close
Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics

Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics Applied Ballistics

Reply

Make a muzzle brake

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Unread 11-05-2006, 02:57 AM
Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Florence Italy
Posts: 59
Make a muzzle brake

Someone knows if there is a manual for calculating and make a muzzle brake?

Lorenzo
Reply With Quote
  •   #2  
    Unread 11-05-2006, 05:32 AM
    Platinum Member
     
    Join Date: Jul 2004
    Location: SW MO
    Posts: 1,314
    Re: Make a muzzle brake

    That sounds like something that should only be done by a qualified gunsmith.
    __________________
    The critters have to win every time, I only have to win once.

    NRA Life Member
    Reply With Quote

      #3  
    Unread 11-05-2006, 06:38 AM
    Silver Member
     
    Join Date: Aug 2005
    Location: Houston,Mo
    Posts: 178
    Re: Make a muzzle brake

    [ QUOTE ]
    Someone knows if there is a manual for calculating and make a muzzle brake?


    [/ QUOTE ]
    i have made a few from pictures on the net and they all worked well but i can tell you unless you have lots of spare time buy one i just wanted to see if i could build one
    Reply With Quote
      #4  
    Unread 11-05-2006, 08:51 AM
    Official LRH Sponsor
     
    Join Date: Jun 2004
    Location: Fort Shaw, Montana
    Posts: 6,841
    Re: Make a muzzle brake

    If you have a good machining back ground its easy to draw up your own design and build one but you will need a lathe and mill for most designs.

    I would agree that with the variaty and selection of brakes on the market it is far easier to just order one then build one unless you just want to give it a try.

    What rifle will you be putting it on?

    Kirby Allen(50)
    __________________
    Kirby Allen(50)

    Allen Precision Shooting
    Home of the Allen Magnum, Allen Xpress and Allen Tactical Wildcats and the Painkiller Muzzle brakes.

    Farther, Faster and Flatter then ever before.

    Web Page: www.apsrifles.com

    allenmagnum@gmail.com
    Reply With Quote
      #5  
    Unread 11-05-2006, 12:33 PM
    Bronze Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2005
    Location: Florence Italy
    Posts: 59
    Re: Make a muzzle brake

    There is a problem.
    Here in Italy is difficult to have a muzzle brake. There are any on the market. From the USA they now do not send abroad any thing that may be part of a gun ( it happens from 11 september ); with a lot of difficulty I may have some part of may compound and some optics.
    In Italy no one knows well how to make a muzzle brake that do not destroy the rifle accuracy.
    Sometimes here some gunsmith do a series of holes on the barrel, near the muzzle. But the rifling have many problems and the accuracy is not good.
    The best choice for me is to make one to put on my 300 WM
    but I do not know the lateral hole diameter, the angle, and the measures of the brake.. and so on


    Lorenzo
    Reply With Quote
      #6  
    Unread 11-05-2006, 01:22 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Oct 2004
    Location: Northamptonshire England
    Posts: 676
    Re: Make a muzzle brake

    Hi Lorenzo,
    You might like to try Midway UK they say they will accept international orders and post within the European Union.
    Heres a link to Vais muzzel brakes for sale there.

    http://www.midwayuk.com/apps/ebrowse.exe...egin+Search.y=9

    heres a link to the Ordering information

    http://www.midwayuk.com/ordering.html

    If you want, i can phone them and ask how to order from Italy.
    Send me an email to Ian@iwilson51.wanadoo.co.uk and we can discuss how i might be able to help you.

    Ian.
    Reply With Quote
      #7  
    Unread 11-05-2006, 06:17 PM
    Gold Member
     
    Join Date: Sep 2005
    Posts: 748
    Re: Make a muzzle brake

    Hi i would ask Shawn to send you one of his GAs Vents to Italy for you it will be fine. Muzzle breaks are no problem to ship.

    Cheers Bill
    Australia
    Reply With Quote
    Reply

    Bookmarks

    Thread Tools
    Display Modes


    Similar Threads for: Make a muzzle brake
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    WTS: QD Muzzle Brake MaxD858 Gun Parts - Stocks, Barrels, Actions, etc. 1 07-19-2009 07:35 PM
    Will a muzzle break make my 7mm WSM louder from a distance? KQguy Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics 5 12-01-2008 10:32 AM
    What muzzle brake is this? Alan Griffith Equipment Discussions 3 11-06-2008 12:30 PM
    Muzzle brake lamiglas Long Range Hunting & Shooting 11 10-24-2008 10:59 AM


    All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:01 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
    All content ©2010-2015 Long Range Hunting, LLC