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Recoil Reduction - Muzzle Brakes

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Re: Recoil Reduction - Muzzle Brakes

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Another +1 to the muscle brake, i have one on a 284 win and with 162 amaxs at 2800 fps it recoils like a 22-250.
Reily.... You are a young'in. Real men bear the pain and pay the chiropractor.... I think.

My take on any braked muzzle is the blast has to go somewhere except forward and that can be an issue in some instances and some outfitters cringe at braked muzzles.

IOW, you don't want to be standing broadside (close) when a braked muzzle is touched off.
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    Reily.... You are a young'in. Real men bear the pain and pay the chiropractor.... I think.

    My take on any braked muzzle is the blast has to go somewhere except forward and that can be an issue in some instances and some outfitters cringe at braked muzzles.

    IOW, you don't want to be standing broadside (close) when a braked muzzle is touched off.
    I was letting my brother shoot the rifle and i forgot to put on my muffs, he touched it off (i was about a foot to his right) and my ears rang for about 2 minutes but after that it didnt bother me too much, and i made sure to remember to put them on the next shot! I am usually pretty good about it, i usually forget when i am breaking in a barrel.
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    Have a Holland and it's good. Also have a Painkiller it's WAAAY better!!
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    Haha isn't that the truth! My by far worst was when I was breaking in my 338 lapua. I was getting ready to take a 3 shot at 300 yards I just got back from setting up the target so the only thing that was on my mind was shooting. got behind her and let her sing!! I was rolling my ass all over the ground but I wasn't laughing. Lol i think Im still hearing that ring!

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    I am usually pretty good about it, i usually forget when i am breaking in a barrel.
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    All of my muzzle brakes are 'smith specials. Meaning, the 'smith that put the rig together designed, manufactured & Installed the brake. There is a Badger FTE brake sitting in my safe for the 300WM build i've got going on.... supposed to be top self stuff, we'll see.

    The Muscle brake has an outstanding reputation everywhere I go.

    I just ordered one of JECustoms new brakes (reminds me of the PK). We'll see how that one rolls.


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    I have had really good luck with my Titanium Brake
    Very good recoil reduction and 1 oz or less weight added to the end of the barrel
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    I have had really good luck with my Titanium Brake
    Very good recoil reduction and 1 oz or less weight added to the end of the barrel

    I have to admit, I prefer the slotted brakes over the drilled style. That titanium brake looks great & offers a weight that's hard (if not impossible) to beat.


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