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Old 06-24-2010, 08:09 PM
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brake comparison

I got out and did some shooting today and tested 3 designs of muzzle brakes on my 338 Nawakwa (338 lapua imp) I was shooting 300g Sierra match kings with 100g of Retumbo. The first shot was with a standard brake the second brake is one of these

and the last brake is the same as the second but the ports are angled back here is the video
YouTube - comparing brake designs 338 nawakwa
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Old 07-02-2010, 11:32 AM
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Re: brake comparison

Do you have pics of the other brakes?
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:42 PM
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Re: brake comparison

I noticed you took aim through the scope but, then lifted your head up and out of the way on the first 2 brakes but, on the 3rd you held sight picture and didn't lift your head up and away. Was that because you weren't sure what the recoil was going to be like with the first two?
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Re: brake comparison

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I noticed you took aim through the scope but, then lifted your head up and out of the way on the first 2 brakes but, on the 3rd you held sight picture and didn't lift your head up and away. Was that because you weren't sure what the recoil was going to be like with the first two?
That is correct. When I start with a new project like this and am shooting a rifle scope I like to see how far the gun comes back before I get my face in the way. So the first 2 shots were easy to control so I kept my sight on the target for the 3rd shot.
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Do you have pics of the other brakes?
Here is a pic of the 3 different brakes in the test I took 2 photos and merged them together
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Re: brake comparison

Very nice! Who made the muzzle brakes?

Thanks for sharing.

Ed

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I'm not sure of dimensions, designs, or performance, but they have some similarities (except for ports and hole(s) configurations) with this ...


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Old 07-03-2010, 10:37 AM
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Re: brake comparison

Eric Wallace did.
He made all of the brakes he is posting about.
He is a good gunsmith too!!!
Yes, we have another good LR smith
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