Originally Posted by Art Vandelay
What would your recommend to protect the ears, then? I've heard some horror stories about burst ear drums from airsoft accidents.
You can try these:
A friend of my uses them. He never had any issues.
As other people mentioned, headsets and such will protect the inner ear. Wear a boonie also helps alittle.
Worse comes to worse get shooting earplugs, like
They do allow sound to get in, but slightly quieter.
As for your last exclaimation, yes it can happen. Especially during close range confrontations like in CQB. That's why I prefer not to roll up my sleeves. in those situations.