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Have any of you found ear plugs that you really like. Ones that are washable and last a while. Maybe even have a cord between them. If you have anything like this, please let me know the name and where you got them. I think that I'm finally going to wear a set.

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I've been using a set of what used to be military issue plugs, they're orange and have a little tab to pull them out of the ear canal, they work great and have lasted for years. I've tried to find another set but I'm not having any luck.
They came in a little clear cylinder with a screw off lid and a chain connecting the two halfs of the cylinder


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i use the little orange foam ones with a plastic string between them... they give them free here at work... but you can buy them in a great big jug for a reasonable price... they work.....





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I've been using a set of what used to be military issue plugs, they're orange and have a little tab to pull them out of the ear canal, they work great and have lasted for years. I've tried to find another set but I'm not having any luck.
They came in a little clear cylinder with a screw off lid and a chain connecting the two halfs of the cylinder
Funny, that's what mine are from my Navy days only mine are blue.

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Hey Paco, thanks!

Do you think they have ones like those at the hardware store? Or, can you think of somewhere on the net to buy them in "bulk"?

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Hey Paco, thanks!

Do you think they have ones like those at the hardware store? Or, can you think of somewhere on the net to buy them in "bulk"?
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Thanks! Just put that in my favorites, and I'm going to order a few variations to figure out which ones I like best. I lost some hearing as a competitive shooter and my little supermoto is giving me a little bit of "ring", and I can't risk losing any more.

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Amazon.com: Howard Leight LL1 Laser Lite Earplugs no Cords (200 ct): PK Safety Supply


These are the most comfortable for my ears/helmet. The corded rubber ones were too painful to wear with my Shark Helmet as it fits my head very snug.
Very quiet, and comfortable.

YMMV.

200 pairs uncorded for under $20. Corded ones are 100 pairs for same price.

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go to any store like a cvs .. get 25 pair for 6 bucks..all style and shapes

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These are my favorites.

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Like Barton, we get them free at work. They are made of plastic not foam so they don't absorb any gunk. Just wipe 'em off once in a while.

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Funny, that's what mine are from my Navy days only mine are blue.
I think the color degignated the size, I got mine from friend who was doing work on subs up at Mare island.
Any idea where to get more of them? They work fantastic


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For some reason, I don't get these free at work. I'm guessing people might be offended if I was to wear them at work? But, some days I would kill for a pair.

Thanks, again, everyone for the help!

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IMHO ... the better option to ear plugs: Shure - Earphones

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1: Measure the distance between your ears, cut a small dowel to this length
2: Insert through ears,
3: glue a cotton ball on each end
4: enjoy your custom fit ear protection.

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then again quit washing your ears and in ~2 months the wax will fill up the ear canals and you won't have a problem....



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I think the color degignated the size, I got mine from friend who was doing work on subs up at Mare island.
Any idea where to get more of them? They work fantastic
Mare Island was where I took my MSF course. Cool.
My wife works up at the Navy base @ Great lakes, I can ask her to see if they can be had.

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I just get a few dozen of 3M disposable plugs from the drugs store. After a while they won't compress properly then its time to use a new pair.

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