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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 02-05-2013, 08:49 AM
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Got my Howard Leight electronic ear muffs in. Found out that I can plug an iPod into these bad boys and jam out while shooting.
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I've got a set of these for riding, work well for shooting too
in ear protection is nice if you're wearing a helmet or baclava but ear bud style things hurt my inner ear so much that i suck it up for overhead muffs.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:11 AM
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:16 AM
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How much ken? I've been looking for some electronic ears.
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:31 AM
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Ken have you had a chance to try the ears out yet? I am looking for your personal experience with the clipping technology versus compression. A review on Ingo said its worth the extra $20 to upgrade to a noise compression pair.

Also, what are peoples thoughts between piston and DI? The current supply pinch has let me go deeper into the subject. However, the more I research, the less clear it becomes. What I've basically gathered is it doesn't really matter as long as they're kept clean. (same with chrome-lining unless you're putting lots of rapid fire events together).
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Ken have you had a chance to try the ears out yet? I am looking for your personal experience with the clipping technology versus compression. A review on Ingo said its worth the extra $20 to upgrade to a noise compression pair.

Also, what are peoples thoughts between piston and DI? The current supply pinch has let me go deeper into the subject. However, the more I research, the less clear it becomes. What I've basically gathered is it doesn't really matter as long as they're kept clean. (same with chrome-lining unless you're putting lots of rapid fire events together).
Okay lot's of things to cover here. I have tried the ears out, they are pretty awesome, trippy at first but once you find the sweet spot on the volume they're perfect. they'll amplify voices and ambient noise so that you can hear things that you need to but they'll immediately block out anything over 86db. it's funny because you don't think that they're working when you have them turned on but when you turn them off they work like normal compression muffs, and when you take them off it's like being assaulted with a megaphone. i have a set of howard leights that are regular muffs and then the impact sports. i say spend the extra money, totally worth it.

now as for piston vs. gas impingement. this is like the glock vs. 1911 story. they both work normal under normal operating conditions. if you're experienced with DI guns then you'll most likely know how and why they have malfunctions. I personally think that piston driven guns are really neat, but totally unnecessary. I'll find the link, but this company has a loaner AR15 called "filthy 14" and has had 10's of thousands of rounds through it without ever being cleaned, they just douche it in slip2000 and put it away. and the only malfunctions to date were a broken bolt key and ejector. piston is nice because it doesnt blow gas straight into the BCG, however, DI is the way they're designed and have been proven time and time again to be reliable, all these stories of dudes with malfunction ARs have these problems because they're shooting sh!tty fcuking WOLF ammo out of a hobby grade (read: DPMS) rifle that wasn't made for military abuse.

tl:dr don't buy gas piston if you don't want to be laughed at buy gun fighters and operators, save the money and buy a real AR
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Muffs: what were your surroundings (other shooters firing many rounds)? When I say compression I mean the other electronic technology. The clipping models should be fine as long as its not a busy and crowded indoor range. They'd keep switching to passive mode and sound choppy. Here's the main review I saw: http://ingunowners.com/forums/ingo_r...ny_budget.html


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Absolutely amazing performance. I think you've settled it. For reference the models I was considering were sig m400, colt le69XX, sig 556, and ruger Sr556.
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Muffs: what were your surroundings (other shooters firing many rounds)? When I say compression I mean the other electronic technology. The clipping models should be fine as long as its not a busy and crowded indoor range. They'd keep switching to passive mode and sound choppy. Here's the main review I saw: http://ingunowners.com/forums/ingo_r...ny_budget.html




Absolutely amazing performance. I think you've settled it. For reference the models I was considering were sig m400, colt le69XX, sig 556, and ruger Sr556.
I've personally used a Colt 6940 for a couple 1000 rounds and can say that it's a very well put together machine.

i was the only person on the range, it was indoors so it was pretty echo prone in there, and the heater and circulation fans were on. I don't know why the person in that review hated the Leights so much but i can say that they are more than sufficient and if the clipping bothers you, just turn them off if there's lots of other shooters around you, under rapid fire indoors i was still able to pick up ambient noises between shots and reloads and it didn't take too long for the amplification to come back, they fit my head fine, i don't even have mine adjusted all the way down when i use them, their slim profile is really nice too. I'm not going to say they're the best, obviously there are better more expensive models with superior clipping algorithms but for under 50 bucks, you'd be dumb not to try these first.
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Got my Howard Leight electronic ear muffs in. Found out that I can plug an iPod into these bad boys and jam out while shooting.
just curious as to what happens if the batteries go dead while you are in the middle of shooting? I had a set of those but not electronic and found them to not be that great at the indoor range...so I got these delivered today

Peltor ultimate 10...has a NRR of 30 which is the highest I have seen and they were only 20 bucks...can't wait to try them out at the range


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just curious as to what happens if the batteries go dead while you are in the middle of shooting? I had a set of those but not electronic and found them to not be that great at the indoor range...so I got these delivered today

Peltor ultimate 10...has a NRR of 30 which is the highest I have seen and they were only 20 bucks...can't wait to try them out at the range


they work like normal earmuffs when the batteries die. they have an NRR of 22, they work pretty well in the off position actually.
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probably not....I don't have a rifle so I am not concerned with that. This is mainly for indoor ranges where it is REALLY loud and I would like to keep my hearing
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probably not....I don't have a rifle so I am not concerned with that. This is mainly for indoor ranges where it is REALLY loud and I would like to keep my hearing
If you lose your hearing then you won't need them...
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Just found this at the gas station (wtf?) when I got gas. Their first issue and that is my favorite type of gun, the old military rifles. Will post review later, was pricey though $10.
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someone has a 1911 and wheel gun fetish I am itching to get out to the range, but just like anyone else who didn't have enough money to hoard up all the ammo in december I can't find anything.

When I went to my LGS to have sights installed on my glock they had gotten in a shipment of ammo, literally everything EXCEPT .40 S&W.
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