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Old November 30, 2008, 05:50 PM   #1
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Hearing protection

I need some suggestions for hearing protection...

I tried a $70 set of electronic ear muffs. Worked well for a while then developed noise. Also, it is really hard to put on a hat with them.

I am looking at behind the ear, similar to the Walker Game Ear. Just hate having to spend $350+++ for a pair.
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Old December 4, 2008, 10:51 AM   #2
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I know this isn't what you are looking for, but I had my hearing checked two weeks ago and it has been getting worse due to firearms. My ENT recommended these: Very costly, except the $160.00 Silencer model. I understand what you are saying regarding electronic muffs. I had a pair and returned them within a week. Currently I wear plugs and muffs. I tried a pair of Walkers (behind the ears) at a sportsman show and the sound was truly amazing, along with the price. Oh, according to a hearing loss chart, the number one and two cause is 1) jet engines and 2) firearms.
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Old December 4, 2008, 03:22 PM   #3
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i've used peltor ear protection for several years, indoor and outside and they work well and are comfortable

Amazon has several different styles to choose from:
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Old December 4, 2008, 08:14 PM   #4
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I rely on MSA/Sordin Supreme Pro X Ear Muffs.
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