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Old 11-05-2020, 10:26 AM   #1
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Had an older one. It broke. Offered 40% off but not sure if I want to buy again. Anyone have one of the newer ones? Do you like it?


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Old 11-05-2020, 10:34 AM   #2
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I have the walker razors and I love them. Beat them to hell and back and theyíre all (I have three pairs) still going strong. I also have the walker silencer 2.0 game ears and aside from having to change the battery theyíre also great.

Donít know if that helps.


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Old 11-05-2020, 10:36 AM   #3
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I have one that is 4 or 5 years old. It is the ear muff type. I love it and my wife loves hers as well. I did buy one of the small ones that fit like hearing aids. It was worthless.
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Old 11-05-2020, 10:46 AM   #4
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Ya that helps. I had the hearing aid and liked the concept but it sucked. Bought to pairs of Howard Leight muffs, but I’d like something smaller. I shoot a 300winmag with boss and it is loud. Don’t want plugs and don’t really like wearing muffs all the time.
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Old 11-05-2020, 10:59 AM   #5
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So do they help enhance your hearing in the woods or are they more like ear plugs? I need something that acts like a hearing aid due to loss of hearing. Its hard for me to hear anything coming through the woods
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Old 11-05-2020, 11:22 AM   #6
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Depends on which product. The one that looks like a hearing aid does exactly that. I use my ears a lot and I didn't like wearing plugs for that particular rifle because I felt I lost that skill. I did't use it for my bow or my other rifles, but I could see how it would be useful.
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Old 11-05-2020, 11:23 AM   #7
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I have the walker razors and I love them. Beat them to hell and back and theyíre all (I have three pairs) still going strong. I also have the walker silencer 2.0 game ears and aside from having to change the battery theyíre also great.

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Agree! Also have 3 pairs.
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Old 11-05-2020, 11:26 AM   #8
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Sams Club had them few weeks back for $30 bucks. I bought a pair they're the older non bluetooth style.
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Old 11-05-2020, 11:35 AM   #9
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I bought the silencers a few months ago and have been very impressed. They work great


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Old 11-05-2020, 11:55 AM   #10
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Just for comparison, my silencers not only enhance sound around me, when I benchrest my APR 6.5 PRC with a break (it sounds like a dang cannon!) they suppress the percussion perfectly. You just have to make sure to use the appropriate size ear pieces and allow them to properly seat inside the ear canal.


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Old 11-05-2020, 12:08 PM   #11
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Old 11-05-2020, 01:55 PM   #12
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Just bought some Walkers for around $120 if I remember right. You do have to use hearing aid batteries, they are not rechargeable.
I bought them because the 458 socom was blowing my ears out shooting in the brush and under the trees at hogs. The enhancement is great for my left ear which really can tell they are on. My right ear can't tell much difference but when you shoot, the blast is blocked out and wonderful. Like anything they feel awkward at first but after a half hour I kind of forget they were there. I like them a lot, makes my hunting experience much better!
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Old 11-05-2020, 04:17 PM   #13
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I shoot a 300winmag with boss and it is loud.
That's an understatement. I hate mine.
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Old 11-05-2020, 07:10 PM   #14
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I have both Walker Razor and the Howard Leight sound amplification hearing protection muffs. I like the Howard Leight a lot better because it preserves sound direction whereas the Walker Razor sounds like mono vs stereo.

I tried a buddy's Walker Razor neck band and the sound amplification sucks compared to the muffs. It barely gets you back to normal hearing levels whereas the muffs allow you to pick up squirrels at 100 yards.

I'm curious about the earbuds and wonder if they perform better than the neck bands.
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Old 11-05-2020, 07:15 PM   #15
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Do you have any firsthand experience with these? I saw them on FB and I'm intrigued but skeptical given my past experience with the Walker Razor neckband.

How do they compare vs the Howard Leight sound amplification ear muffs?
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Old 11-05-2020, 07:47 PM   #16
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I have the older individual hearing aid style that used to be Sport Ears. I have had them for a little over 7 years and love them. Can’t compare them to the Howard Leight as I have never used them, but I like them better than the Walker muffs purely on comfort. Sound seems better and the noise canceling is great.
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Old 11-05-2020, 07:59 PM   #17
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I have the older individual hearing aid style that used to be Sport Ears. I have had them for a little over 7 years and love them. Canít compare them to the Howard Leight as I have never used them, but I like them better than the Walker muffs purely on comfort. Sound seems better and the noise canceling is great.
Nice I'll give them a shot.

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Old 11-05-2020, 09:00 PM   #18
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Do you have any firsthand experience with these? I saw them on FB and I'm intrigued but skeptical given my past experience with the Walker Razor neckband.

How do they compare vs the Howard Leight sound amplification ear muffs?
I have not used them, but two friends bought them and returned them after one trip. Feedback was terrible and didnít reduce noise adequately.
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Old 11-05-2020, 09:52 PM   #19
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Be careful with the razor neckband unit. The foam plug became separated from the plastic base while it was inside my ear. It was way deep in there and had a terrible feeling as I could feel it going deeper into my ear canal. I had to go to the ER to get removed. Those foam caps are garbage and can separate from the plastic tip. You have been warned
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Old 11-06-2020, 12:51 AM   #20
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That's an understatement. I hate mine.
Ya, itís not forgiving if you forgot to wear plugs.
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Old 11-06-2020, 09:07 AM   #21
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I have 2 in the ear Walkers, wear them all hunting season and they work great. I have the HD versions. Allows me to hear distant elk bugles and talk via whisper with my spouse while hunting together. They have lots of adjustment to them for sound and work fine when rifle hunting cutting the muzzle blast. I can get a few days out of each battery with all day use.
I wear 2 as wearing one makes it hard to determine where a sound is coming from.
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Old 11-15-2020, 08:47 AM   #22
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I have a pair of Walker Razers that work well expect I can’t tell what direction the sound comes from. If can hear a buck grunt or a distant shot and have no clue where it came from. Anyone have success with electronic hearing protection and allows you to tell the direction of sounds ?
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Old 11-15-2020, 09:09 AM   #23
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I have a pair of Walker Razers that work well expect I canít tell what direction the sound comes from. If can hear a buck grunt or a distant shot and have no clue where it came from. Anyone have success with electronic hearing protection and allows you to tell the direction of sounds ?
Nothing can do that. Any sound goes to a microphone which is then piped into a internal speaker.

I was actually thinking about this over the past week. It's amazing how God created us to not only hear a sound, but perceive the direction and judge distance in a matter of seconds.

If a mechanical device existed that could do that, you would have to spend so much money on it, you wouldn't buy it lol.
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