muzzle brake for 308?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by big mike 2121, Dec 30, 2010.

  1. big mike 2121

    big mike 2121 Well-Known Member

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    I know its not needed to reduce the felt recoil on a 308 compared to a magnum caliber, but what about being able to stay on target better? as in not losing sight picture? What brands are recommended? Or which ones work the best? Will be going on a remington 700 ww 5R 308.
     
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  3. JUDD

    JUDD Well-Known Member

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    MUSCLEBRAKE its by far the best I've shot yet
     
  4. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Check out the Big Chubby by RAT WORX USA , esp the 2 part video.

    Ed
     
  5. Capt Kurt

    Capt Kurt Active Member

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    I have shot 3 different brakes from 3 different 300 win mag rifles. All were a 2-3 chambered brakes. 1) Big Maxi, 5//8 x 24, 3" long, 1 1/4" wide. 2) Big Chubby, 5/8 x 24, 4" long 1 3/4" wide. 3) Armalite V-block design, 3" long, 2" wide. The Armalite V-block had the least felt recoil. All allowed some movement off target at full 24x power. Felt recoil was reduced by all brakes 50-80% allowing comfortable shooting with a 3/4" pachmayr decelarator butt plate.
     
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  6. gun_rat82

    gun_rat82 Well-Known Member

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    Big Mike, I've been running an OPS brake on my R-5 all season and really like the trim design. I can spot my trace @ around 250yds. The Big Chubby works well as does Badger's FTE, but I like the OPS's cleaner lines.
    cheers
     
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    WildRose Well-Known Member

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