If you are thinking and asking about a muzzle brake then it is probably worth it. The Weatherby is just a bit much for me and the thin barrel profile does not lend itself to installing a brake. A muzzle brake is probably the most effective way to counter the recoil generated by modern high-power hunting rifles. The downside to muzzle brakes is that they are loud, so loud they can cause temporary deafness and permanent hearing damage. Need a Muzzle Brake for 300 Win Mag. PX Member. It made a world of difference in recoil, but it is now insanely loud. We must have complete gun to install Muzzle Brake!! I have a 300WM with a muzzle brake. In relative terms, they make a .300 Winchester Magnum feel about like a .243 and a .375 H&H feel like a .30-06. In the shooting sports we call that reaction recoil or "kick." Unless you handload, factory .300 Wby ammo is 2 to 4 times the cost of factory "standard" ammo. If I find something better at reducing recoil and controlling muzzle rise I will make mine better. I put this one right there with fat bastard/muzzle brakes n more. I found a comparison of 30 cal brakes from TTAG but saw a bunch of guys on snipers hide … Does anyone have any good recomendations? Minuteman. The CMG Recoil Reaper , fitted to a hunting rifle will reduce felt recoil by up to 65% and lessen noise to such an extent that no hearing protection is required (apart from the Competition model). The rifle in question is a Savage 110BA 300WM, this is the model from a few years ago … (I was under the impression they were used by shooters on my left and right at the range to give me a concussion!) My rifle was sub MOA before I put the brake on it and remained so after placement. In the late 1980's I had a muzzle brake installed and it made a huge difference in both felt recoil and muzzle blast. I leave my brake on 95% of the time because I usually am shooting when my partner is not next to me. Placed brake on my 300 Weatherby and finally was able to break away and shot it today, I then shot my .308 for comparison. The felt recoil with 250gr Nosler Partitions(107gr H-1000) is between a .243/.308. I would like to get a muzzle brake to reduce felt recoil but try and keep the weight down. Continue with Facebook. 5 … Works great on varmint rifles too, such as 223 or 22-250. Continue with Google. I really like the seamless design of his self timing brake. KDF Slim Line Muzzle Brake. Without the brake, bench shooting is not all that fun. The .22 caliber model is available in 1/2″x28 TPI or non-threaded(must be pre-ordered) for non-standard custom threads, the .30 caliber and the 338 caliber models are both threaded for 5/8″x24 TPI. I was 18 years old and recoil didn't bother me all that much then. i saw a guy at the range 2 weeks ago that was an easy 325 and he had a buzzle brake made for his vangaud in 300 win mag because it hurt him so bad. I have several rifles with Holland's Gunsmithing brakes on them and they are very effective; my 30-06 kicks like a 243. Thanks to Mel, I'm now considering a muzzle brake, which should help a great deal. Some designs I can tell just by looking at them that they won't compete well with the more effective brakes on the market. I have a Weatherby Mk-V Accumark in .338-378Wby with the accu-brake. Anyway, I'm with you about the Weatherby thing! The PL Muzzle Brake also features exact braking surface dimensions that have been calculated to provide a particular amount of recoil reduction for the intended caliber and cartridge. I have a Weatherby Vangaurd 300 wby mag. I had no idea muzzle brakes reduced felt recoil so much. JEFF BAUER, JR. "Fight Crime, Shoot Back" Save Share. By using a muzzle brake, we were able to tame the monster 300 Norma Mag so that it felt more like a bare muzzle 308 or 6.5 Creedmoor. .300 Weatherby Mag. Best Muzzle Brake for 300 Win Mag PL-300WM Muzzle Brake . With the brake in place the 300 Weatherby was easier and more enjoyable to shoot. Jun 3, 2019 #1 I know this has been discussed before however I have specific a requirement. This thing is brutal. You've convinced me -- rifle has been ordered in 300 PRC Click to expand... You’ll never believe how much recoil reduction you’ll feel. And, there is the “audioflage” effect of using a muzzle brake for longer shots on game. my wifes grandpa has a vangaurd in 300 weatherby mag that i have shot several times. Ear protection is a must, even when hunting. Choice of optics for .300 Weatherby rifles is also very important in order to avoid the dreaded Weatherby eyebrow (scope cuts to the eyebrow) and the flinch that develops both before and after injury. Guns. My personal recoil handling ability falls squarely between any of the unbraked .300WMs’ I have fired and my Weatherby Mark5 .300 Weatherby Mag, (also without a brake). By reducing recoil fatigue a .30 cal muzzle brake will let you practice more. I will never settle for second best. Dec 25, 2005 198 18 Pennsylvania. SOLD Caliber Info:.300 Weatherby Magnum Metal Condition: Excellent Wood Condition: Very good with handling marks Bore Condition: Bright Barrels: 24" with a muzzle brake Stock: Checkered walnut Stock Dimensions: 13.25" LOP Fore End: Checkered walnut Butt Pad: Rubber recoil pad Weight: … I have had a .300 Weatherby since I974 when I bought it new in Twin Falls Idaho. Join the discussion . Best Reviews Weatherby Vanguard 300 Win Mag With Muzzle Brake And Zero Impulse Mu Weatherby factory rifles utilize a 26” barrel while Weatherby long range models feature muzzle brakes which take the barrel length out to 29”. KDF, INC. is recognized world-wide as the leader in high efficiency muzzle brake technology. I … If you're looking for a significant up grade in umph a magnum cartridge with a muzzle brake might be the way to go, if it's primarily hunting that interests you that is. 