Without proper protection of ear while using firearms will be at risk of losing hearing capability. Some ear plugs are designed to comfortably protect ear while hunting or practicing aiming at target practice or other shooting situations.
Protecting Ear Against Gun Noise
In aspect of shooting most important is safety. One of the important precautions need to take is to protect the shooters ears. So the best option is using earplugs for shooting. Shooting gun produces very strong and powerfully noise which occurs approximately very close to the shooters ear canal as short gun produce average of 155 decibel noise. This instance of exposing ones ears to this kind of noise can causes instant loss of hearing ability as sound greater then 80db is considered as potential hazard for ears, therefore it becomes important to protect ears canal and find the best way to defend shooters ears. You can get many devices to protect ear while shooting and hunting in the form of ear plugs.
Disadvantages of Conventional Ear Defenders of Shooters
As conventional ear defenders are bulky it becomes uncomfortable to wear. If a shooter gets involve in gun stock it becomes weird to carry it all the time when not in use. More in serious manner, the capability of over the ear defenders, conventional ear defender, is decreased consequently when the perimeter sealing to the shooters ears is not enough. It becomes difficult for someone to wear this type of defender around sunglasses or any type of headgear.
Types of Earplugs for Shooting
Types of ear plugs for shooting available are mention bellow:
Electronic ear plugs are made in such a way which provides vast superior protection for all shooters and hunters from harmful noise. This type of ear plugs is known as smart protection, clarity of hearing and ability of amplification.
- Smart Protection: Ability to only remove unwanted noises by listening to the sounds. Electronic ear plugs know which sound need to be blocked exactly and allow the sound to enter which is needed.
- Hearing Clarity and Amplification: it makes able to hear clearly and even amplify only the safe sounds such as human voices.
Reusable Earplugs for Shooting
Some of the earplugs are reusable which is specially designed for blocking shooting and hunting noises.
Foam Earplugs for Shooting
Foam ear plugs are made of foam. Where, foam earplugs offers basic protection by muffling all noises around created by guns, but to get greater protection the material must have high Noise Reduction Rating in the foam ear plugs and it’s also not expensive.
Custom Molded Ear Plugs
Custom molded ear plugs can be custom designed according to shape and size of individual ears. These earplugs are also inexpensive.