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#6205516 - 03/01/16 01:47 PM Best you can buy hearing protection?
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Plugs and headphones together aren't an option because hearing aids are in play

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#6205574 - 03/01/16 02:21 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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My favorite form of ear pro requires a tax stamp.
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#6205578 - 03/01/16 02:25 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Impact Sports electronics are very popular. Can hear everything until a shot is fired, then they go silent.
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#6205640 - 03/01/16 02:51 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Walkers ive used have been quite impressive. I have a pair of howard leight noise canceling and for me and the price i really like them, they were $40-50
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#6205669 - 03/01/16 03:06 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I've started using these http://www.armslist.com/posts/319748/denver-colorado-misc-for-sale--nacre-quietpro

NACRE Quiet Pro. They're pretty convenient for safety. Saturday I lost seal in my left ear and I immediately got an alarm tone until I was able to reposition them. You can find them about half that price on eBay. When I'm laying next to muzzle brakes I'll put electronic muffs over them.
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#6205702 - 03/01/16 03:20 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Keep in mind that benchrest stuff is my game and 1/2 the guys there are retired and wearing ear plugs hearing aids. They normally take their hearing aids out and put in a regular plug (foam or some have molded) then they put electronic muffs (like the pair Jason mentioned) over top of them with the volume turned all the way up. It's loud enough they can hear range commands and still have double protection.

You have to have muffs to get "the best" protection available...the bone behind your ear plays a factor in hearing loss and without muffs its still at risk.


Edited by Judd (03/01/16 04:55 PM)
Edit Reason: messed up verbiage and fixed it
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#6205733 - 03/01/16 03:51 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: NTRP]
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Originally Posted By: NTRP
I've started using these http://www.armslist.com/posts/319748/denver-colorado-misc-for-sale--nacre-quietpro

NACRE Quiet Pro. They're pretty convenient for safety. Saturday I lost seal in my left ear and I immediately got an alarm tone until I was able to reposition them. You can find them about half that price on eBay. When I'm laying next to muzzle brakes I'll put electronic muffs over them.


Are these compatible with hearing aids, as mentioned in the OP?
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#6205787 - 03/01/16 04:23 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: QuitShootinYoungBucks]
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Originally Posted By: QuitShootinYoungBucks
Originally Posted By: NTRP
I've started using these http://www.armslist.com/posts/319748/denver-colorado-misc-for-sale--nacre-quietpro

NACRE Quiet Pro. They're pretty convenient for safety. Saturday I lost seal in my left ear and I immediately got an alarm tone until I was able to reposition them. You can find them about half that price on eBay. When I'm laying next to muzzle brakes I'll put electronic muffs over them.


Are these compatible with hearing aids, as mentioned in the OP?


I was reading it as regular plugs wouldn't work. I have no experience with these and hearing aids so I'm not sure.
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#6205843 - 03/01/16 04:58 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Wouldn't you be able to just take the hearing aides out and be good? wink

I use Walker's Game Ear muffs. You can hear everything and they cut off when the gun is shot. Only problem is when other people start yelling because they see you are wearing ear muffs and think you can't hear them.
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#6205964 - 03/01/16 06:17 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Judd just admitted to playing an old man's sport
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#6206036 - 03/01/16 07:00 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Ramball36]
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Originally Posted By: Ramball36
Judd just admitted to playing an old man's sport


It's true bang
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#6206079 - 03/01/16 07:22 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Impact Sports electronics are very popular. Can hear everything until a shot is fired, then they go silent.


^^^ That's what I want. - Have been getting by with foam plugs, which are usually but not always good enough.
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#6206167 - 03/01/16 08:16 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Judd]
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Originally Posted By: Judd
Originally Posted By: Ramball36
Judd just admitted to playing an old man's sport


It's true bang



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#6206171 - 03/01/16 08:17 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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Loc: Nevada, TX
Esp America. Custom molded ear plus with digital controls. Takes care of the hearing aid and plug in one. I would say they are the best, but they are not cheap....

Walter

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#6206206 - 03/01/16 08:31 PM Re: Best you can buy hearing protection? [Re: Brother in-law]
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I bought some Pro Ears Ultra. The have a 30 NRR. They are a little big but I have no problems with a cheek weld.
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