Lots and lots of muzzle brake designers have read this post. For example, on the APA models, there are Gen I and Gen II models. I love my job. Regards from Panhandle. They should have a 6mm version available soon, but didn’t at the time. Cal- Not trying to stress about deciding on a new brak . The quality, fit and finish is excellent! But, you can wait and see what the sound data says. Gases exit sideways and upwards to reduce felt recoil and improve rifle control. Both are pretty awesome! Most sound tests are measured from the side of the muzzle, in accordance with mil-spec standards, so we did that. But, if someone wants to do it … I’d love to read about it. The Thunderbeast is very impressive. Hopefully they’ve got those issues sorted out. I also thought about getting 3 shooters to shoot a few 10 shot groups with each brake, and average all the results … but I think you’d be “in the noise.” I doubt it would offer enough value to justify the cost of the match-grade ammo it would take to conduct the test. Also, I took your advice and took the Accuracy 1st course twice. My bad. Or crowdfund your time, so that you could take non paid time off. At least that is my theory! then you could film some shooting and compare. I’ll be publishing the results soon, but I can say that I was impressed with the Magneto Speed. And of course…offer our suggestions based on your budget. I learned a lot, right alongside you! I used one this weekend to get on at 2228 yards with a 338 Lapua. I appreciate the feedback. I just took the ratings from the individual tests, and transformed them so the ability to stay on target would count towards 40% of the overall rating, recoil reduction counts towards 40%, the ground signature rating counts towards 15%, and the noise level counts towards 5%. Also brake color. A muzzle brake should stand the test of time and serve you to your satisfaction. Both he and Bryan are experts among experts, but they have a very different approach. But the brakes are just really effective at reducing recoil and helping you stay on target. It worked equally as well on all of the standard threaded barrels I tested on. Muzzle Brake. Here are the muzzle brakes represented in this field test: If you’re upset that I didn’t include your favorite muzzle brake … I’ll give you a full refund! The fact that the firing line is enclosed will probably present a problem. My ears would hurt after a few shots. Hopefully, there is a whole new generation of curious and interested young'ns that are doing things like this because . View All. Thanks for sharing it with me. Flash Hider: ok this one is easier to guess…it reduces the fireball when you pew pew Now let’s talk about hole size. It’s really inspirational stuff. I don’t want to get caught in the middle of their differences, but it seemed like the honorable thing to do. Thanks a bunch! I’m wondering if anyone is seriously designing brakes that have the <90º blow-back blast patterns while at the same time disrupt the flow such that it reduces or better seriously minimizes the rearward blast/noise. I did try to reach out to a couple other manufacturers like Vias Arms, but they weren’t interested in being in the test. Again wonderfully done. Perhaps if you’re a benchrest shooter you might notice something … but for us practical/tactical guys … it’s likely in the noise, and you wouldn’t miss a target because of it. Those guys can typically contour it to make the barrel diameter (shown below), although I’m not sure if they could do that for a 9/16 OD barrel. Yes, sir! Thank you so much you’ve been a huge help!! So, how much benefit is lost by adding a brake to a suppressor vs just a brake alone? Jim is a sharp guy, and I know he put a ton of thought into his design, so I was excited to have his brakes represented. The largest gap in data as I see it is poi shift and effects on accuracy. As the protocol remained the same as before, we’ll keep the description of it quick. They are lightweight, small and easy to install. There likely are other great designs out there, but many make impressive performance claims … and some of the hard data from these tests stands in contrast to those. You wouldn’t be threading the suppressor for a specific rifle, you’d only be threading the brake a specific rifle … so the suppressor could be used on anything. I still get emails all the time from guys like that (and no, I still don’t plan to test any more muzzle brakes within the next 18 months). But how effective is it compared to these other designs? My friend sent me this information and it is informative. I know you don’t do this for praise but I hope you get enough from the community. Thank you so much for your dedication. JP only offers this brake in 30 caliber (at least for the appropriate thread). The AK is a potent gun chambered in a powerful little cartridge that hits hard but features low recoil overall. Some are. I’m not sure, Russell. We hands-on test 8 of the most popular and high-performing muzzle devices out there. I continually tweaked my approach until the data was very repeatable shot-to-shot. It looks similar to the Holland’s Radial B you tested, but the finish on the brake is not pretty. My next two would be the Impact Precision or APA 2nd gen. Again, another fantastic test. Either way, thanks for all the tests! Gen 3 Brakes. He seems like a nice guy and was very helpful. That’s a novel approach. It reduces recoil by over 80%! spife7980 Luchador. Check out the test below, it was done on a 308. Thanks, Joseph. Again, great work made quite accessible . Hey, Scott. I assume you