While hunting or going to the shooting range are great ways to spend your free time, it’s really important to make sure you have the proper protective gear. Don’t overlook how essential having the best electronic ear plugs for shooting is! We researched different styles and brands to put together these shooting ear protection reviews. Before we get started, let’s take a look at some of the features you need to know about before you start shopping.
Size: Most of these headphones are sized for adults. Some have really cool ear tips that easily adjust to fit a variety of ears while other include multiple sized tips for you to use to get the perfect fit.
Weight: Obviously, you don’t want a heavy pair of ear plugs. They should be as lightweight and comfortable as possible so you are more likely to leave them in. If they’re comfortable enough, you might even forget you’re wearing them.
Accessories Included: Accessories? For ear plugs? Yes! Believe it or not, you can find a lot of goodies that come along with some of these products. Everything from travel and storage cases to cleaning tools to lanyards.
Noise Reduction Rating: Noise reduction rating, or NRR, tells you just how effective a pair of ear plugs are against different noise levels. The higher the number, the more protection they offer. Note: for indoor shooting, try for an NRR of at least 28.
Batteries Required: Some of these required batteries to work effectively. The good news is, most of the ones that require batteries actually include them when you buy so that’s one less thing you have to worry about.
Color: What color your earplugs are has absolutely no effect on how well they work. But getting a different color can come in handy. Plus, it gives you a way to stand out. Some of these ear plugs come in yellow, blue, and even pink!
Now that we know a little more about the key features for these ear plugs, let’s get going right into our reviews. Here’s how it works. The top 2 items on our list are the top and budget picks. If you’re short on time, this is a great place to start! After that, stick around for the rest of the great products we found to get a bigger picture of what’s out there. Are you ready? Great! Let’s jump right in.