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Old March 30, 2013, 02:19 PM   #1
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Muzzle device for SBR

I am building a .300 Blk SBR and was curious what a good brake or muzzle device is since the blackout burns powder better in short barrels.
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Old March 30, 2013, 03:29 PM   #2
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For 5.56 guns, my standard answer is an M16A1 flash hider. They are cheap, and work well. Your 300 is probably threaded 5/8x24, so the cheap A1/A2 option isn't there. I have a DSA three prong on mine. It works well, and the cost is reasonable. If you're looking to spend a lot of money, or want one of the designer muzzle brakes, I'm not the guy to ask.
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Old March 30, 2013, 07:05 PM   #3
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AAC Blackout
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Old March 30, 2013, 07:56 PM   #4
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The AAC muzzle brakes are awesome if you can get a hold of one with the 7.62 thread. The blackout is also fantastic.

Are you planning on running a can now or ever? That should be your biggest concern since most quick attach silencers use a proprietary mount (I stick with AAC so I can silence anything I want). If you're NOT planning to suppress the rifle, Noveske's flaming pig flash hider is the best thing since sliced bread imho.
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Old March 30, 2013, 07:57 PM   #5
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To add to that last one ^... Surefire also makes some great brakes and flash hiders that work with their stuff.
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Old March 30, 2013, 08:04 PM   #6
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My preference was a linear comp like the kies blast master (or Troy Claymore, Levang style, etc.). Recoil & muzzle flip are pretty minimal with the 300Blk so a focus on redirection of pressure and noise down range seemed appropriate.

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Old April 1, 2013, 01:00 PM   #7
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Put a silencer on it. Best muzzle device for any SBR.
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