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Old September 1, 2013, 12:17 AM   #1
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1911 Muzzle device

Anyone have a suggestion for best muzzle device for a 1911. They all look remarkably similar so wondering if one is any better than the other.
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Old September 1, 2013, 05:29 AM   #2
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Are you talking about a muzzle brake?
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Old September 1, 2013, 11:05 AM   #3
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Probably means a compensator.
If so, it depends on the caliber.
The slower the round, the less effective they are.
Compensators are designed mostly for .38 Super and the like.
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Old September 1, 2013, 01:41 PM   #4
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I'd skip the compensator and just go straight to a suppressor, if it were legal in my state. You get the recoil reduction similar to a compensator/brake and also significantly less noise and muzzle flash. .45acp is great for suppressing due to it's subsonic nature.

For a 1911 I consider a suppressor to be the 'best muzzle device' for the reasons above. IMO.
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