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Finding the best muzzle brake for a Browning X-Bolt

June 15, 2021

Over the past several years, Browning bolt action rifles have become exceedingly popular with hunters and recreational shooters alike. There are many options available to the consumer with many variations of weight, caliber, color schemes as well as a wide variety of well marketed features, each with their own carefully branded logos. Examples include; the “Feather Trigger”, “Inflex Technology” recoil pads, “X-Lock” scope mount system and more. As many bolt action production rifles as there are available, Browning has managed to generate some what of a cult following with its customers over the decades.

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Gen 3 Answer Vs. The Gen 3 Little Bastard For the AR Enthusiast

January 22, 2020 1 Comment


Since APA announced the release of the Gen 3 Little Bastard and its availability in the popular 1/2X28 thread pattern for AR platform rifles, this question has continually risen; Which one of these brakes is better for my “AR”, The Gen 3 Little Bastard or The Answer? Well, this is kind of a loaded question but we are going to try to shed some light on it.

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What is the Most Effective Muzzle Brake Design?

November 13, 2019 7 Comments

What is the Most Effective Muzzle Brake Design? With a wide variety of Muzzle Brakes to choose from, how does one choose from the gamut of availability? We will be discussing several of the most popular design types and their features as well as how well they function.

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Will a .308 Muzzle Brake work on a 6.5 Creedmoor?

November 12, 2019 3 Comments

Will a .308 Muzzle Brake work on a 6.5 Creedmoor? Does the internal diameter of a muzzle brake effect recoil reduction? This is a very common question, derived from the desire to purchase only one muzzle brake to use for multiple caliber sizes. American Precision Arms’ R&D department set out to find the answer to this mystery.

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