Hearing Protection: We Check Out Four Electronic Muffs and Buds

Tested side by side at the range are the ISOtunes Sport Caliber Earbuds, $200; the Axil GS Extreme 2.0 Earbuds, $130; Axil Trackr Earmuffs, $65; and the Peltor Sport Tactical 100 Earmuffs, $60.


Gun Tests Reader John suggested a while back that we take a look at ear protection because he had an awful experience with a well-known electronic earmuff brand. Firearms produce sounds, sometimes very loud sounds that can permanently damage your hearing. How many times have you had to endure a buffeting muzzle device on the rifle in the next lane? Having the right shooting accessories can make a day at the range more enjoyable as well as protect your hearing.

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