We spend so much time practicing with safety gear that it’s easy to forget we don’t have it with us all the time; almost certainly not if guns are being used for self-defense. Zero of Spartan Tactical and Funker Tactical has a few tricks to share regarding improvised ear pro.
I’ve heard some people like to keep a set of earmuffs or plugs in their nightstand, which seems reasonable, especially if your nightstand gun is something super-loud like a .357 Magnum or 10mm Auto.
I’ve heard other people like to try shooting without ear protection so that they know what it’s like
to live with tinnitus handle themselves if they ever have to shoot without ear pro. These people are important to society because without them, the Fail Blog would not exist, and the world would be a sadder place.