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Old 05-14-2021, 1:05 PM
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What are you hunters using for hearing protection these days? I've been using Howard Leight slim electronic earmuffs since 2011. They still work, but they're worn out a bit and the pads don't seal around the ears like they used to. I typically double-up with earplugs underneath, but am looking for a better solution now that I'm looking to hunt a bit more frequently. I'm looking for an earbud type of design since the Howard Leights tend to interfere with my hats too much.
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Old guy advice ... protect what you have with the best you can afford. Once it's gone you don't get it back.
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My latest is MSA Sordin.
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need to know your budget
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No brakes when hunting... Either Surefire in ear or foam plugs in ears...

need to chat in a duck blind or walking and looking for birds....

Don't want over ear peltors for this... unless its cold and they are more an ear warmer
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See also the sticky in this forum - http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/s....php?t=1133889

Consumers should feel free to post updates to old products and new things on the market in that thread.
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My latest is MSA Sordin.
That’s what I have.

Damaged hearing cannot be recovered.

And, while we’re here, also get the best eye protection you can.
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What?
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My latest is MSA Sordin.
Same here...as good as it gets.


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need to know your budget
Also need to know your budget for new ears, or hearing aids.
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See also the sticky in this forum - http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/s....php?t=1133889

Consumers should feel free to post updates to old products and new things on the market in that thread.
This thread is a good one. In there is a link to a thread regarding MSA Sordin's deceptively low 19 db rating and why they are actually much better than other ear protection with higher ratings. Worth a read.
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