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Ear Plugs (revisited)

Postby nexus » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:02 am

I've read the old threads. Looking for current opinions.

Yesterday I stuffed a landing and slapped the water pretty good. I got lucky and didnt blow an ear but it hurt, and i actually wondered if I might be bleeding out of my ear (I wasn't).

It's time to buy some custom plugs. From what I can tell surfplugs and westone seem to be the ones to get.

I was wondering what general current opinion here might be about the two? Any specific reason to choose one over the other?
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Re: Ear Plugs (revisited)

Postby Yoda » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:44 am

Did you see this thread? Some of the posts on the bottom of page 1 and all of page 2 are relatively recent...
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=9299&hilit=plugs
The Barracuda plugs seem to be highly recommended.;-)
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Re: Ear Plugs (revisited)

Postby ozchrisb » Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:41 pm

Barracuda all the way for me. I went back to Sports Basement an bought two more pairs. At $4 a pair I can have plenty of spares floating around in the car. I still forget to put them in sometimes, not sure how to fix my aging brain into remembering them.
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Re: Ear Plugs (revisited)

Postby Loscocco » Thu Aug 15, 2013 11:22 pm

ear muffs like this will solve the problem

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Re: Ear Plugs (revisited)

Postby Aloha » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:28 am

I am not sure how they'd fair in a water impact situation but I use these: http://www.cedarpc.com/cgi-bin/commerce ... Qgod5WEAzw

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Ear Plugs (revisited)

Postby sc-surfer » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:58 am

I've got Doc's and am happy with them....when I actually wear them... :-)


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