I've always wondered, as anyone ever made a sort of "reverse" muzzle brake for low recoil rifles? I'd gladly trade a little more recoil for less muzzle blast in my .204, even a 22-250.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.