Most effective muzzle brake?

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by helidriver72, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. helidriver72

    helidriver72 Well-Known Member

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    If this has already been discussed my apologies, anyway here's the scoop. I've got a .338 edge shooting the standard 300 gn SMK load. It's about a 13# rifle with a 30" sendero countour barrel. It's currently wearing a 3 port muzzle brake. It's a very accurate rifle but my problem is I'm experiencing some muzzle jump that's affecting my accuracy at extended ranges. Is there any one muzzle brake that is absolutely the most effective recoil reducer? I was looking at the 5 port painkiller brake from APS. Any input will be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. WildRose

    WildRose Well-Known Member

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    Give the TTI Eliminator a look as well. A writer did a real interesting study measuring both felt recoil and muzzle flip reduction on about a half dozen of the more popular brakes a few years back and the TTI was surprisingly effective.

    Just google it.

    I shot one on a friends 300 RUM and I was very impressed.
     
  3. Rocky Mountain

    Rocky Mountain Well-Known Member

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    Give the Fat Bastard muzzle brake a serious look at I would rate it as the best in its class for the 338 lapua
     
  4. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    Painkiller
     
  5. bman73

    bman73 Well-Known Member

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    +1 on the painkiller, but Kirby will tell you the 5 port is wasted on that cartridge. It is designed for much larger case volume, I am sure he will sell you one though if you really want it.:)
     
  6. BountyHunter

    BountyHunter Well-Known Member

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    Holland Radial on my 338 lapua ack imp has very slight push but no jump _
     
  7. helidriver72

    helidriver72 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks alot for the input guys! So maybe the 4 port painkiller is the way to go?
     
  8. bigngreen

    bigngreen Well-Known Member

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    You may just have a smith punch a top port in your current brake, that may be enough.
     
  9. helidriver72

    helidriver72 Well-Known Member

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    Oops I mean the medium 3 port painkiller, thanks for all the replies!