338 Lapua Muzzle Brake ??

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Hankster76, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. Hankster76

    Hankster76 Well-Known Member

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    I going to re-barrel my 700 MLR to a 338 Lapua Improved. This is my first big-bore build. I am looking for suggestions for muzzle brakes. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Kevin Cram

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    3 Port Muscle Brake. You'll absolutely love it !!
     

  3. dirtball

    dirtball Well-Known Member

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    I have one of Kirby Allen's 3 port "Pain Killer" brakes on my 338 LM IMP, tames it down to about a 25-06. It's a 16lb rifle and you can ALMOST let it free recoil.

    You might want to rethink a 338 LM IMPROVED on a Rem 700 action, a lot of smiths won't do it.

    Dave
     
  4. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

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    I have used a couple of Ross Schuler's brakes. They are very similar to the Holland QD brake.

    They really tame down the two 338 Edges I've used them on.

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    Here is one on my current 338 Edge.

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  5. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    Muscle Brake all the way!!! I hated brakes till I tried one out, everything is getting one now. I can watch bullet holes appear at 100yrds with my 270 WSM with the 3 port. Installing a 4 port on a 338 RUM soon.

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  6. Hankster76

    Hankster76 Well-Known Member

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    Seem to be getting alot of plusses for muscle brake.

    Dirtball... I was thinking the MLR was a bigger stronger 700 should I stick with the standard lapua??
     
  7. 30-338

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    Here's a vote for Sean Carlock's DE Brake.

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  8. dirtball

    dirtball Well-Known Member

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    I am NOT a Gunsmith, just going by what I have read SEVERAL times, posted by Kirby and others, do a search on this site and you should be able to read what has been said and why.

    Dave
     
  9. 30-338

    30-338 Well-Known Member

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    Here's a vote for Sean Carlock's DE Brake.

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  10. GNERGY

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    Muscle brake, it makes my 338 Ultra mag kick like a 308.
    Tarey
     
  11. danj

    danj Well-Known Member

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    +1 for Shawn's DE brake.
     
  12. yama49

    yama49 Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for DE brake, have a 3 port on my 338 Edgegun)
     
  13. Capt Academy

    Capt Academy Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for Shawns DE brake. I have two 3-Ports and they work great!