Yes, Robert. Adds approximately 3″ to barrel length. £21.99. They seem to have good marketing, so I assume there is a reason. Our stainless steel, self timing muzzle brake was designed to reduce as much recoil as possible and control muzzle jump. 2.4 Dimension and Weight. There were 17 more designs in addition to those I’ve already named. One of the things I was interested in learning was whether a caliber-specific muzzle brake was more effective at reducing recoil on a 6mm or 6.5mm rifle than using a generic 30 caliber muzzle brake. Parts . I'm thinking about sending it back. First, its ports are NOT angled back toward the shooter, so it will primarily redirect gas 90° from the rifle. The port design and angle was tested to make sure that the gas’s were pushed away from the shooter. Free postage. It’s based on a recent survey I conducted of the top 125 shooters in the Precision Rifle Series (PRS) and top 50 shooters in the National Rifle League (NRL), which are points-race leagues based on the biggest long-range, field-based rifle matches across the country. American Precision Arms makes one of the most popular muzzle brakes among the top-ranked precision rifle shooters – and they just released a new design that made it ever better! This design is intended to redirect the gas rearward to use some of the gasses’ energy against the forward gas stream of the bullet direction. Every precision rifleman faces the decision: Do I go with a muzzle brake or suppressor? It uses the same locking collar approach that is found on our other brakes and includes part interchangeability with the "Mad Scientist". 3 port 6.5 self timing muzzle brake 5/8-24 About 5 years old. They are MUCH more comfortable when it comes to concussion. There has been a lot of innovation and new muzzle brake designs come onto the market over the past couple … First, thanks for these awesome articles. Cool. Tags American Precision Arms APA Little Bastard Area 419 Crux Suppressor Dead Air Suppressor Harold Vaughn Hawkins Precision Hellfire Muzzle Brake Impact Precision Insite Arms Kahntrol Muzzle Brake Lane Suppressor Leviathan Suppressors Mack Brothers Suppressor Masterpiece Arms MBM Beast Patriot Valley Arms Piercision Rifles PVA Mad Scientist Muzzle Brake Silencer Tech SilencerCo Omega Spartan Precision Rifles Sure Shot Precision Rifles TBAC Ultra-7 Suppressor Thunder Beast ZRODelta. In fact, one of the reasons those fans aren’t more effective (although they help a little) is because there is very little surface area inside the bore of a barrel … but there is a lot of surface area in a suppressor, so I wouldn’t be surprised if those chamber fans aren’t measurably more effective at cooking suppressors than barrels. It was also interesting reading a recent issue of Recoil today and comparing their suppressor list to the list you compiled. I found the feature of being able to remove and replace the threaded plugs to be handy in case you over ported the plugs. OUR TOP CHOICE: Precision Armament Hypertap Muzzle Brake 37 models available; 17-4 stainless steel material; Ships with spanner wrenches ; 84% recoil reduction; Sophisticated convergent-divergent port geometry; The Precision Armament Hypertap is easily the best muzzle brake on the market. Take a look at the snapshots we grabbed during testing, recoil reduction levels over 57% have been measured with this brake! The tests were conducted in strict accordance with goverment standards using identical test equipment. Do you have any data on what the pros are using for cleaning bores and how often they clean? There is a catch, however . Notice that on the “Ability To Stay On Target” test the lowest performers were the same ones that didn’t reduce recoil well either. I first used mine on my John Hancock Rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor and found it very effective. I honestly feel like a , for even putting it on my rifle. That makes moving it from one barrel to another very easy, with no gunsmithing or hassle required. Those two suppressor manufacturers represented 68% of the 103 shooters who said they used a suppressor, and were the only brands used by more than 10 shooters. Sep 20, 2020 #15 Dayv_33 Junior Member. When you’re reaching out to that kind of distance your scope and mount must be rock-solid! I appreciate them doing something unique and not just copying the ports from a popular brake. 0. The "Jet Blast" ports are optimized for precision rifles and approved for use up to 300 Win Mag to reduce recoil, aid in precision and shootability, ease of Installed the Jet Blast Brake on a Savage 110 Tactical Desert 300 Win Mag. Only for the tactical crowd? Home; Wish List (0) ... UsSocom - Large Concave HALO Muzzle Brake . 