Muzzle brake affecting trajectory???

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Longrange_Newby, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Longrange_Newby

    Longrange_Newby Member

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    How much will a muzzle brake affect a bullets velocity and Point of impact? The rifle has a huskemaw with drop compensating turrets, so I am wondering if the muzzle brake will require me to get new turrets.
     
  2. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    It shouldn't affect the velocity or trajectory at all. The bullet never comes into contact with any part of the muzzle brake (If it does then you will have serious problems). All the muzzle brake is there to do is dissipate the gas comeing out of the barrel to reduce recoil.
     

  3. Greyfox

    Greyfox Well-Known Member

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    I have seen no difference in velocity with or without my brakes installed. Point of impact may change but this will not require a change in turret, only a re- zero.