Originally Posted by zondfive
Rifles are not as bad but that is like a light case of Plague. If you are a youngster it will come for you as time passes. There are so many things now that affect our hearing. When I was having mine evaluated I was asked if I drink coffee and told that it does add to the ringing I already have. I can't encourage you enough to embrace the use of muffs, mine are electronic and work really really well. They will turned up and assist me during the hunting process. It is a blessing.
Wow, really?? I have had constant tinnitus in both ears for several years. I know what it's from: years of weapons going off right next to me, exploding ordnance in very close
proximity, jet engines, fire trucks, sirens, concussions... life has been tough on my hearing... but now you tell me COFFEE is making it worse!! OMG!! What next... Jack Daniels makes me go blind??
Yes I wear hearing protection now, Howard Leights and Sure Fire Sonic Defenders.
Animo et Fide "Courage and Faith"