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Unread 10-01-2010, 07:37 AM
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muzzle breaks

Im in need(not right now but soon) of a muzzle break for a 243 build
(I know why break a 243, the lady that the gun will be for loves to shoot but hates recoil)
any good ideas where to start looking
would really prefer one that does not blow out the bottom so it can be shot off a truck hood but I dont know if someone make a top only break
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    Re: muzzle breaks

    While a 243 weighing anything over 8lb won't recoil real noticably really, a muscle brake sounds like the right deal. While a lot of people dislike recoil, wait till they get some backblast from a muzzle brake. The CSR muscle brake is the mildest in that aspect.
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    Re: muzzle breaks

    I have a vias on my 300 wsm aand dont mind the balst at all.
    I know some complain about it but I have never had anyone complain about mine
    However it blows out the bottom and I would have no paint left on my hood if I shot it off the truck which we do alot of
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    Re: muzzle breaks

    My favorite solid bottomed brake is Holland's Radial brake.
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    Re: muzzle breaks

    Check out Strait Shot Gunsmithing. Im pretty sure Nate builds a fish gill style brake without holes top and bottom.
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    Re: muzzle breaks

    The 3 port mini muscle brake would be the one to use. I designed it for the smaller standard cartriges and it works awsome on them. It's a bit smaller and looks really good, last one I put on was a tikka in 300 wsm(the upper limit for this brake) and the guy was very happy. With the advantage of no back blast.

    http://www.centershotrifles.com/sale...uscleBrake.jpg
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    Re: muzzle breaks

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    The 3 port mini muscle brake would be the one to use. I designed it for the smaller standard cartriges and it works awsome on them. It's a bit smaller and looks really good, last one I put on was a tikka in 300 wsm(the upper limit for this brake) and the guy was very happy. With the advantage of no back blast.

    http://www.centershotrifles.com/sale...uscleBrake.jpg
    +1....no back blast would be a great benefit for a lady.
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