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Earmuff Recommendation

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Unread 12-05-2007, 10:15 PM
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Earmuff Recommendation

What are some quality comfortable muffs out there? What db level should someone buy to insure you are fully protected?
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Unread 12-06-2007, 01:17 PM
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I'm not an expert but I like to use ear plugs and muffs at the same time. Both have NR ratings close to 30dB.
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Unread 12-06-2007, 01:21 PM
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I use

I use bilsom in ear earplugs while in the file or at the range with small cals, or a good muff with gel ear pieces and a NRR close to 30
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Unread 12-07-2007, 08:47 PM
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For the price you can't beat the Peltor tac 6, I've used a set for about 5 years for hunting and silhouette competition.
I also like the molded ear plugs and got another set at Gander Mountain, it's a two part silicon that you mix then put in your ear. Let it sit for 12-15 minutes and it's ready to come out, let sit for a while and it's done.
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Unread 12-07-2007, 09:39 PM
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I had some custom plugs molded for me. They work really well, but are $40. When shooting shotgun I just wear the plugs ad they don't seem as loud as rifles. With rifles it's plugs and muffs. Muffs tend to pinch my cheek and I don't like wearing them, but when I shoot rifles, I find it's a must.
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Unread 12-14-2007, 12:43 AM
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Check out this web site forum discussion. Some good information on hearing protection. Based on the discussion in this thread, I had a set of E.A.R. molded in ear plugs made for $40.00. The room gets awful quiet when they place those plugs in your ears.

24hourcampfire: Good hearing protection
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