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  • Ram Ear-Tect DS6026 Electronic Ear Muff - Camo

    Ram Ear-Tect DS6026 Electronic Ear Muff – Camo

    R1,229

    The Ram Ear-Tect DS6026 Electronic Ear Muff reduces hazardous noise to harmless levels in 5 milliseconds.

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  • Walker’s Razor Walkie Talkie Attachment

    R1,629

    Voice Activated Transmit (VOX), allows for hands-free communication up to 3 miles. Walkie Talkie Attachment has 22 channels and 99 sub channels for your family and friends to join!

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  • Walker’s Razor Pro Digital Low Profile Ear Muff

    R2,489

    Combined, the Razor PRO’s sound processing makes for a clearer and more comfortable audio experience on the range or in the field.

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  • Walker’s Youth / Women Passive Folding Ear Muff

    R459

    Low profile, ultra slim ear cups. Ideal for smaller heads – women & youth. Padded headband for comfortable fit.

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  • Caldwell Youth Electronic Earmuff - Neon Blue

    Caldwell Youth Electronic Earmuff – Neon Blue

    R1,439

    The E-Max Pro high quality electronic hearing protection from Caldwell delivers style and comfort for all day use, plus it comes in youth and adult sizes and an array of colours.

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  • Walker’s Razor X-TRM Digital Muff

    R3,189

    Razor Digital X-TRM Muff with cooling pads and moisture-wicking headband for extra comfort. Available in Black and Gray.

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  • Pyramex Everlite PM80 Ear Muff & Glasses Combo - Yellow/Black Pyramex Everlite PM80 Ear Muff & Glasses Combo - Yellow/Black

    Pyramex Everlite PM80 Ear Muff & Glasses Combo – Yellow/Black

    R989

    The Pyramex Everlite Glasses features scratch resistant polycarbonate lens providing 99% UVA/B/C protection. The Pyramex Everlite PM80 Ear Muff features a low-profile design with soft foam ear cups and a fold-away headband.

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  • Caldwell Youth Electronic Earmuff - Hot Coral

    Caldwell Youth Electronic Earmuff – Hot Coral

    R1,439

    The E-Max Pro high quality electronic hearing protection from Caldwell delivers style and comfort for all day use, plus it comes in youth and adult sizes and an array of colours.

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  • Caldwell E-Max Shadow Bluetooth Earplugs

    Caldwell E-Max Shadow Bluetooth Earplugs

    R3,389

    The E-Max Shadows are Bluetooth, rechargeable electronic ear plugs designed to go where you go, play all your music, and keep your ears protected.

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  • Browning Tactical Shooting Range Kit

    Browning Tactical Shooting Range Kit

    R1,379

    This kit is designed for protection in a sports shooting environment, your ears are protected from high frequencies, voices and signals remain noticeable and you can protect your eyes.

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  • Caldwell E-MAX Low Profile Electronic Earmuffs with Shooting Glasses

    Caldwell E-MAX Low Profile Electronic Earmuffs with Shooting Glasses

    R1,379

    The Caldwell E-MAX Low Profile Electronic Earmuffs with Shooting Glasses is a handy accessory for avid shooters.

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  • Num’Axes CAS1034 Electronic Hearing Protection

    R1,529

    The Num’Axes CAS1034 Electronic Hearing Protection considerably reduces damaging noises but amplifies ambient sounds such as voices, animals, and foliage.

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  • Num’Axes CAS1047 Electronic Hearing Protection

    R579

    The Num’Axes Electronic Hearing Protection considerably reduces damaging noises. Dangerous sounds are reduced by 28 dB on average.

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  • Walker’s Firemax Muff Walkie Talkie Attachment

    R2,069

    This rechargeable FireMax Muff Walkie Talkie Attachment isustom designed to integrate onto the Walkers Firemax muffs. (Earmuffs Sold Separately)

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  • Walker’s Firemax Behind The Neck Ear Muff

    R4,509

    This rechargeable FireMax earmuff features a behind the neck design and cooling gel earpads for protection and comfort.

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  • Walker’s Silencer Ear Buds

    R5,979

    The Silencer Ear Buds have integrated Omni directional microphones and full dynamic range speakers that deliver a crisp clear sound.

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  • Walker’s Xcel 500BT Digital Electronic Muff

    R3,609

    The XCEL 500BT’s next-generation Sound-Activated Compression and variable Dynamic Sound Suppression automatically adjusts compression time according to noise level intensity and duration instead of using conventional “fixed-time” compression.

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  • Walker’s Razor Electronic Comm Muff With Bluetooth

    R2,719

    An integrated communication microphone allows for easy communication with others, while 4 hi-gain omnidirectional microphones pick up sounds 360 degrees around the shooter.

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  • Walker’s Razor Compact Electronic Muff

    R2,069

    The Razor Compact electronic ear muff is specifically designed to fit the smaller heads of youth and women shooters.

