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Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

 
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Old 11-26-2009, 02:08 PM
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Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

I was curious if you sight in and practice on the range with your brake on and say when you go hunting you take it off. Would it change your point of impact? I know the bullet never touches the brake but still does it change anything?
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Old 11-26-2009, 02:22 PM
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Re: Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

It could change the POI and likely would, due to the loss of weight on the end of the barrel. You could have a thread protector made the same weight as the muzzle brake and then with that screwed on the end of the barrel the rifle might hit to same POI.

You'd have to shoot the rifle with the brake, and without the brake, to get your answer and be certain about it.
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Old 11-26-2009, 02:29 PM
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Re: Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

Im kinda scared to try... Its a 7 pound 300RUM with scope...
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Re: Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

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Im kinda scared to try... Its a 7 pound 300RUM with scope...
It that case just leave it on and invest in some quality muffs.
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Old 11-26-2009, 09:08 PM
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Re: Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

it changed mine ALOT.. i had a 24" heavy AR threaded for a suppressor, for fun i threw on a 3 gill armalite brake, it threy me off by well over 1.5 ft at 200y
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Old 11-27-2009, 11:51 PM
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Re: Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

Why would you do that any way?????????
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Old 11-28-2009, 06:28 PM
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Re: Muzzlebrake On/Off Point of Impact?

My comp gun last year printed 1.5 moa right and .5 moa high without the brake at 1K. Same gun this year, new BBL....no change.


Go figure!!!
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