You are correct, although there is very little differance in recoil reduction between the two brakes,with this weight of rifle, barrel length etc...
Where the X-treme brake will really shine is with shorter barrels or the Chey-tac chamberings. It would be very simple to angle the ports on the X-treme, just a matter of rotating 160 degrees instead of 180 degrees.
P.S the X-treme does lift more which in turn takes more weight off the bi-pod allowing less friction to move rearward, also In the videos I installed the bipod backwards so the legs would not fold up.
Originally Posted by mattj
Sweet vids Nate, thanks for sharing.
My analysis --
To my eye anyway, the Xtreme seems to have slightly more recoil reduction, however the angled port brake seemed to reduce more muzzle flip.
Any chance of a hybrid of the two concepts? Basically an Xtreme with the ports angled like the second brake?