Switching to New Ear Plugs need suggestions

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Supper Grassy, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    What is everyone's favorite or "best ear plugs"
    I am looking at the howard leight laser lite or fusion and need help deciding
  2. jsslawncare

    jsslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,673

    I use AO's radio ear muff.
  3. Archsnuffy

    Archsnuffy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    I use the 3M push-in ear plugs - they have a stiff blue plastic part in the middle so you can take them in and out quickly and easily. With regular foam ear plugs you have the squeeze or roll them, then stick them in, them hold them with your finger for a while to get them to stay. The push-in style are much quicker!

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  4. JB1

    JB1 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,904

    i switched to the ear muffs, was having problems with plugs.
  5. LandFakers

    LandFakers LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 6,309

    I would never go back to plugs after I started wearing WorkTunes! Have you tried them before?
  6. C & T Landscaping

    C & T Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    Last edited: Jun 25, 2013
  7. jasonhc73

    jasonhc73 LawnSite Member
    Male, from WICHITA KS
    Messages: 43

    Those are very cool, but for $5 a pair of regular earmuffs work great for me. I just can't find a pair of eye pro to work with them yet.

    I put the regular 31db squishies in and I like them too. I don't like how dirty they get, but it's ok to not have ringing ears.
  8. Supper Grassy

    Supper Grassy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,582

    What muffs are you wearing
  9. Sprinkler Buddy

    Sprinkler Buddy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,185

  10. OakNut

    OakNut LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,104

    Perfect timing. I'm looking for new, GOOD corded ear plugs.

    Everything is garbage any more. I've had a pair of plugs for about the last 7 years that were easy to insert/remove, were comfy, and did a good job of blocking the noise. Then one day I lost them. They don't make them any more.

    I've tried three other kinds since and they are all crap. They are plugs found in the sporting goods section from various makers. They either don't fit, are hard to insert/remove quickly, or the stupid things fall off the string.

    Hopefully I can find some good suggestions here.

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