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Old 07-19-2010, 06:13 PM
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Re: A new concept in Muzzle Brakes

Well about a year since the Muscle brake debued, and I have some new products along the same lines.

The original 3 port Muscle brake will be available in 3 configurations.

Slabbed
Round
Slabbed with top porting (on all baffles comming in from the sides)

The Mini Muscle Brake is a scalled down version that will come;
Slabbed
Round
This mini brake works great on smaller dia. barrels, looks better as it is not quite as big, and has proven very effective on cartriges at or below the 300 WSM level. although originally designed as a varmit brake it is working awsome on larger cartriges. The slabbed version of this brake is new to cut down on the size and weight for lite rifles.

The original 4 port Muscle brake will now be slabbed off at 1.25" tall but remain 1.5" wide,
This brake works great on the chey tac and snipe tac cartriges. I put one on a 17 lb. 338 lapua and it kicks like a sporter weight 223

New will be a 4 port that is scaled the same as the original 3 port, except slightly longer to acomidate the extra port. This brake will be slabbed and will be the goto brake for the 300-338 ultra mags and 338 lapuas.

I will be picking up a large batch at the cnc shop this week. Then off to the Varmit hunters Jamboree.
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Old 07-19-2010, 09:52 PM
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Re: A new concept in Muzzle Brakes

Have fun at the Jamboree!
I will have another barrel needing a brake change when you get back.
Have a safe trip.
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Old 08-06-2010, 05:23 PM
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Re: A new concept in Muzzle Brakes

Jim sent this to me sometime ago and I just haven't got arount to posting.

A family of seven now! The one in the center and the one second from the right are the most recent additions to the muscle brake family. The four port is going on my 6.7 pound 458 Lott along with the new three port to see which one handles the task better.



Neal
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Old 08-06-2010, 06:47 PM
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Re: A new concept in Muzzle Brakes

Choosing the right size Muscle Brake

The mini Muscle Brake;
Was designed for cartridges of 30 caliber and less burning 55 grains of powder or less. The best performance is in the 22cal. thru 7mm standard cartridge, and any of the varmit class cartridges. The slabbed version is great for light deer/sheep rifles. (9/16x24tpi muzzle dia. of .620 and up)

The original 3 Port Muscle Brake;
This brake works on anything from the 243 up to the 338 Lapua. 45 to 95 grains of powder is covered pretty well by the one and only original Muscle Brake. (5/8x24 tpi Muzzle dia. of .685” and up to .985”, round up to 1.225)
The top ported 3 port is the preferred model for specialty handguns.

The NEW 4 port Muscle Brake:
This brake came out of the need to bridge the gap between the Magnum 4 port and the original 3 port. I invision this brake as the go to unit for the RUM and Lapua based Magnums. It should gain a slight edge on the original 3 port. (Muzzle dia. of .685” and up to .985”)

The Magnum 4 port Muscle Brake;
This mighty brake was designed for the Chey tac and Snipe tac sized offerings. Anything burning over 100 grains of powder will feel like a pussy cat with this brake. (short of the big 50)
Neal Coopers 500/460 Weatherby HANDGUN wears this Brake and he absolutely loves shooting 400+ grain bullets with no back blast and one hand comfort. (Muzzle dia. of .850 and up to 1.225”) note; the thread tennon is 11/16x24tpi, recommended caliber maximum is the .408

The Muscle Brake WILL NOT disappoint, I guarantee it.
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Old 08-20-2010, 11:38 PM
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Re: A new concept in Muzzle Brakes

How much better do you think the new 4 port is over the 3 port. Would I notice a difference on a 338 Lapua/ 338 Edge. Just wondering, and they look great by the way. Thanks for your info.
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Old 08-21-2010, 07:34 AM
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Re: A new concept in Muzzle Brakes

Jeffro, I think the new 4 port will increase the effectiveness of recoil reduction. How much I can't really say. Many guys have used the 3 port on the lapua/rums and liked them but this 4 port should be a bit better. I have one shipping to a fellow for a Lapua build right now. I'll have to wait a bit for feedback.
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Old 08-21-2010, 08:20 AM
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Re: A new concept in Muzzle Brakes

As I recall the larger muscle brake was designed for the really heavy barreled guns.
ELE or the 460 X 510 has a 1.250 barrel. The barrel I sent to Jim is only .750 at the muzzle. With a 450 hole (458 Lott) through the center the larger brake may not be the best choice. Very light weight hunting weapons (7 pound Lott?), in very large calibers require maximum braking.

SO shortly I will be trying and seeing the difference between the 3 port and the 4 port.
My opinion; to see any difference in recoil one must go to a cartridge that holds 90 or more grains of powder with this 4 port brake.

ELE shoots a 450-750 grain bullet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kkpt6...eature=channel large 4 port muscle brake.

Neal
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