• Advertisement

Hearing aides/blast protection

Outdoor related gear talk

Hearing aides/blast protection

Postby Profiler999 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:03 pm

I'm ready to drop some serious coin I n some. From can see to can't see. Riding 4 wheeler to muzzle blasts. I'm tired of my ears ringing.

Any suggetion?

no signature required
TEAM #1 Guru 2015-2016
Profiler999
8 Point
 
Posts: 375
Joined: Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:43 am
Location: Birmingham AL

Re: Hearing aides/blast protection

Postby j2dirtracer » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:55 pm

HUH WHAT DID YOU SAY???
A lifetime of guns, racecars and harleys have been hard on my hearing. BUT i can still hear better than Sonora Redneck.

Sorry I couldnt help though
Im just a dirtbag that lacks the necessary skills to hunt like a real hunter, so I just sit in a tree for a few hours in the morning and evening.
User avatar
j2dirtracer
Unskilled Dirtbag
 
Posts: 520
Joined: Sat Jan 27, 2007 10:29 pm
Location: Thorn

Hearing aides/blast protection

Postby buckcrazy » Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:43 am

My dad was in the military back 40 years ago and he was in the 141st artillery. They use to shoot the howitzers and he use to tell me how they were suppose to wear ear protection but most of the time they wouldn't. I remind him of that everytime he says "huh". He has hearing aids now and don't wear them either. Said they are a PITA
"There's a fine line between hunting and sittting there looking stupid"- Unknown

"If vegetarians love animals so much why do they keep eating all their food"- Unknown
User avatar
buckcrazy
Boone&Crockett
 
Posts: 1085
Joined: Tue Nov 17, 2009 8:14 am

Re: Hearing aides/blast protection

Postby gtk » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:26 am

if you already have ringing in your ears, then damage has been done. Best thing is to teach kids/youngsters to wear hearing protections NOW. I will not let me kids shoot without it.

My ringing has been increasing a lot here lately. It seems the quieter it is around me, the louder the ringing is.

A friend of mine at work has bad ringing in his ears, and finally got hearing aids. He said it almost eliminated the ringing. Said teh ear doctor said the ringing in your ear will cause even more hearing damage.
User avatar
gtk
Admin
 
Posts: 19214
Joined: Wed Dec 15, 2004 12:53 pm
Location: Olive Branch, MS

Re: Hearing aides/blast protection

Postby acman » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:15 pm

Try getting a really good calcium supplement liquid if possible. Part of the ringing could very possibly be caused from a calcium defiency, osteoporosis of the bones in the ear.
acman
button buck
 
Posts: 42
Joined: Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:47 pm

Re: Hearing aides/blast protection

Postby herodc » Tue Dec 02, 2014 4:03 pm

If you are asking for hearing protection recommendations, then I'll chime in.

Peltor sport. They are about $100. Very much worth it.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
herodc
button buck
 
Posts: 1
Joined: Tue Dec 02, 2014 4:02 pm

Re: Hearing aides/blast protection

Postby patinlouisiana » Tue Dec 02, 2014 6:16 pm

I have tried several of the Walker Game Ears products and all of them squealed in my ear whenever I put my iphone in my shirt pocket. :?
2017-2018 member Team 4
.257 Weatherby Magnum W/4x16 X 50 Nikon Monarch
T/C Encore 35 Whelen W/Leupold VX-I 3-9 x 50
S&W M&P 15 Sport II 5.56
Ruger Blackhawk 357 Mag W/Millet Red Dot
Canon PowerShot SX40HS
User avatar
patinlouisiana
Pope&Young
 
Posts: 2293
Joined: Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:58 pm
Location: Baton Rouge, La


Return to Gear

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron