Muzzle Brake Or Ported Barrel?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by GSPointer, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. GSPointer

    GSPointer Active Member

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    Which is the better way to go and why? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  2. Wild_Bill

    Wild_Bill Well-Known Member

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    Hi i have both and the porting realy only helps with muzzle rise and the dreaks are much better for reducing recoil. The larger the area the gas has as a baffle the beter a break will work but stay away from any with bottom facing ports as they throw up dirt and debris every where when fired off the ground .

    Cheers Bill
    Australia
     

  3. GSPointer

    GSPointer Active Member

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    Wild Bill, thanks for the info.
     
  4. col48

    col48 Well-Known Member

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    hi
    if you are involved in stalking on FC (forestry commission) ground then think very carefully about your choice. as i believe it is only a matter of time till you have to use a moderator on FC ground. i have just applied for a lease and the head ranger was giving me the mandatory 1000 questions and one of his questions was.
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    do you have moderators fitted this is not that important as it is not compulsory yet.

    make of this as you will, but i have said for a bit that they are going to be a requirement.
    hope this is off some help.
    thanks
    Colin
     
  5. Fiftydriver

    Fiftydriver <strong>Official LRH Sponsor</strong>

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    I never recommend porting a barrel of a rifle. Brakes are the only way to go in my opinion. Handguns, thats a different story at times.

    With a rifle, an add on brake will not reduce any performance levels and will not effect accuracy in any way if the brake is installed properly. Porting a barrel can cause other issues with accuracy and you always loose usible barrel length.

    Kirby Allen(50)