3M Peltor H10A Ear Muff

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The Peltor H10A, also called the Optime 105, offers comfortable, adjustable, and serious noise reduction. Put these on and you will be amazed at how much noise reduction these earmuffs provide. In addition, the ear pieces are very soft and extremely comfortable. Wear them to be near any loud machinery or mowing your lawn and your ears will thank you. They are consistently the most comfortable on the market and let's face it, if it isn't comfortable, it won't get worn. Well padded and insulated, nice for cold weather. Although the earmuff is a bit snug (some pressure against the side of your head), resist the urge to spread the earmuffs apart, since it will decrease the excellent sound deadening ability of the product. Buy these for extreme protection, but for normal needs (general shop use, loud lawn mowers, etc) the Peltor H9A or Peltor H7A are going to be more comfortable and you may wear them longer. Remember, hearing loss is cumulative, and over time exposure to high dB noise producers (routers, table and miter saws, sanders, nailers, etc) adds up. Once any percentage of hearing loss happens, it is gone forever. It may be tempting to say to yourself that you are only going to make two or three cuts on the table saw, etc and 'to heck' with the ear protection; don't do it! Excellent for high powered chipper shredders or high pitched gas powered weed whackers. However when you are working near a roadway, you must be aware of your surroundings, since you are basically deaf when wearing the Peltor H10A. You may have considered noise cancellation type headphones, but percussive, impact-type noises of a non-repeating nature are not handled well. Noise cancellation headphones work best with low-pitched steady-state noises, such as on an airplane. NRR-30 Sold by the pair.

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1.50 LBS
7.00 (in)
7.00 (in)
10.00 (in)
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4 Reviews

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Sriram on Aug 25th 2014

    The earmuffs are really good and they were delivered in time.

  • 5
    ear muffs

    Posted by k holm on Apr 25th 2014

    They are very comfortable. Best of all, they do a great job of reducing the noise level in my shop from my planer and table saw.

  • 4
    good and quiet

    Posted by bshell on Aug 22nd 2013

    I bought an identical pair for about $15 more at my local hardware store so I wish I had checked the web first. I got this pair to go in my truck so I'm never left without. These are very comfortable and SUPER quiet. I really like quiet when I'm working with loud tools and I want to preserve my hearing for as long as possible so I put them on EVERY time I work w/ something loud because loss is cumulative.I wish the parts that contacted the head were more durable. They are fairly thin, flexible plastic (just like every other brand I looked at) and would likely not take any abuse... Not sure if the ear pads are available as replacements either, which would be acceptable I suppose. These have flexible steel wires that cross your head to hold the ear pieces in place whereas my last pair was plastic .... and you guessed it, that's where they snapped off after about a year. ...Side note to manufacturers of EVERYTHING...I want to buy durable/serviceable items and I'm willing to pay more. This disposable approach to nearly everything sold has got to stop. Smart people want quality and know that it is cheaper in the long run in addition to a more pleasant user experience overall.

  • 5
    ear muffs

    Posted by m flint on Aug 22nd 2013

    i needed these to use at range to protect my ears from noise from shooting

    fit well

    could be a bit more adjustable