are referring to Jeremy’s AR-15 Muzzle Brake test over at TheTruthAboutGuns.com. If I ever test more, I may consider including those … but this field test is in the books. Are you familiar with clamp on muzzle brakes, and would you recommend a particular manufacture, if one is not wanting to thread their barrel. Hunters like the look of it, because it can be blended to match the contour of the barrel. Flash hiding test #1 is here, and #2 here. For more info, check out. The recoil reduction is second to none. That was true for all of them except the Tubb Precision Muzzle Brake, which is only available in a 3/4×28 thread. I am an old-school gunsmith and have installed several Shrewd muzzlebrakes for my customers. Like everyone else following your work, I’m waiting on pins and needles to see the results. Message Body: I don’t have any experience with them, David. I want to stay independent, so you guys can trust my content to be unbiased. Yes sir. Its size and thickness seemed ideal for me, since I was obviously changing out brakes 1,000 times during this field test (might be a slight exaggeration, but it felt like 1000 times … then again it may have been). SHOT Show 2020: Leica PRS 5-30×56 with PRB Reticle! I also collected other information about each model (including price, whether it requires gunsmithing, what calibers it is available in, etc.) SHOT Show 2020: Leica PRS 5-30×56 with PRB Reticle! I started by including the most popular precision rifle brakes. It’ll be fun to see what comes out! 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I eventually moved away from it because it didn’t have as good of bullet selection as the 6, 6.5, 7, or 30 calibers … but I still love the cartridge. I’m sure there are others that could have or maybe even should have been included, but since I can’t test an infinite amount of muzzle brakes in my spare time … these are what I landed with. One question on the topic of muzzle brakes. I find myself constantly checking my 30P-1 suppressor to make sure it hasn’t come loose. David says that has been proven to enhance accuracy. First let me say thank you for the great job your doing putting all this information together in an easy to read format. one would expect to see, but never do, in the gun magazines. I want to know how TBAC was able to cut weight, add a 17-4 SS blast chamber, make it much quieter AND stronger. I’ve done it. Here is what 1,011 rifle shooters said was most important: I created a formula that calculates an overall rating completely based on that reader feedback. Dude, I do all this for free in my spare time. I used this brake last year on my quest to build the ultimate precision rifle. Holland Radial Baffle Quick Discharge Muzzle Brakes – Darrell Holland has made muzzle brakes since the 70’s, which is way before any of these other guys. I only tested it on the 30 caliber cartridges. Bryan was talking about rifle sights/optics in the quote above, but it articulates my fundamental philosophy. I’m going to bore scope them before shooting, then test them side by side. Badger Ordnance FTE Muzzle Brake – Badger is quickly becoming a legendary brand, and they were the 2nd most popular brake among the top 50 shooters in the PRS this past year. View All. I bet they are effective, but their performance would likely be similar to couple similar designs represented here. First, regarding your Ultra-7 / Ultra-9 decision. I’ve heard they’re effective and that they don’t effect muzzle brake performance at all but I’ve never shot one so that is pure anecodtal unfortunately. These are the same length and weight, so there is no difference except for the absence of the muzzle brake effect when the BOSS-CR is used. But we also measured the sound level of each brake from behind the rifle, closer to the shooter’s position. They may be great, I just don’t have any experience with them. Otherwise, I’d personally pay a gunsmith to tune it. Tested Muzzle Brakes. I have to jam ear plugs all the way in as well as wear pro ear 300 muffs and honestly my ears still take a beating running this break. Maybe one day I can afford one! I have been researching the PSR brake with a Thor suppressor for a Surgeon rifle build. Sometimes we have to dance with the devil. This field test has already been a catalyst for conversations, and I hope it ignites some innovation over the next year or two. This muzzle brake technique was first introduced for artillery and a standard feature on most of the anti-tank guns available in the market. I just tried to publish all the data and let people draw their own conclusions. I originally didn’t plan to include this brake, but a friend handed me theirs one day. It’s more than inconvenient. Just a suggestion. They really have to be generalists. So if there is enough support, the AR30 could be one of them. I actually think this 3-part series m... Cal: Great question, Joe. While almost entirely eliminating recoil, it also reduces muzzle movement to the minimal. I’ve read a lot of great books, but if I had to narrow it down to one, I definitely know which it’d be: Applied Ballistics for Long Range Shooting by Bryan Litz. The following are five of the finest muzzle brakes on the market listed for the 6.5 Creedmoor. You need lots of thread engagement, but all of my rifles had plenty of that. If that happens, we all win. I measured overall impulse/momentum and peak force/acceleration of each shot. I thought about testing these for accuracy, but I don’t have a rail gun … so I don’t feel like I have the equipment to be able to accurately and confidently quantify