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Old 03-11-2013, 15:48   #26
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Has anyone had any experience with "Hyskore 30150" earmuffs?
These are electronic and work from 2 AA Batteries.
I had a chance this weekend to try a set. They seemed to work great!
They sell for about $30 from MidwayUSA and Northern Tool.
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Old 03-11-2013, 18:31   #27
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Just regular $1.00 ear plug.
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Old 03-11-2013, 18:51   #28
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I worked on F16's for 6 years so foamies were part of my uniform haha. WHAT DID YOU SAY!?! I guess it would be nice not to have to yell at everyone at the range. I see guys with the electronic ones all the time, but I've never tried them.

So to the OP: you don't have to take off your EP's (don't do that, you really can get permanent hearing damage) just yell if you want to save money.
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Old 03-11-2013, 21:24   #29
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I use MSA Sordins because they make you look like this guy:

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Just kidding, I use them because they are rugged and waterproof. They cancel gunfire but you can hear voices just fine. They run about $250.
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Old 03-12-2013, 18:31   #30
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I ended up getting the Howard Leights and like them. I can now listen to music while I shoot at the range with my iphone. The left ear sometimes has a buzzing noise which is alleviated by wiggling the one wire. I use ear plugs with them and crank up the volume and it works perfectly while easily hearing my music. Lately I go to the range alone so I can't say how they do while talking at the range. But so far I'm satisfied by my purchase.
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Old 03-13-2013, 06:10   #31
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Ear muffs are crap, and foam plugs are a pain to use. The SureFire earpro are awesome!

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They have some with foam tips that are even better.

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Old 03-13-2013, 06:18   #32
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As a person who suffers with tinnitus, I use pro ear 33 and canal plugs together.

I dont understand why people are perfectly willing to raise their voices to be heard over lunch in a noisey cafe but at the range, people seem to feel that 2 guys must be able to talk softly to one another without being hindered by their hearing protection.
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:14   #33
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I've got a pair of the Howard Leights and use them on top of cheap foam plugs - works great. The only time I wish for more is when someone is firing a 308 cannon at the indoor range, but I think that is more vibration than noise that rattles me.
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Old 03-13-2013, 22:11   #34
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Another Peltor user; fairly inexpensive, light, fold into a small package, and pretty durable. Had them a few years and no issues.
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