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Old 01-16-2014, 04:31 PM
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Default Re: Ear Protection

Originally Posted by TWerner View Post
I think the differences between these various "music" ear plugs is negligible until you get a custom set. We have 3 or 4 types and they seem similar in efficacy.

My suggestion, Marco, is that you try playing 2-3 hours in that band rehearsal room wearing 29db shooting ear muffs and see if you get a head ache. If you don't, then I suggest home made sound absorbing panels and custom ear plugs, or just add 21db ear muff to the earasers.

I made rock wool core panels for my son's practice room, and the difference is amazing in how much less painful the sound is. ( )
I do keep a pair of shooters ear muffs at the practice space. I use them often, no headaches from them.
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