that. That should get them in your hands faster, but because I’m still crunching all the data, creating the charts/graphics, and writing the content … there will be a week or two between each post. Hopefully this answers your question: The lighter green bars in the chart below indicate that model’s pricing may vary. Muzzle Brakes. Don’t let $50 play into your decision on a $1000+ rifle setup. Looking forward the your next few posts! You’re more than welcome to have your customers weigh in if/when I do that, but like I said … it may be a while. Gen 1 Brakes. Just add an air compressor, blow gun, high-speed camera, and voila … new insight! well, because. For those of us just getting into the sport, scopes under $1500 are much more likely to be looked at than >$1500. Have you seen that? .338 Lapua Muzzle Brake Test. Please be patient with me. The Gen II have a slick integral locking nut feature, but other than that … they’re identical. Thanks man! Hey, TT. Muzzle Brakes–Bertalotto's Test Results. But most aren’t good. So similar in fact, APA specifically asked me not to include it on the test. I can appreciate his pragmatic approach, especially since it is so easy for people to see and understand. No need for shim kits, crush washers, or Loctite. 308. I know a lot of guys do that, and I totally understand! So here is the overall performance ratings, based on what you guys said was most important. It is 2-3 dB, which might not sound like much … but 3 dB represents twice as much sound pressure. Thanks for the info. I always look forward to your posts. Neither would be pleasant! I might try that! There are two parts to that: I’ll also list out the weight, length, and price of each brake. Quick question though, on the pricing chart, what do the bars with two numbers mean? “Looks” just never seemed to help me get rounds on target. https://www.deltapdesign.com/muzzle-adapters/dta-adapter.html, Thanks, Rex! I’m glad you found my suggestions helpful. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this content, data, or other materials is strictly prohibited without prior express and written permission from the author. Glad you found my content helpful. This is just one of a whole series of posts related to this muzzle brake field test. I actually contacted that guy early on in the planning phases of this test. Think about the goal of the suppressor company making the muzzle brake. You bet, Grady! Part of the motivation behind my thoroughness was in hopes that I’ll be able to buy an even better muzzle brake for my rifle 2 years from now! I can’t think of a simple way to do that, although it would be plausible to use something like Browning Boss system with directional ports. The addition of a brake makes it even easier to control your weapon, especially once you start pulling that trigger fast. My setup is pretty ridiculous. If they wouldn’t have done that, I couldn’t have included a few of these brakes. I actually touch on that point exactly at the end of the Sound Test Post, and have charts showing those aspects and even point out a few noteworthy performers. It also features a rather impeccable and elegant design with somewhat different port patterns. I appreciate the feedback. It would seem someone or persons with anechoic and supersonic flow experience ought to be able to model a muzzle brake that might be quite impressive once some basic designs were scoped and the chamber/shape were tuned for optimum performance. I hope your family life doesn’t suffer as a result. I do have a direct thread suppressor on order with the Silencer Shop in this thread pitch, but it doesn’t have a brake paired with it (obviously, since it’s a direct thread). Aaaaaaaaaaaagggggggghhhhhhhh! Trijicon Ventus: Measuring Range AND WIND! So that is an example of why you’d see the lighter green bar on some of the brakes. Seems like magic, but I can now verify first-hand that they are amazing. That’s very generous. But it’s an interesting idea! It shows we apparently share a high level of resourcefulness. I'm not diminishing the great work you and so many others have done; it's just the curious mind that early on caused a young girl to dive deeply into applied mathematics and thermal dynamics. Does the suppressor mitigate some of the benefits of just a brake? I had one of these in 30 caliber and 6.5mm. Thunder Beast (TBAC) Compact Brake – This is the Thread-Over Muzzle Brake (TOMB) designed to work with the new line of Thunder Beast suppressors, which are the most popular suppressors among the top 50 PRS shooters. Thanks! Just ordered some JP Enterprise brakes based on your testing. The one I saw showed there was almost no sound difference between the two, so for me, I’m getting an Ultra-7. One user said he uses this just to make his AR-15 rifle more range-friendly for target shooting. Sort By. It could be at least a compensation for your equipment costs. You’ll likely be disappointed at the end of your hunt. I think this will give us at least a little insight into that area. Might be interesting to see. I don’t know that (wish I did) … but that is my hunch. Keep in mind this is a field test, not a laboratorytest … and I’m not claiming it’s flawless. You are isolating your thread-specific dependency to a $100 part that isn’t regulated, and not the $1000 heavy-regulated suppressor. You know the Little B* didn’t provide as much recoil reduction as the Fat B*, so the step down to the Micro B* might be roughly the same. I’m excited to share all the results with you! To see more details on this test, view the Muzzle Blast & Ground Signature