Hearing Protection (again)

I've been looking for something better since I've had two pairs snap within the last 6 months. I did a little research (this topic is almost as popular as wood questions here) and found several recommendations for the Peltor brand. Two weeks later, I finally took delivery of both the H9A and H10 models. The comfort of the H9a isn't too much better than the ones I had from Lowes, but the H10 is quite comfortable. I only removed them once while working in the shop.
For less than $20, they're well worth consideration, even if you're looking at electronic ones that dampen loud noises.
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Puckdropper wrote:

I use Peltor Bullseye Shotgunner ear muffs. They're low-profile and lightweight and I find them real comfortable. They also fold up into a compact little bundle that keeps sawdust out of the ear cups and is easy to toss into a tool bag if need be. I can even push them up onto my head for awhile when no power tools are running and they're right there when I need them. I have some big heavy-duty muffs made by Howard Leight, they're practically armor-plated, but I don't find them as comfortable and they don't fold up. IMO hearing protection that is especially convenient is more likely to be used, and the Peltors answer that description.
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On Jun 20, 1:20 am, Puckdropper <puckdropper(at)yahoo(dot)com> wrote:

I never liked the overear muffs - it's a comfort thing. I like the foam plugs with a headband. Smaller, lighter, higher NRC. Some people don't like things in their ears, but it doesn't take long to get used to them and they hang around your neck when not in use. You forget they're there until you need them.
http://earplugstore.stores.yahoo.net/earbanfromho.html
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