What level and type of ear protection do you use while shooting?
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    I still use the 'Silencio' Ear Muffs that I bought 20 years ago. I also keep some old 'Gun Muffler' Ear Muffs in my car,that I bought 30 years before that! Bob
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    If using Pistols or revolvers 45 or less just noise cancelling. Rifles (except 22) and 41 Mag and up use custom fitted ear plugs and regular over ear muffs (rated at 30 dB). Long time ago a pro told me that levels I mentioned above the inserts protect from noise and the over ear are for pressure. It works so no argument here.
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    I use hard shell ear muffs always. Unless I'm outside shooting 22's.
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    We even keep a pair of ear muffs in each of our vehicles just in case we end up somewhere where some shooting might take place, ear muffs to us make more sense than the plugs since they cover the ear and surrounding area where it can dampen sound effects from those spots instead of just the ear canal.
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    Custom fit ear plugs under Peltor Tactical full cover muff's The muff's are amplified hearing with auto sound shut off.

    Double protection as i already suffer some hearing loss.
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    Are you guys using actual "noise cancellation" gear, or electronic sound amplification that shuts off when detecting a loud noise?

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    Foam ear plugs AND Pro Ears non electronic. I can still hear people if the speak loud. I have a blown, repaired ear drum from a scuba dive long ago.
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