Muzzle break or suppressor ?

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I picked up a new Rem 700 SPS Tactical (24” sendero profile, crap stock, 6.5 Creed). I have an extra Timney trigger I’m gonna put in and swap the stock. But I picked this up for the sole purpose to shoot the hell out of it and build up along the way. The barrel is already threaded.
I know the 6.5 creed don’t have much recoil but I want to get better at following through the shot and watching impacts. So that leads me to my question, Is that easier with a good break or a suppressor? (I have several suppressors currently and a break off a Christensen ELR)
 

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I picked up a new Rem 700 SPS Tactical (24” sendero profile, crap stock, 6.5 Creed). I have an extra Timney trigger I’m gonna put in and swap the stock. But I picked this up for the sole purpose to shoot the hell out of it and build up along the way. The barrel is already threaded.
I know the 6.5 creed don’t have much recoil but I want to get better at following through the shot and watching impacts. So that leads me to my question, Is that easier with a good break or a suppressor? (I have several suppressors currently and a break off a Christensen ELR)
A muzzle brake is more effective in recoil reduction than a suppressor.
 

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So do you know much about the Christensen Arms break? Or what’s the best one out there?
Yes, I am familiar with CA MBs, radials (not a fan) and side port version. Because yours is already threaded, I would go with self-timing muzzle brakes like the following ...
The ones that are bolded are the ones I own and very please with them. I cannot speak for which one is the best but I have http://www.bugholes.com/product-p/bug-brake-6.5mm.htm on my 6.5 CM and is very effective.

BUG-BRAKE-6.5MM-2T.jpg
but because it is the same thread and clearance, I can also use a 4-port beast brake off my .264 WM

4-port beast brake 1 of 2.jpg

Hope this helps. Good luck!
 

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Brakes are the best at reducing recoil. Anybody that thinks a suppressor is better has either never compared the two or they never used a real brake.
 

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Most breaks will reduce recoil better than a suppressor. Here is a comparison of different brakes, with a TBAC also included in the 6mm data.
 

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I picked up a new Rem 700 SPS Tactical (24” sendero profile, crap stock, 6.5 Creed). I have an extra Timney trigger I’m gonna put in and swap the stock. But I picked this up for the sole purpose to shoot the hell out of it and build up along the way. The barrel is already threaded.
I know the 6.5 creed don’t have much recoil but I want to get better at following through the shot and watching impacts. So that leads me to my question, Is that easier with a good break or a suppressor? (I have several suppressors currently and a break off a Christensen ELR)
Try testing both options, if threads are same, and decide which YOU prefer.
What dok7mm said.

Brakes typically reduce felt recoil Better.

In this case this 6.5 Creedmoor rifle may not have a stiff recoil impulse? I could spot hits easily with mine unbraked.

The concussive blast & Loud noise effect of a brake can effect the shooter follow through adversely. Anticipating blast.
flinching, jerking Trigger pull, closing eyes, loosing sight picture briefly, etc.

You may experience better “Shot Follow through” & “Spotting of Impacts” by using your suppressor As they don’t add The
Concussion/Noise effect to the shooter.
While still adding some level of recoil reduction.

Try em both & let us know Your experience.

ETA: There are other Shooter technique skills & Equipment Design & function items to consider in regards to Follow thru & spotting impacts.
 
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