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post #1 of 19 (permalink) Old 10-09-2017, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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Best earplugs to cut wind noise but still hear me SENA Bluetooth headset. Couple of us in my Vic riders group have Sena's so one takes the front and one takes the back to keep track of everyone and my Skull Screws ear plugs make it nearly impossible at highway speed to hear.







::Yes I know there's people that don't use Bluetooth in their helmets, I don't care I would like to hear from people that do and what ear plugs they use::




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I use a sena and use foam night time sleep ear plugs and I can hear my stereo just fine. by them at WalMart
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When I use ear plugs, I use radians, custom ear plugs
Radians Custom Molded Earplugs | Bass Pro Shops
When I use them with my Sena, the sound is mufflered and difficult to understand, so I only use them on long high speed trips. They work great for mowing the lawn

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I use a sena and use foam night time sleep ear plugs and I can hear my stereo just fine. by them at WalMart
We have some like that at the shop I didn't think they would do much but I'll grab some tomorrow and give them a try.

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When I use ear plugs, I use radians, custom ear plugs
Radians Custom Molded Earplugs | Bass Pro Shops
When I use them with my Sena, the sound is mufflered and difficult to understand, so I only use them on long high speed trips. They work great for mowing the lawn
My current skull screws are like that.

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check out your local mall. Maybe you can find a place that makes custom ear plugs. Or look on line you can find kits were you mix up your own silicon and form them to your ears

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They work great for mowing the lawn
I have to get me some of those...I'm tired of having to mow the lawn.
Vindex, Go to a safety supply store and grab one pair each of ear plugs that have under 30 db NRR and take each pair for a test ride. This is how I found my almost perfect ear plugs.
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I am a devout lover of the SENA SMH-10 system. I don't use ear plugs. Instead, I use reasonable quality ear buds of the "in the ear canal" style to deliver all the sound the SENA wants to send me which includes music, turn-by-turn directions from my GPS, intercom to my wife on her bike, and even phone calls which I can make/take at 80 mph cruising down gthe highway. I spend about $50 for reasonable quality in the ear canal type ear buds which save my hearing by blocking out much but not all of the road noise. I can hear emergency sirens and even hear cars as they are close to passing me. However, the decibel level of the road noise is not at the hearing damaging level and neither is the music/gps/intercom/phone. I could not imagine a better system.

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I have a few different ear plugs which I should have started wearing years ago. I wouldn't have the problems I do now.

My latest and greatest are from Costco. Two pairs custom made and I use them when I'm working with loud equipment. With them in I can't hear a damned thing so they are a bit too quiet on the bike. Costco has options for how much noise is reduced so I may go back and get some that don't cut off quite so much. In the mean time I'm using a much older custom pair that were meant for the high frequency noise of some wood working equipment. They don't fit quite as well as they used to but are fine for cutting down on most of the wind noise.

Did I mention I now wish I'd started using them decades ago? Sucks to not hear right.

PS. Some music stores also sell custom ear plugs that can be made for different levels.
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Musicians ear plugs have variable filters. You have the choice of custom or production musician plugs.

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I am a devout lover of the SENA SMH-10 system. I don't use ear plugs. Instead, I use reasonable quality ear buds of the "in the ear canal" style to deliver all the sound the SENA wants to send me which includes music, turn-by-turn directions from my GPS, intercom to my wife on her bike, and even phone calls which I can make/take at 80 mph cruising down gthe highway. I spend about $50 for reasonable quality in the ear canal type ear buds which save my hearing by blocking out much but not all of the road noise. I can hear emergency sirens and even hear cars as they are close to passing me. However, the decibel level of the road noise is not at the hearing damaging level and neither is the music/gps/intercom/phone. I could not imagine a better system.

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