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#6225013 - 03/15/16 09:35 PM Muzzle Jump Reduction Question
Kung Fu Widgeon Offline
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I have custom 300 wm rifle I just built. I have issues with muzzle jump. I have a shillen barrel which I think is milled from a savage blank. It is 28 inches long with a 1:8 twist. I am shooting a 230 grain Berger hybrid with 73.3 grains of Retumbo. I was thinking either porting the barrel or adding a compensator. Which is more effective? I was thinking a compensator would be a good option. I could always switch it out with a suppressor if I chose. Ultimately though I want to maintain my accuracy as much as possible while reducing my muzzle jump as much as possible.

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#6225017 - 03/15/16 09:38 PM Re: Muzzle Jump Reduction Question [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Add a timed brake.

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Get the bipod up to something solid, and load into it. Make sure you're straight behind the rifle if prone. If on a bench, make sure your shoulders are square with the stock, and still loading the bipod.
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#6225045 - 03/15/16 10:03 PM Re: Muzzle Jump Reduction Question [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Can you provide a link to a few good options?

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#6225061 - 03/15/16 10:19 PM Re: Muzzle Jump Reduction Question [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Comp it.
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#6225126 - 03/16/16 03:00 AM Re: Muzzle Jump Reduction Question [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Google 308 muzzle brake and you can find a blog that compares a lot of muzzle brakes in 308,6,6.5 and 300 Norma mag. The Alamo four star, apa fat basturd and the apa little basturd were the best. The apa gen 2 do not need to be timed and they don't use washers either.


Edited by b1c2r3r4 (03/16/16 03:03 AM)

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#6225203 - 03/16/16 07:44 AM Re: Muzzle Jump Reduction Question [Re: Kung Fu Widgeon]
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Read the PRS Blog mentioned above and I had this one installed. Very effective on recoil and muzzle jump.

https://www.jprifles.com/1.4.2_re.php


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