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Old April 7, 2013, 10:38 AM   #1
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Linear Muzzle brakes

Hey everyone. I am looking to hear from people who have used linear a compensator.

1) Do they have any effect on dampening recoil as some companies claim?
2) Do they reduce muzzle jump/climb as some companies claim?

I know a linear comps main purpose is to direct the sound away from the shooter but I am also curious if they have any positive effects on muzzle climb and recoil.
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Old April 8, 2013, 08:27 AM   #2
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Based on my Vavang linear comp on a 18" bull barrel AR in 5.56.

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1) Do they have any effect on dampening recoil as some companies claim?
Not really noticeable.


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2) Do they reduce muzzle jump/climb as some companies claim?
Yes, minor reduction. There are comps that do a much better job but you pay a noise penalty.

The Lavang is pretty good at reducing noise to the shooter.
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Old April 8, 2013, 02:02 PM   #3
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Hey everyone. I am looking to hear from people who have used linear a compensator.

1) Do they have any effect on dampening recoil as some companies claim?

No. In fact I think the recoil impulse is increased

2) Do they reduce muzzle jump/climb as some companies claim?

Maybe a little but not really.

I know a linear comps main purpose is to direct the sound away from the shooter but I am also curious if they have any positive effects on muzzle climb and recoil.

They do a very good job at directing sound away though.
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