...once it's gone...
     
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    orange foam plugs and cheap red earmuffs from walmart. but the earmuffs sometimes sorta get in the way of my garand's stock
     
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    9mm casings :noes:
     
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    $8 silencio muffs
     
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    The ones in the little green case I got from the Army. :dunno:
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    little disposable foam earplugs.
     
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    9mm or 223 brass work really well :o
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    I use electronic muffs when training/on the range with someone else...and I have some Peltor muffs for indoor.
     
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    double up
     
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    [beavis]You said "muff." [/beavis] :mamoru:
     
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    cheapy silencios.
     
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    You're about as queer as the Sig crew.
     
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