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  • Walker’s Razor Slim Passive Muff

    R879

    Ultra low profile ear cups with rubberized coating. Comfort headband with metal wire frame and compact folding design.

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  • Walker’s Low Profile Folding Muff

    R689

    Low profile folding earmuff with a contoured cup for maximum comfort. The soft padded headband and soft PVC ear pads mark for a comfortable fit on the range or anywhere you need compact hearing protection.

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  • Walker’s Razor FDE Headband Wrap

    R529

    Universal headband wrap fits all Walkers muffs as well as most other brands. Durable nylon fabric and cool mesh padding add all day comfort.

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  • Walker’s Razor Camo Headband Wrap With Hook & Loop

    R659

    Universal headband wrap fits all Walkers muffs as well as most other brands. Hook and loop secures patches to the wrap.

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  • Walker’s Muff Protective Case

    R599

    Razor EVA muff protective storage case.

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  • Walker’s Gel Ear Pad

    R869

    Designed as direct replacements for Razor and Xcel series ear protection, these gel-filled ear pads provide the ultimate in comfort for long days on the range or in the field.

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How to Choose Ear Protection for Shooting

Shooting is a fun and engaging activity, but it can be incredibly loud and damaging to your hearing. To prevent hearing loss or damage, it is essential to wear ear protection while shooting. In this article, we will discuss how to choose ear protection for shooting, including different types of ear protection, important factors to consider, and common mistakes to avoid.

Types of Ear Protection

There are two main types of ear protection: earplugs and earmuffs. Earplugs are small, disposable plugs that fit inside your ear canal, while earmuffs are larger, over-ear devices that cover your entire ear. Both types of ear protection offer excellent protection, but they have different advantages and disadvantages.

Earplugs

Earplugs are small, lightweight, and portable. They are easy to insert and remove, and they do not interfere with your shooting form or the fit of your glasses. However, earplugs can be challenging to insert correctly, and they may not fit properly in everyone's ears. They also tend to provide less protection than earmuffs.

Earmuffs

Earmuffs are larger and bulkier than earplugs, but they provide more significant protection. They are easier to put on and take off, and they do not require any special fitting. They also provide additional protection from impact and debris. However, earmuffs can be uncomfortable to wear for long periods, and they may interfere with your shooting form or the fit of your glasses.

Factors to Consider

When choosing ear protection for shooting, there are several important factors to consider.

Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)

The NRR is a measure of how effectively ear protection reduces noise. The higher the NRR, the more significant the noise reduction. For shooting, you should choose ear protection with an NRR of at least 25 dB.

Comfort

Comfort is essential when it comes to ear protection. If your ear protection is uncomfortable, you will be less likely to wear it consistently. Look for ear protection that fits well and feels comfortable, even when worn for extended periods.

Compatibility with Other Gear

If you wear glasses or other shooting accessories, make sure your ear protection is compatible with them. Earmuffs can interfere with the fit of glasses or hats, while earplugs may not fit correctly with ear-mounted accessories.

Durability

Ear protection can take a beating over time, so it's essential to choose a durable product that can withstand wear and tear. Look for ear protection that is made of high-quality materials and is designed to last.

Common Mistakes to Avoid

When choosing ear protection for shooting, there are a few common mistakes to avoid.

Using Inadequate Ear Protection

Using inadequate ear protection, such as foam earplugs, can put your hearing at risk. Make sure to choose ear protection with an NRR of at least 25 dB.

Not Wearing Ear Protection Consistently

Ear protection only works if you wear it consistently. Make sure to wear your ear protection every time you shoot, even if you're just shooting a few rounds.

Using Improper Fitting Ear Protection

Ear protection that does not fit properly can be uncomfortable, ineffective, and dangerous. Make sure to choose ear protection that fits well and is designed for your specific needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need ear protection if I'm only shooting a few rounds?

Yes, even a few rounds can cause permanent hearing damage. It's essential to wear ear protection every time you shoot, no matter how many rounds you fire.

Can I wear both earplugs and earmuffs for extra protection?

Yes, wearing both earplugs and earmuffs can provide additional protection. This is especially important if you are shooting in an indoor range, where the noise can be even louder.

Can I use regular headphones as ear protection?

No, regular headphones are not designed for ear protection and do not offer adequate noise reduction. You should always use ear protection specifically designed for shooting.

How often should I replace my ear protection?

It's a good idea to replace your ear protection regularly, especially if it shows signs of wear and tear. Earmuffs should be replaced every 5 years, while earplugs should be replaced after several uses.

Can I use ear protection for other activities besides shooting?

Yes, ear protection can be used for any activity that produces loud noise, such as hunting, concerts, or using power tools. It's essential to choose ear protection with an appropriate NRR for the specific activity.