muzzle break

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by deserthntr, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. deserthntr

    deserthntr Active Member

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    will a muzzle break affect accuracy at all? or make you lose downrage hitting power? also can you convert a rem 700 adl to have a magazine clip? thanks
     
  2. jeffro

    jeffro Well-Known Member

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    A muzzle break can change what load is accurate due to barrel harmonics, but shouldnt hurt the rifles over all accuracy. Your bullets spead should also not change with a break.
     

  3. jeffro

    jeffro Well-Known Member

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    You can also change an ADL to a mag fed gun.
     
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    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    +1 w/ewallace. The key word is properly installed and best to have it done by a known quality gunsmith. It can be hard to tell but if not properly installed it could deteriorate accuracy or worse your safety.
     
  6. 2905kyle

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    +1 for the properly installed muzzle brake. As far as accuracy, for sake of starting an argument, find a rifle that has a properly installed muzzle brake, shoot a three shot group at known distance with muzzle brake installed. Then at same distance unscrew your muzzle break (given it is a removable muzzle break) and shoot 3 shots. Compare the groups, and there is your answer. I tried it, and was pleasantly amazed with the results of a muzzle break and the effect it had on accuracy.
     
  7. Chas1

    Chas1 Well-Known Member

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    2905Kyle, good idea.