close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Equipment Discussions

Reply

Hearing protection

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 10-20-2002, 10:54 PM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: S.W. Sask. Canada
Posts: 79
Hearing protection

I read some place that their are ear plugs available that allow you to hear noises like people talking ( some times nice not to hear ) , but blocks out loud nioses . Some of these guns with brakes on them are very hard on the hearing , and you can't wear muffs all the time like when you are out hunting . I think I read that the tactical people use them a lot .
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 10-22-2002, 10:18 AM
    700 700 is offline
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Jun 2002
    Location: Ireland
    Posts: 138
    Re: Hearing protection

    Willy 1

    These are electronic ear muffs. They filter out loud noise (eg gun blast) but allow (and/or amplify) normal noise (eg speech). Some other people here might be able to give you info on best manufacturers/suppliers.

    Have a look at
    http://www.letargets.com/html/protective.html

    and
    www.cabelas.com.

    At cabelas do a search for "ear muffs".

    Rgds

    700
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 10-22-2002, 10:49 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: May 2001
    Location: Sask. Canada
    Posts: 2,410
    Re: Hearing protection

    Willy,
    I believe that there are two options, electronic muffs and hearing aides that are intended for hunters. I have a set of Walker's Game Ears (fit behind and in the ear like some hearing aides) that work very well. Unreal how well you can hear and they shut out sudden loud noises like shooting. Walker advertises in all the hunting mags, particularly the deer hunting mags. You can check out www.walkersgameear.com.

    My outfitter buddies use electronic muffs so that they can talk to their clients in the goose pits but not get their ears blasted when the guys start shooting. There are several designs, including some very compact models that don't get in the way much and fold up small. One of the big names in these muffs is PELTOR www.aosafety.com
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Hearing protection
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Hearing Protection What do you use? blipelt Equipment Discussions 2 04-03-2010 11:05 PM
    Hearing protection -what do you use? ol mike General Discussion 15 06-25-2006 04:31 PM
    Hearing Protection Ian M General Discussion 1 03-22-2004 05:04 AM
    Hearing Protection Roy B. Equipment Discussions 3 01-30-2004 08:32 AM
    Hearing Protection: Those I have used augustinaustin Equipment Discussions 6 11-21-2002 11:20 AM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:57 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC