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Old 12-26-2006, 05:41 PM
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A ? about brakes

This isn't really long range, just needing some help. I've noticed that a lot of the fine folks on here have brakes on their rifles. I only have one rifle that has a brake, a Browning Stalker .300 WM with the BOSS. I normally carry the rifle when I'm hunting fields or fairly open areas, but this year I've used it almost exclusively. Several times throughout the season, I've noticed twigs and pieces of leaves inside the ports and barrel where the brake has caught on a limb when I'm going thru the woods.

Here is my question: Since alot of people put tape over their muzzle to keep snow out, would it be a problem to place tape over the ports on the brake? Also, what do you guys do when you're hunting thick areas?

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Old 12-26-2006, 07:30 PM
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Re: A ? about brakes

A finger from a surgical glove would be better,I think.

Tape chunks could go places and hurt things as would twigs.
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Old 12-26-2006, 08:04 PM
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Re: A ? about brakes

What I use for rain is a rubber band to hold a sandwich bag over the muzzle.
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Old 12-26-2006, 08:27 PM
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Re: A ? about brakes

I have always used a baloon and they work great.
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Old 12-26-2006, 09:40 PM
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Re: A ? about brakes

Finger cot...
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Old 12-26-2006, 10:42 PM
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Finger cot...

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Old 12-27-2006, 06:23 AM
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Re: A ? about brakes

A figer cot is a little bitty extra thick condom [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img]

They are used by people that shuffel alot of papers and things so they get a little better grip with the tips of their figers.

I use the small ballons that are made for water ballons they fit great over most muzzel diameters , I even put one over the suppressor on my M4 when we train in the rain, they say that water in the can won't hurt but I feel better about it.
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