This is a discussion on Hearing Protection? within the Related Gear & Equipment forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I have significant hearing loss and want to hold on the what is left. I currently use foam plugs coupled with muffs. I have to ...
December 22nd, 2012 02:30 PM
I have significant hearing loss and want to hold on the what is left. I currently use foam plugs coupled with muffs. I have to take the muffs of to rifle shoot to get a good weld.
What is the best method of hearing protection at the range?
Is there a certain product that is better than the others?
December 22nd, 2012 02:40 PM
I just use cheap Winchester plugs held together with a string, I can't stand shooting at a range without them, don't like my ears ringing. In a SD situation that's a different story.
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December 22nd, 2012 02:43 PM
Have you tried any of the low profile muffs for rifle shooting?
They usually make getting a good cheek weld on the rifle easier.
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Former, USMC 0311, OIF/OEF vet
NRA Pistol/Rifle/Shotgun/Reloading Instructor, RSO, Ohio CHL Instructor
December 22nd, 2012 02:48 PM
I've got a couple of pairs of the electronic ones, that amplify ambient sound, so you can hear range commands, and people talking around you, but shut down the sound of gun fire. Really like them, and especially when I'm trying to teach something on the range. If you want the brand name, let me know and I'll get it to you.
" But if you are authorized to carry a weapon, and you walk outside without it, just take a deep breath, and say this to yourself... Baa." Col. Dave Grossman on Sheep and Sheepdogs.
December 22nd, 2012 03:05 PM
The Surefire earplugs are nice - those plus some low profile electronic muffs are about as good as you can get.
December 22nd, 2012 03:06 PM
I still use the triple flange ones I had in the army. Much better then just ear muffs
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