Defensive Edge muzzle brake install

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by just browsing, Apr 23, 2015.

  1. just browsing

    just browsing Well-Known Member

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    Disregard.


    Dealing with Mr. Carlock privately.
     
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  2. C.O. Shooter

    C.O. Shooter Well-Known Member

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    Re: At a loss... Defensive Edge muzzle brake install

    Sir,

    Rather than put it out here in the open forum, please address your concerns with Mr. Carlock privately. Just a suggestion though!
     
  3. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Re: At a loss... Defensive Edge muzzle brake install

    Things that come to mind.

    1: There are many of these brakes out there running fine.

    2: I would never tighten any brake as tight as indicated by the moved metal on the brake pictured. Shame on who did this.

    3: It seems there was miscommunication on the inner diameter or your smith turned the ID. too large if there was not sufficient metal for integrity and a register to snug up to.

    4: I would have first shown these pictures to Mr. Carlock and asked him what happened. I think he would probably shine light on the proper area's at fault.

    5: I have had much dealing with DE, and Mr. Carlock. I rate DE machine work, design and rifles up there with or above any you can muster up.

    FWIW

    Jeff
     
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  4. just browsing

    just browsing Well-Known Member

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    Re: At a loss... Defensive Edge muzzle brake install

    As I said, this is not meant to step on anyone's toes, I'm just asking for insight on what could have happened.

    I'm almost certain that the brake itself is/was perfectly fine and that it was a miscommunication with my gunsmith. I just figured there was one way to do this. Thank you for confirming my initial thoughts.

    Hopefully Shawn will step in and put this to bed.
     
  5. HARPERC

    HARPERC Well-Known Member

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    Re: At a loss... Defensive Edge muzzle brake install

    Just deleted my post as I see Broz covered it better than I could.

    All I can say is I'm happy with my DE brake installed by another smith without complaint from him or me.
     
  6. FEENIX

    FEENIX Well-Known Member

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    Re: At a loss... Defensive Edge muzzle brake install

    Very well said Jeff!

    lightbulbTo the OP, I guess you need a new gunsmith. lightbulb
     
  7. just browsing

    just browsing Well-Known Member

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    Re: At a loss... Defensive Edge muzzle brake install

    Thanks for the replies, gentlemen. Looks like I'll be looking for another gunsmith.