It doesn’t matter whether you’re shooting indoors or out, whether you’re firing one shot while out hunting or a fusillade while you and your buddies plinking away at the range: you need to protect your hearing. The noise from a single gunshot can cause immediate hearing damage, so take reasonable precautions and protect your hearing. Read the Shooter’s Log guide to buying the best hearing protection.
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“Today marks an important step in protecting the Second Amendment freedoms of America’s hunters and sportsmen and strengthening our outdoor heritage,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, NRA-ILA. “The SHARE Act will cut burdensome red tape that restricts millions of hunters and sportsmen.” The SHARE Act also includes the Hearing Protection Act to protect the hearing of hunters and shooters. Read the full story to learn more.
Despite its thin profile, the Razor series is rated for a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 23 dB. That equates to about a 400% sound reduction at the ear. The Razor Patriot is powered by two “AA” batteries to operate the Omni-directional microphones and HD speakers featuring a .02-second reaction time. Like all headphones, a proper fit is necessary, but not all headphones are the same. Read the full review to learn how the Razor performed at the range.
There are two things wrong with hearing protection today. First, the units are too big. How many times have you (personally), or a shooter you were helping, touched off the trigger on a rifle or shotgun only to cringe because the stock of the gun pushed against the muff and broke the seal? Enter Walker’s Game Ear and the Razor Series.
Radians has developed a custom molded earplug for a fraction of the cost and that you can easily mold right at your desk. One of the Shooter’s Log contributors does just that and finds that they are excellent for blocking out not only gunfire, but the boss’s voice, as well.
Etymotic Research ER125-GSP15BN GunsSport Pro series High-Definition Electronic Earplugs have their limitations, but they solve some real world problems. Click to see how.
Women who love shooting and gun need gear made sized just for them. These pink Radians shooting glasses and passive earmuffs are comfortable to wear for hours of range time, don’t get in the way of an AR-15 stock and are very affordable to boot! Looking to upgrade your range accessories? Check out this review of Radians women’s shooting glasses and LowSet passive earmuffs.
Safety is a shooter’s number one priority and that includes having the right equipment. Shoddy, cheap guns can malfunction and cause injuries. Investing in quality range gear such as your hearing protection and shooting glasses can save you permanent hearing loss. Ralphie may not have shot his eye out, but to avoid accidents—give yourself and your favorite shooter a Browning range kit this Christmas.
Protecting your hearing is an essential aspect of shooting, whether you’re at the target range or hunting in the woods. Read how to protect your hearing on any budget.
If you are going to play with guns and ammo you’ll also need eyes and ears. We are talking protection of course. When it comes to ears I prefer two. No silly, not two ears—although that is a preference as well—two forms of hearing protection. Outside a quality pair of electronic muffs that lets me hear commands, line stoppages, emergencies, “Take ‘em! Hen, hen—No shot!” or potential safety hazards.