0.5″ ID. My closest friend ran a suppressor for years and just a couple months ago tried a muzzle brake on one of his rifles and was shocked how much less recoil there was. Your previous set of tests showed that the APA brakes to be of the best for Recoil Reduction and of the worst for Staying on Target . That is a really cool feature that makes installation even easier, because it keeps the brake from turning as you torque the collar to lock (watch video showing that). Other brake designs use excessive weight to reduce recoil, or they are made to simply be a tacticool-looking muzzle ornament. If the ports are directional, that just means they’re designed to send more gas in certain directions than others, which usually means more gas to the sides and not down towards the ground. The MTU only tightens their brakes (if used at all) from the 10:00 position to the12:00 position, thus not putting any strain on the threads and “pinching the bore”. For those that might be new to the game, here are some pros of muzzle brakes compared to pros for suppressors. There were a lot of other muzzle brake designs used by these elite shooters, like the PVA Mad Scientist Brake, Piercision Rifles 5 Port Muscle Brake, and Kahntrol Muzzle Brake, which were each used by 4-5 shooters. or Best Offer. 1 What Does the V6 Muzzle Brake Do? 1" OD x 2.4" long. If you aren’t sure what I mean by “timing,” don’t worry – more on that later. It was one of the best overall performing muzzle brakes in my field test, so I understand why so many of these guys prefer it (see the results). Using a muzzle brake indoors is not advised. At the top of our list is the … 100%. In this article, we have handpicked and shortlisted the top muzzle brakes you can get for your Creedmoor rifles. They have several brakes, my favourite is the Muzzle Rise Eleminator, I like the design where there are exhaust ports on the sides and on top of the brake to keep muzzle rise down. I actually think this 3-part series m... Cal: Great question, Joe. $24.99. And they’re A LOT of fun on a 22 pistol! The legend on the chart itemizes the league and ranks each color represents, but basically the darker the color, the higher up the shooters placed. If I’m going to be shooting prone on a line with friends, I might screw on a suppressor to not blast the guy next to me all day. Compensator: reduces the vertical movement, mostly with holes on the top 3. 100%. I tested 4 very different muzzle brake designs that I had in 6mm, 6.5mm, and 30 caliber, which included the APA Little B*, Holland 1.25” Radial QD Brake, Impact Precision Brake, and West Texas Ordnance Brake. Cal, has that brand fallen out of favor? That has something to do with recoil. The Jet Blast is 1" OD x 2.4" long and accepts up to 0.8" of thread engagement on the muzzle. 1. offer a suggestion as to how to summarize various tests into an Apple to apples comparison without missing the nuances (and the hard work you put in) No cleaning or maintenance was given to the durability suppressor during the test cycle. Apparently this is an old post but I’ve just discovered it and have been pouring over it and am Amazed at your level of dedication and precision. Brakes and compensators will have exit holes roughly the size of the round. And the APA brake was one of the best for recoil reduction, but it definitely wasn’t the worse for staying on target. It’s likely at least proportional to the number of people who said they only run muzzle brakes compared to the number that say they only run suppressors, which was 4 to 1. Ultradyne USA, the guys who made what are possibly the best iron sights on the market, also build what are arguably the best muzzle devices. The pros didn’t say recoil reduction was the most important quality. Find this helpful? All right, let’s take a lot at the particular brands and models of muzzle brakes these top shooters were running: The most popular brand of muzzle brake was American Precision Arms (APA) again this year, representing 31% of the shooters using brakes. 75 sold. I’d expect the 6.5mm Ultra-7 suppressor would be very popular among this crowd that is primarily using mid-sized 6mm cartridges. Works Great. it would seem that the JP was almost “tuned” for muzzle rise compared to the other brakes, if I recall correctly you performed the “stay on Target” test with 1 rifle and the recoil test across 4 of various cal. I’m disappointed, after reading this article, that I own two Yankee Hill suppressors and six QD attachments. 39% of the shooters said they only run muzzle brakes (i.e. The fact that installation (and removal) could not be simpler adds to the appeal. I conducted a muzzle brake field test a couple of years ago, and gathered some hard data that helped me understand why these guys prefer muzzle brakes. Watch this video for a detailed review of the new Precision Armaments HyperTap. It’d be interesting to see how it stacked up in terms of objective performance. They’re certainly popular in military camps and semi-auto world, so it’s a little strange to only see one guy running them among these top rifle shooters. Getting ready to order a bartlein 2b barrel and want to have a brake for range trips. 