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#1 Min

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 03:31 PM

Any recommendations for a brand of hearing protectors that work well? I currently use foam earplugs plus a pair of basic hearing protectors while spraying glazes but they still allow a lot of noise through. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 04:57 PM

I use the ones they sell at your local Ace Hardware for blocking out the noise of lawn care stuff like leaf blowers, large mowers. They work very well.


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Posted 05 November 2013 - 03:19 PM

Any recommendations for a brand of hearing protectors that work well? I currently use foam earplugs plus a pair of basic hearing protectors while spraying glazes but they still allow a lot of noise through. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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??? Are you sure you don't need a new air compressor?

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 04:08 PM

 

Any recommendations for a brand of hearing protectors that work well? I currently use foam earplugs plus a pair of basic hearing protectors while spraying glazes but they still allow a lot of noise through. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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??? Are you sure you don't need a new air compressor?

 

 

Compressor is great, it's in another room with an air-hose coming in to where I spray, it's a massive 5' tall one, only comes on about once an hour. The noise is coming mostly from the fan, and a little from the water (I use a waterfall spraybooth)



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 05:44 PM

Peltor/3M are nice.  I own these and wear them yard work (mowing.weed eater, etc)  http://www.envirosaf...muffs-h10a.html  



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Posted 05 November 2013 - 11:35 PM

Thanks Chris and S;Dean, I'll try and find a pair of those Peltor/3M ones, they look much better than the clunky old ones I'm currently using. 

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:15 AM

Smart to protect your ears, and your eyes. take it from one who hadn't heard the wind in 20 yrs, until I got hearing aids. Loss of hearing sneaks up on you, and you never know what you are missing. the only tells in the early stages are a little louder volume on devices. Later you may ask for repeats, or you find that sentences don't seem to go together right.  Protect your ears and eyes.


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Posted 06 November 2013 - 12:23 AM

Peltor/3m makes a good earmuff- I own a few pairs-do some looking at the sound levels they muffel-there is a rating system-comfort is also a big factor .

also many can be had at amazon


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Posted 07 November 2013 - 12:39 AM

Peltor/3m makes a good earmuff- I own a few pairs-do some looking at the sound levels they muffel-there is a rating system-comfort is also a big factor .

also many can be had at amazon

 

Thanks Mark, I ordered a pair from the Canadian Amazon. Hopefully they won't make my head feel like it's in a C clamp, none of the local places had the ones I ordered in stock.






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