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Unread 11-09-2010, 09:08 PM
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Re: Muzzle brakes

any of them works and are good they will make a 300 mag fun to shoot.
so go with the cheapest one you can get installed.
but you do not want one with holes in the bottom.
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Unread 11-09-2010, 09:53 PM
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Re: Muzzle brakes

For a timed brake I use, install and highly recommend the Muscle Brake. I've put them on anything from a .204 Ruger up to my 338 - 408 Chey-Tac. They are the best for reducing recoil. In a 300 Win Mag or 7mm Mag Sendero it would be like shooting a sporter .243 Win.
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Unread 11-09-2010, 10:04 PM
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Re: Muzzle brakes

the APS slim PK or the holland brake are very good
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Unread 11-10-2010, 10:49 AM
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Re: Muzzle brakes

I have a 3 port Muscle brake on my 338 Ultra mag and it kicks less than my .308 It is enjoyable to shoot now.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 08:52 PM
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Re: Muzzle brakes

The rule of thumb. For maximun braking it comes down to size/surface area. The more surface area the better the braking action. Brakes that are properly engineered can reduce recoil to allow for a pain free day of shooting & accurate shooting. Multi chambered brakes are what you want to look for. Stay away from so called brakes that look like someone took a drill bit a drilled a lot of holes, these are better known as compensators and do little for recoil but help in muzzle rise. The best brakes on the market are the v-block brakes. They are designed around the barrett 50 cal. The Armalite AR30 has the best brake on the market for all Magnum calibers like the 300win mag & 338 lapua. With the 308 and 30-06 Ben Cooley Maxi. One of the newest is called the Big Chubby by All of these brakes come with various thread patterns and should be purchased before you thread your barrel so it can be turned to properly index the brake without the need of a indexing nut for a clean look.

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Unread 10-24-2011, 09:47 PM
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Re: Muzzle brakes

Originally Posted by Lonestar View Post
How much dose a muzzel brake realy help will it make a 7 mm or a 300 win enjoyable to shoot not just for hunting but also for on the bench also what about recoil pads
A good combination of both will make your shooting a lot more pleasurable.

Most people can tolerate shooting just about anything for three shots but if you are shooting 20, 30, 50 etc in an outing even the 7mm Mag and 300WM can start to wear you down.
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Unread 10-24-2011, 10:40 PM
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Re: Muzzle brakes

Originally Posted by ewallace View Post
brakes work better than porting

10 year old shooting with a brake and a hand gun 330 dakota

Man with rifle shooting with out a brake 330 dakota
I love the defensive edge brakes.
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