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quality/value of electronic earmuffs

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by valmet, May 28, 2007.

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  1. valmet

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    what is a good brand of electronic earmuffs? i've tried the Howard Leight muffs sold by cabela's and was impressed but i know there are many others out there.---suggestions-- thanks, dennis
     
  2. halfmile

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    Since the range is from about 40 bucks to 300, it would be good to know what you are looking for.

    If you want to input an audio device, like a radio, walkman, or mp3 player, you will get to above 150. Some muffs block the gunshot sound completely, some just reduce it to a safe level.

    The best I have seen are made by MSA, I could not afford them. I have a set of Pro Ears and they are fine for my purpose.

    You will get many opinions here.

    HM
     
  3. bkms

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    My son bought me a pair of Walkers game ears ($230), they are nice. I only hunt with them. Bob.....
     
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    I use the electronic pair made by Beretta. These let you hear conversation yet reduce noise levels considerably. About $110 and seem to work very good. Roy
     
  5. The Rock

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    If you want to try some I have a new pair of electronic muffs. That$25.00 and $5.00 shipping will get to your door. Not the best by any means but work good. And will let you know if you want to spend $xxx.xx on a name brand.

    Rock

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  6. valmet

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    i forgot to mention that i want to stay under 100 bucks. i keep looking at these Howard Leight muffs for 59.99. they have a large on/off volume control(roller) and some kind of jack that you can plug audio into. i was really surprised at how they amplified sound. i know i could use these for deer stand hunting. any negative experience with electronic muffs? dennis
     
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    A lot of the less expensive models are not the best for trapshooting. I hate having muffs knock on the gun stock. If using them for shooting, examine this part.

    HM
     
  8. ke4yyd

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    I have the Walker Game Ears which work very well. They do not get in my way while shooting trap. I chose this type as they were the only ones that had a frequency control as well as volume control. I have high freq hearing loss and setting the control to amplify highs more worked wonders for me on the range and in the field.
     
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