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Muzzle brake or mercury tubes.

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Unread 03-01-2010, 06:26 PM
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Muzzle brake or mercury tubes.

I have a 300WIN that i will be using for PD hunting and i want to be able to shoot all day and not have a sore shoulder. So i was wondering what would be better a muzzle brake or Mercury tube or maybe both. Iv shot guns with muzzle brakes but never mercury tubes are the effects the same or not. thanks for the help.
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    Unread 03-01-2010, 11:00 PM
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    Re: Muzzle brake or mercury tubes.

    Anytime you add weight you'll reduce recoil and IMHO that's about all you get with mercury tubes so for example if you add a pound of tubes then the recoil will be reduced as much as if you slapped on a 1 pound scope or 1 pound heavier stock etc. In addition they can change the balance of your rifle. Besides I don't like the noise they make. Much better efficiency with a brake
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