muzzle brake

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muzzle brake

A device attached to the muzzle of a weapon that utilizes escaping gas to reduce recoil.
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The Model 19 .357 Combat Magnum in traditional blue with 4.2-inch barrel looks great, and S&W Performance Center's version has a 3-inch barrel with integral recoil compensator. Round-butt 3-inch barrel K-Frame revolvers have become grail guns for modern carry and home defense among today's revolver enthusiasts, and S&W is answering the demand.
Middlebrooks Custom Colt Government Model with his superbly efficient recoil compensator, the JetComp.
Taurus offers extra-large-frame hunting versions of its Raging Bull revolver chambered for .500 Magnum, in four-inch, 6 1/2-inch and ten-inch, all with heavy full-lug barrels, integral recoil compensator and shock-absorber grips.
Later, Ron Power applied the PPC gun treatment to the Ruger Redhawk and added a recoil compensator; it made full power .44 Magnum ammo kick like, well, like it wasn't .44 Magnum.
Its barrel with tapered underlug is almost 7 inches long counting the removable recoil compensator at the muzzle, it weighs 44.2 ounces, it's more than a foot long overall, and it carries a suggested retail of $1,189.
For the same reason, a gun with an integral recoil compensator might have enhanced value for this customer.
Middlebrooks of Virginia, which had extended sight radius due to its highly effective JetComp recoil compensator. It kept all five Noslers under an inch, at 0.95-inch, and the best three in 0.60-inch.
The selling features include a heavy 4-inch barrel and unfluted cylinder "business gun" with a removable recoil compensator.
Its 3" barrel has an integral recoil compensator at the muzzle, and between that and the rubber grips, our test sample exhibited surprisingly mild recoil with the high intensity Speer 115-grain Gold Dot load.
My .45 Magnum Griz was fitted with a JetComp recoil compensator by D.R.
I found most other 10mms to peen their parts after round count with full power ammo went into the thousands, unless the pistol had a recoil compensator, which softens the impact to the mechanism.
-- JETCOMP RECOIL COMPENSATOR FOR AMAZING REDUCTION IN MUZZLE JUMP AND REARWARD KICK.