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Old 12-16-2013, 11:51 AM   #1
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My Favorite Ear Protection

What did you say?, Huh?, I can't hear you...are all phrases you will be saying after reading this article.

http://www.spiritstrike.com/gear/201...ear-protection
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Old 12-16-2013, 12:01 PM   #2
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Great post. I've been meaning to pick up some ear plugs for a long time--especially since I got my D&D pipe....think I'll be going for the first set.
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Old 12-16-2013, 12:18 PM   #3
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After trying many over the years these are my favorites. Get 200 for $20. Cheap.

Of course ear holes are different. Find what works for you!
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Old 12-16-2013, 01:22 PM   #4
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Very good reviews there, very handy Well written, and nice pictures to illustrate the uses.

I use ear-buds and listen to a bit of music. If I don't want to listen to music, I'll just pause it, and leave the buds in. I'd imagine their cancellation is about on par with the V-Faders. Still able to hear most things, but definitely LEAPS AND BOUNDS better than no protection at all.
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Old 12-16-2013, 01:44 PM   #5
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Pfft. This problem has already been SOLVED:

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Old 12-16-2013, 01:45 PM   #6
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BRILLIANT!


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Pfft. This problem has already been SOLVED:

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Old 12-16-2013, 01:55 PM   #7
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Guy walks up to me and says - "I can't look at these without thinking of my wife's nipples"
Later on I see him and say - "I can't look at those and not think of your wife's nipples"

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Old 12-16-2013, 02:32 PM   #8
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I wouldn't know ---- I've never had a woman's nipples in my ears.....
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Old 12-16-2013, 02:38 PM   #9
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I wouldn't know ---- I've never had a woman's nipples in my ears.....
Time to get busy --------
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Old 12-16-2013, 02:53 PM   #10
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After trying many over the years these are my favorites. Get 200 for $20. Cheap.

Of course ear holes are different. Find what works for you!
My new favorites now, as well
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Old 12-16-2013, 02:56 PM   #11
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After trying many over the years these are my favorites. Get 200 for $20. Cheap.

Of course ear holes are different. Find what works for you!
This!!!

I was on a day trip and dropped an earplug in the toilet. Figured I'd ride without them. Huge mistake. At my next stop in a small town I started looking and none at the gas station so I walked across the street to a grocery store and couldn't find any to buy. I asked around and someone got on the radio and was trying to figure out if they had some. A guy walked in from their back warehouse and handed me a set of Laser Lites and said "This is what we use back in the back, take them."

It was like tufts of heaven in my ears. And not just because I'd just spent over two hours without earplugs but because they are amazing.

I got home and googled them and ordered up a box. I keep a box in the garage at all times.
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Old 12-16-2013, 04:01 PM   #12
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After trying many over the years these are my favorites. Get 200 for $20. Cheap.

Of course ear holes are different. Find what works for you!
I use the same including the 200 pack.

Mine are not pink though...
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Old 12-17-2013, 12:19 AM   #13
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I've been using the Howard Leights for many years. Work great for mowing the lawn as well.

Bonus: I get 'em free from work.
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:05 AM   #14
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I've been using the Howard Leights for many years. Work great for mowing the lawn as well.
This is something I discovered this year. Makes running the weedeater along a metal fence much easier.
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:11 AM   #15
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I prefer the soft inner thighs of a woman to keep my ears warm.



Oh wait we're talking noise protection. I use Flents, also available at Wal-Mart in the pharmacy.
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:19 AM   #16
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I wouldn't know ---- I've never had a woman's nipples in my ears.....
Let me think......yep, pretty sure I have.

I remember. Used to play telephone. One in your mouth and one in your ear.

I use the purple Flents too.
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Old 12-17-2013, 06:53 AM   #17
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I have used really cheap ear buds for years. Skull Candy ($20) was about the limit that I would spend but I came across some klipsch earbuds dirt cheap on Woot and I grabbed a pair. WOW!!! What a difference. The fit is incredible and they really do block out a TON OF NOISE. Sound quality is a lot better also.
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Old 12-17-2013, 09:56 AM   #18
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Let me think......yep, pretty sure I have.

I remember. Used to play telephone. One in your mouth and one in your ear.
Been there, done that.
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I have tried tons of styles and I prefer the Hearos Extreme 33db (blue color).

Available at Walgreens. They work better than the Howard Leights for me.
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:07 PM   #20
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Can't ride w/o ear protection at all. Been so long since I did ride w/o ear plugs that it sounds as if my motor is falling apart. I'm a patriot, I use these



http://www.amazon.com/Howard-Leight-...Leight+max+usa
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