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11-15-2010, 6:40 PM
hey everyone, i am looking at getting a new set of ear muffs, my budget is about 70 dollars and i was looking at getting the Browning Midas electronic ear muffs, does anyone have any experience with this ear muff, would you reccomend it, or reccomend another
11-16-2010, 12:44 AM
I have the Howard Leighton Sport (model R-01526) and I love them. They are compact (big plus) and come in a nice OD green. I recently took a range class and wore them for about 3 hours. They are comfortable.
They are $46.77 with FREE shipping on amazon right now. Spend the 20+ in change on ammo!
11-16-2010, 8:43 AM
thanks socalphoto, ill give them a look, do you happen to know the decible rating?
11-16-2010, 9:59 AM
they are 22db rated which for me isnt acceptable. But for a good pair of high rated electronic muffs it will be over $100 dollars. Look at the pro hunters by pro ears in cabellas i hear good things and they have 28db rating and also increase hearing for hunting.
http://www.cabelas.com/product/Shooting/Shooting-Accessories/Hearing-Protection-Enhancement|/pc/104792580/c/104769180/sc/104381280/Pro-Hunter-NRR28/708750.uts?destination=%2Fcatalog%2Fbrowse%2Fshoot ing-shooting-accessories-hearing-protection-enhancement%2F_%2FN-1100232%2FNo-0%2FNs-CATEGORY_SEQ_104381280%3FWTz_stype%3DGNP#BVRRWidge tID
11-16-2010, 1:50 PM
I was concerned about the Db rating as well. So far they have been great. During the class I took, I had shooters to the left and right of me, within 3 feet and it was not an issue. I also noticed that at least 2 of the range instructors had the same one's.
11-16-2010, 5:31 PM
Been using the Leightning L3 (passive) and love them, but they are a bit bulky. I just picked up the electric ones on Amazon along with two more L3s (for family that shoots less often). $93 for all three to my door.
If the lower dB rating is an issue, I'll revert to the L3s or consider a more expensive pair.
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