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Old August 26, 2008, 07:33 PM   #1
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I have big ears.

There, I've admitted it. My ears are bigger than average, and they stick out more than average.

I am a handgunner, and I need a new pair of electronic muffs.

Which electronic muffs have the biggest, deepest, largest ear wells? I am NOT interested in how compact they are, since these aren't for rifle or shotgun. But I need to be able to wear them for 8 to 10 hours at a time, so they must be comfortable for my poor abused oversized ears.

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Old August 26, 2008, 08:13 PM   #2
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My brother has the biggest ears I've ever seen and he wears my Radians with no trouble. You might, unless there a reason you can't, try the kind that look like Behind The Ear hearing aids (similar to Walkers Game Ear). I have a set of those also by Radians and they work well but I personally find them less comfortable in warm weather.

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Old August 26, 2008, 08:56 PM   #3
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I need a new pair of electronic muffs
need a picture of your ears for propper fitting....
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how bout ON the ear muffs (as opposed to OVER the ear)
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Old August 26, 2008, 09:31 PM   #4
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peetzakilla ~ Can't use anything that doesn't completely cover the ears.

tplumeri ~ Got a picture or a link to what you're talking about? Having difficulty visualizing it.

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Old August 27, 2008, 07:50 PM   #5
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peetzakilla ~ Can't use anything that doesn't completely cover the ears.
The others I was speaking of do completely cover the ears. They fit his big ears very well and I think they work fantastic. The only quibble have is that they have a feature to "conserve battery life" that causes them to turn off every so often (about every 2 hours or so). That's annoying when your hunting but doesn't matter at the range.

These are the ones my brother wears:

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Old August 27, 2008, 09:46 PM   #6
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the ones i was thinking about dont.
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Old August 28, 2008, 01:19 AM   #7
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pax,

Whatever you get, be sure you can buy a gel-pad upgrade for it. Those make a WORLD of difference in comfort, and I think that they also seal much better.

Here's the most comprehensive site I've found for hearing protection gear...

http://www.thefiringline.com/forums/...d.php?t=294435
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