1" OD x 2.4" long. Free postage. Cal, TBAC was founded by competitive, precision rifle shooters, and that is still their primary focus. It’s common for muzzle brake designs to simply a one-piece metal tube with ports drilled in it. And yes, leave the mirage cover on while you’re shooting and slide it back off the suppressor as soon as you finish to let it cool. Customer Name. So that is a drawback of the JEC, but that is more hassle-related than performance-related. Reviews . There is no better muzzle brake on the market. It’s a great idea, and pretty easy to implement honestly. Suppressors & Muzzle Brakes, What The Pros Use Shipping was super fast and Patriot Valley Arms is always a pleasure to deal with. Zero, and I mean ZERO muzzle jump with this brake! Free postage. 2.4 Dimension and Weight. Add to Cart. Joseph, I’m not sure why Surefire isn’t more popular among this group. The PVA "Mad Scientist" was named by a group of customers who were highly impressed with the performance, fit and finish and ease of use that this brake afforded them. Wait a second. The "Jet Blast" is the latest addition to Patriot Valley Arms' popular muzzle brake line-up. The Shockwave Muzzle brake by Patriot Valley is an extremely effective brake design. Clear Filter. Yep. Our self-timing brakes use a threaded collar in order to index the muzzle brake without additional machining work required on each barrel. That is very interesting. 2. pick you brain: 100%. The M-11 Severe Duty™ muzzle brake takes the traditional “side-venting” approach to the issue of recoil reduction and adds a twist: two large top ports. It also features a “self-timing” integral locking nut similar to the APA design, making it simple to switch between barrels. There are times I like the advantages of a suppressor over a muzzle brake. That’s why these self-timing muzzle brakes have become so popular! That is a great idea, but that means there is a right and wrong way the ports could be pointing. Users have found excellent performance with simply putting the brakes on by hand without tools however if it is necesssary the brake uses (2) 15/16" wrenches to snug into place and does not need any thread locking agents to maintain position firmly locked to the end of the barrel for thousands of rounds of use. Went out today with my first suppressor. And that’s not because the guys running them don’t own a suppressor. Just like your barrel, muzzle brakes need cleaned. This article also contains a brief FAQ section in the end to answer some general questions associated with the topic. So the majority of the pros are saying that Recoil reduction is the most important quality in a brake for them over Staying on target. For more info, check out. There are so many guys jumping into this sport, and I’m just trying to help them make informed buying decisions so it doesn’t end up costing them way more than it should. But, the Area 419 design includes a unique universal adapter as well, which you can see installed on the barrel in the photo below. Our self-timing brakes use a threaded collar in order to index the muzzle brake without additional machining work required on each barrel. It seems by one of your above posts that someone else is also working on a similar idea. 175 sold. I do enjoy the content though, keep it up! This muzzle brake can prevent muzzle energy from overlapping by reducing the weapon’s recoil. VG6 Precision – Gamma 65 Muzzle Brake. Absolutely love your articles. The suppressor was removed and reinstalled every 200 rounds thoughtout the test cycle without a single issue with the QD lock system and no issues with POI shift. The combination makes sense, as it allows them to play to their strengths by selling compensator-sight combos.. Took a longer than normal time for them to get back up and running due to Covid 19 but after I contacted them via FB Messanger the had it shipped in a week. And that will be true for my TBAC suppressor at some point too. The perfect brake! I actually did ask questions about their cleaning regimen, which I’ll share in an upcoming post. looking at your measurement comparison data, just doesn’t seem to add up to the the significant performance advantage the TANK has. CUSTOM MUZZLE BRAKE / AIR STRIPPER. I would love to hear your thoughts, hypothocies or speculations as to the why the TANK can perform 3x better as the next closest brake for muzzzle rise and be MERELY just above average for recoil, DID it like one of your test guns/loads significantly better on recoil than others (suggesting tunning for the the .308)? 95% of these pros would tell you to spend more time practicing and less time worrying about gear. 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