GhostStryke Earpieces

posted on July 28, 2014
ghoststryke-500x266.jpg

I have to admit I was pretty wary of using digital plugs on a recent hunt with big-bore revolvers (.460 S&W Mag. and .500 S&W Mag.). In range sessions before the trip I had doubled up with foam plugs and electronic muffs, the report of the guns demanding every bit of their noise-dampening capabilities. But, GhostStryke earplugs were recommended to me so I decided to put them to the test.

Developed in partnership with SportEAR—an acclaimed maker of custom hearing aids and ear protection—GhostStrykes digitally perform two functions critical to hunters and shooters: They block out any noises above the 85-decibel level, and they amplify all the other “safe” sounds by up to six times. That means wearers should have no problems hearing range commands or advice from their hunting guide, and will also be protected from potentially harmful noise, such as the report of their guns.

GhostStrykes’ unobtrusive design keeps them from interfering with headgear, glasses or cheekweld, and they come with several sets of foam and silicon plugs to fit any ear. Volume knobs on both units allow for easy control, and the earpieces are powered by 10A zinc batteries—readily accessible and common to most hearing aids. Also included are open-ear soft tips—specifically for hearing enhancement, notprotection—SecurFit extenders in three sizes, a cleaning brush and a protective carrying case.

Although the cost represents an investment for most shooters, on my seven-day hunt they delivered on both their noise-canceling and amplification claims, convincing me that it is money well spent. MSRP: $499.

For more: GhostStryke,12397 S. 300 E., Suite 100, Draper UT 84020; (877) 557-4238; GhostStryke.com.

Latest

Horman Ar10takedown 3
Horman Ar10takedown 3

Building A Takedown Pistol In .308 Win.

With the large amount of components available for the AR-10 platform, along with a new trend of more compact AR pistols, constructing your own foldable, compact, takedown AR-10 pistol is possible.

Kahr Arms To Host Annual Rod of Iron Freedom Fest

Kahr Firearms Group is hosting this year’s “Rod of Iron Freedom Festival” at its Greeley, Penn., Kahr Headquarters facility.

Mossberg Maverick 88: Mossberg's Budget-Priced Pump Shotgun

The Maverick 88 is one of Mossberg's best known shotgun models and is currently available in 14 different versions.

The Men And Guns Of D-Day: 82nd Airborne Division

Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television "The Men And Guns Of D-Day" to learn more about the men of the 82nd Airborne Division, their stories and the firearms they used during "The Great Crusade."

MidwayUSA Grants $2.3 Million To Help Youth Shooting Teams

The MidwayUSA Foundation recently announced the payout of more than $2.23 million in cash grants to 612 youth shooting teams.

Review: Bond Arms Roughneck

The Roughneck derringer from Bond Arms is an entry-level option in 9 mm Luger, but don’t let that fool you, as the quality of its materials and craftsmanship rival those of the company’s top-end variants.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.