Post. Your guess is as good as mine. And although I didn’t use these on any of these tests, I’ve also used these jam nuts off Amazon and they seem to work well too (and the price is right at a pair for $7 ). I’d bet it could also help you do more strategic product development. Thanks for sharing, Greg. I would love to see the results of your testing. This test focused on muzzle brakes designed for precision rifles in 6mm through 30 caliber. That’s what makes these tests better. Visit the manufacturer’s website for the latest information. One thing missing from this exhaustive test is how the brake “looks” on the rifle. But I did actually fire all of these muzzle brakes … a lot. All pricing is for informational purposes only. I also talked him into bringing down his really expensive sound meter setup with him, and that is how I was able to measure the noise level on all these muzzle brakes. Todd could likely be the most respected long-range rifle trainers in the world. I would have used it more if I’d had it. The bottom line is to deal in absolute fundamentals, measure them, and remove all the assumptions. In those cases, I’ll just screw off the TOMB brake that I use with the suppressor and screw on a JEC or APA Little B* muzzle brake. I tested 20+ muzzle brakes in many ways, including: Then I took a lot of high-resolution photos and videos of each brake. All Titanium coming in just over 2 oz. Essentially if it’s really loud, it really works! And I think you have a small typo at Thank you for all you do! I also tried to represent the wide variety of the designs that are available. Good work Cal! How to Choose an AR-10 Muzzle Brake. I also wonder if someone has done some serious supersonic/shock wave analysis/simulation that rocket nozzle and airfoil designers do to eliminate ablation and drag (of course here the goal would be reduced reward motion and noise redirection/lessening). Another great brake is JP rifles Recoil Eliminator it works great also. It was a lot of wasted time if I don’t get it into the hands of people like you that it can help. Still, there’s no question that a good brake can reduce felt recoil up to 45%. It will be know as "The Muzzle Brake" We have done back to back tests with a few others and this brake is going to be my new favorite. Cal, you are truly amazing for your excellent quality of work and sheer dedication. This muzzle brake is among the best 308 muzzle brake because it is made to make your life easier. I find all of my rifles are more pleasant to shoot with a muzzle brake. I’m afraid that isn’t going to be me, but I hope someone picks it up. I don’t want to be tempted to pull punches if I see flaws in their products. I finally got my brake. If someone is working on it, I’m unaware. But, if you fired them side-by-side … you’d say the 9 was quieter. (Although I heard Greg wanted to have the Terminators tested…) Great work as always, keep it up!! One other aspect that myself as well as I’m sure several others may have – could you include some information on ease of installation? Very cool tests — thanks for publishing this. Kind Regards, Great work, and keep it coming!! OTM over 48.0gr BLC2 2670FPS avg. I hear you, but they don’t all look like the JP tank. For me to be confident in accuracy results, I’d want to use a rail gun … and I don’t have one (yet). I’m not in the market for a muzzle brake right now but if I was I would definitely use this and your annual PRS review to make an informed decision. I did that because the brake-attached version has a better lock-up than the direct-thread version. Staying on target not only allows quick follow-up shots, but more importantly for precision shooting, it allows you to watch your bullet impact. You sound happy with it, so I wouldn’t try to fix happy. Just trying to put out good info to help people (like you … And even me) make informed decisions. I know they’re a sister company of Surgeon, so that may be why they’re recommending them. We are testing a new brake design right now. If that happens, we all win. To recap: If you’re looking for the overall best muzzle brake, then get Precision Armament Hypertap. Just as an FYI, to anyone looking to purchase a JEC Customs brake, the wait might be pretty lengthy. Cal, I’m new to your site and am totally blown away by the quality content. I told Zak about this test that I was doing and he actually drove down (several hours) to test his new line of suppressors on my recoil test system. I need an editor. It might even suggest various bullet wt:velocity models for the same caliber. What would be your “must read” sources in the LR world? Well, Heath, I couldn't disagree more. I promise if you read that, you’ll be way ahead in your understanding than 99% of the guys out there. Thanks, Rachel. While 3db means double the sound pressure, our ears also hear much closer to logarithmically, and I’ll bet you’d have trouble telling the difference without perfect back-to-back testing. Can’t wait to share them with everyone. – Bryan Litz, Applied Ballistics for Long-Range Shooting. Although the recoil cycle happens very quickly (around 1/100th of a second), his test equipment could record up to 1,000 force data points during a single recoil cycle! In a confined space, the concussion doesn’t have anywhere to go … so it can be painful. The Impact Precision is a 2 port design, with one blast chamber larger than the other, and the Blast Tamer is available in 3 or 4 port designs (all with evenly spaced baffles). I know I can be a little long-winded. 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