Quality, ballistic-rated eye and ear protection for all-day shooting.
The personal protective equipment (PPE) you wear while shooting matters more than any other equipment. Make sure you're protecting your eyes and hearing. Wear appropriately-rated ballistic protection. We're partnered with GLOCK, Walker's, and other top PPE producers to ensure you have the right level of protection against hearing damage and ricochets.
For reference, even the "quiet" .22 LR produces at least 140 dB (decibels) of noise. And if you just finished building an AR-15 chambered in 5.56 or .223, you can expect volume your shots to report up to 165 dB of volume. That's enough to cause immediate pain. Put simply, you must wear appropriate safety gear if you want to protect your hearing.
Those fancy acronyms ("Z87", "MIL-PRF") represent official ballistic protection ratings that shooting safety glasses need to provide at the range. Those safety ratings ensure you're protected against ricochets and possible range debris, which can otherwise be lethal. Don't think it could happen to you? Check out one lucky shooter who was saved from a .50 BMG ricochet by his protective gear.
We offer ballistic glasses with both ratings and various lens colors to accommodate all shooters in all environments. Clay shooting outside? Grab some yellow or purple lenses, depending on sunlight. Shooting inside, in an urban setting, or during low light? Check out the high-contrast red, brown and blue lenses, suited for high clarity when you're hunting for a good sight picture with little color and light.
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