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if we fired our weapons in our homes..would ears be damaged permanently?

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by boomchakabowwow, Dec 15, 2010.

  1. i know in home defense, safety and survival is paramount. but discharging a handgun (or any firearm) indoors must be absolutely brutal on our ears. permanent damage? i already suffer from constant ringing..(motorcycles, and guns all my life).

    anyone have to do it before?
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    There are people who've lost some degree of hearing from firing in close quarters in self-defense.

    But if they hadn't fired, and allowed themselves to be murdered while they hesitated because they were worried about hearing damage, how much would they hear in the grave?

    To draw in collected experiences, you'll need to post the same question in "Tactics and Training."