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March 2, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


hearing protection

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3M WorkTunes Connect Hearing Protection Review

3M WorkTunes Connect Hearing Protection Review

3M WorkTunes Connect hearing protectors are incredibly popular thanks to their built-in audio connection and certified 24dB noise reduction rating. Popularity is one thing, but I wanted to see how well they work. Pros Single-button controls for playback and calls Less expensive than most Bluetooth hearing protection Plenty of vertical adjustment for the earpieces Decent […]

Milwaukee Banded Ear Plugs

Milwaukee Banded Ear Plugs | Foam and Flanged Tips

Banded Ear Plugs Protect with All-Day Comfort in Mind Many times it seems obvious when you need hearing protection—like when you’re at the gun range. Other times, the need for hearing protection sneaks up on you—like when you work just a bit too long and the noise levels are only slightly above the limits. When […]

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isoTUNES Xtra battery runtime

ISOtunes Xtra Bluetooth Headphones Review

If you’re anything like me, listening to music helps motivate you and makes the time seem to go by faster. Not every job lets you rock out with the tunes—but when you can, it’s nice to have a solution that holds up. I mean, the workplace can be a really noisy place. The ISOtunes Xtra […]

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Stihl Dynamic BT

Stihl Dynamic BT Ear Protection Review

Stihl Dynamic BT Ear Protection Adds Music Streaming To Ear Protection Hearing protection is definitely important when working around loud equipment, but does it always have to be boring? Why settle for listening to a reduced-volume version of your tired, old mower or string trimmer when you can pipe some sweet tunes straight into your […]

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Etymotic EB15 LE Electronic Earplugs: High Tech PPE

Etymotic EB15-LE Electronic Earplugs: High Tech PPE

In my ongoing search for the best hearing protection, I got my hands on the Etymotic EB15-LE electronic earplugs. What’s the LE? That stands for Law Enforcement. These earplugs were first and foremost designed for our men and women in blue. As you can guess, that means there’s a degree of protection against gunfire. But […]

DeWalt Hearing Protection Feature

Understanding Hearing Protection with DeWalt

My grandfather was an airplane mechanic in the Pacific during WWII. He had a long career in the power industry as a machinist after that. Listening to all the stories he would tell of the airplanes, battles, and the kind of work that a man’s man does, he did have one regret – not taking […]