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Sprinkler Buddy
10-24-2012, 05:11 PM
What do you guys like to use? I use the big ear-muffs. The ones that put a nice tan line by your ears. lol I have tried various plug ins but found none that I cared for. Please share a link if you have found something that really works and is comfortable to wear.

Schrock Lawns
10-24-2012, 05:27 PM
3m work tunes for 60 bucks at northern tool I have long hair so I don't get the tan lines lol
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10-24-2012, 05:42 PM
These are amazing, no more going insane all day.....lol


10-24-2012, 05:48 PM
I even bought a fm transmitter that I can plug my galaxy player into.....bad thing is it only transmits 300ft.

Blades Lawn Maintenance
10-24-2012, 08:51 PM
My iPod and ear buds

10-25-2012, 09:28 AM
i use the work tune head phones. picked them up at lowes. as for the tan lines i find that the ladies love them hahaha :cool2:

Clippers PLS
10-25-2012, 11:14 AM
work tunes that i got from lowes...love em

10-25-2012, 10:53 PM
I even bought a fm transmitter that I can plug my galaxy player into.....bad thing is it only transmits 300ft.

You have my attention....what is this transmitter you are talking about? I love my work tunes, couldn't live without them! I just wish they made them with bluetooth, so I could hear my phone ring!

10-25-2012, 11:11 PM
Here's what I got:

suprisingly transmits well for 5 bucks

this is what i would like to upgrade to with a 110 converter, i guess husqvarna makes a bluetooth set for like 400 bucks


10-25-2012, 11:16 PM
My iPod and ear buds

So what's the noise reduction rating on those?

10-25-2012, 11:21 PM
I use AO Safety re-usables.

10-26-2012, 07:23 AM
I have aosafety radio muffs...I done mow without them
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01-21-2013, 03:09 PM
So what's the noise reduction rating on those?

I've had some in the past with an NRR of 20 & 29.

01-21-2013, 03:10 PM
Anybody using anything with Bluetooth?

01-21-2013, 03:13 PM
I use work tunes when mowing, but during cleanups when I'm running the blowers all day on my back I use foam inserts and work tunes over them. Can still hear the music just enough and that's all I hear. I got tired of my ears ringing all night

01-21-2013, 03:32 PM
Have had the worktunes and didn't care for them at all. I've been using ear buds listening to Pandora. I am tired of the wire. Looking for something better and since I will be working alone this year wanted something with bluetooth so I can take calls from the office or the other truck.

01-21-2013, 05:35 PM
3m foam earplugs. they are comfortable and can be bought in a box of 200 pairs or more really cheap. i hate wearing ear muff type pressing against my ears and especially when it's hot outside like 100 degrees.

01-21-2013, 09:12 PM
3M ear muffs for me!

01-22-2013, 11:34 AM
Disposable foam earplugs here. I prefer Quiet! Please by Flents...can get them at many drug stores in boxes of 25 pairs for ~$8. Though, they've been harder to find in the last couple of years. I might start ordering them online in bottles of 50 pairs:


Depending upon how dirty they become, I can usually get 3-5 days out of each pair before tossing them out.