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. Recoil. Also, the muzzle brake on this combination results in virtually no felt recoil. Do not forget that rifle weight is a crucial factor in the recoil equation, inversely proportional to recoil. That said, the .30-378 really needs to be braked to aid in recoil reduction and with most brakes being around 3” long, compromises in barrel length have to be made. Metal Condition: Stainless receiver, jeweled bolt, 3-positioin right-hand safety, claw exractor, knurled bolt handle, left-side bolt release, and stainless floor plate. It can be measured or computed empirically and has been for this recoil table. Weatherby ~ Mark V ~ .300 Wby Mag Description: Weatherby Mark V chambered in .300 Weatherby Magnum. There are definitely gains to be had from longer barrels of up to 32”. imho In platforms which induce intolerable or uncontrollable recoil, a muzzle brake should be fitted to aid accuracy. Just a light caress – noting sharp and no more noticeable than is experienced with a heavy .243 rig. Im not looking to port the barrel or send it off. I recently ordered a Seekins Precision Havak Pro Hunter 2 in 300 PRC. Fast & Free shipping on many items! I tried Ryan Pierce’s muscle brake on the last 300 build. I shoot an unbraked old stock vanguard in 300 Weatherby and a 7 mm RM tang safety Ruger with a custom brake as my primary deer and elk rifles. If the .300 Wby is a half pound to pound more then the 30-06 and the brake is typical they will feel about the same. We were able to cut the recoil on a featherweight 308 Win to be much less than a hefty 6XC (roughly the same cartridge as a 243 Win). Thanks. The "factory" recoil pad that is on it is NOT cutting it. Bore Condition: Excellent. Have your gunsmith put a brake and thread protector on and you can have your cake and eat it too. I made the mistake of hunting with the brake on once. One serious drawback to a muzzle brake is that it increases the muzzle blast considerably. KDF, INC. developed and produced the first muzzle brake in 1983. Compensators. Updated: October 23, 2019. More The Gun Nuts. It will be "fun" to shoot again. Good brake= loud brake In my experience the most effective muzzle brakes are also the loudest, and a good brake on a 300 Wby would cause extreme pain without hearing protection. Eliminates the recoil and allows you to see the impact. With Muzzle Brake Description: SOLD Caliber Info:.300 Weatherby Magnum. I figure even if these brakes work half as well as claimed I am GTG. It makes me wonder why it took so long for them to get popular. All that being said it depends on the rifle. Barrels: 24" stainless barrel with no sights and a 4" muzzle brake. If you don't need a light rifle then increasing rifle weight(10lbs+ tames it down quite a bit) is a much better solution if you actually need the speed of the Weatherby cartridge. My .300 Wby weighs 1-1/2 lb less than my ..300 Savage with an “Answer” brake yet the recoil felt with the Savage is noticeably sharper. Whatever big bore you settle on I suggest a Weatherby with the brake on during practice and off if people are next to you. Latest. while it didn't tickle by any means it wasn't bad enough to need a muzzle brake to shoot. .30 Cal. I've got its bigger cousin, an Accumark in .340 Weatherby. Does anyone know where i can purchase a nice thick recoil pad for it. Weatherby VG Accubrake ST #1 20in / #2 26in Tungsten Muzzle Brake Weatherby VG Accubrake ST #2 24in Tungsten Muzzle Brake Get Special Offers Delivered Right to Your Inbox Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. A .308/.300 blackout compensator, like its brake counterpart, is slightly over-bored, in order to work properly. The brake makes a huge difference. D. Doug308 Sergeant. It works great. Also not looking for a slip on cheap pad either. Reply. Thread starter Doug308; Start date Jun 3, 2019; Forums. If there is a muzzle brake you'd like to see tested, and I think it's worth testing, drop me a email and I will do my best to test it. Bench shooting, felt recoil with the brake is less than my Model 70 in 7mm Mag. My .300 Weatherby is my new favorite rifle. By David E. Petzal. The VG6 Precision – AR-15 Gamma 300BLK Muzzle Brake is essentially a hybrid muzzle decides that has 2 functions: it eliminates recoil and minimizes any muzzle rise as you shoot. Muzzle brakes reduce recoil by diverting part of these gasses to the side so that they do not add to the rearward recoil.” Adding a muzzle break to a gun reduces the recoil by as much as 40-50%. Traditional muzzle brakes, such as Weatherby's Accubrake, KDF's Slimline Brake, and the Vais brake, reduce recoil by as much as 50 percent or more. Designed by the Phil L. Senior engineer at the LRK Mechanical in Northern AZ, this model is made of stainless steel. It’s not a big stretch from there to say you just might shoot better with a 5/8x24 muzzle brake on your rifle. The widely acclaimed KDF Slim Line muzzle brake is not only the most effective brake on the market, but it also looks great on your rifle. Of course, that increased recoil reduction means those brakes are louder than the simpler, less effective designs like the VTR brake … Winchester Model 70 .300 Weatherby Mag. Trick out or upgrade your firearm with the largest gun parts selection at eBay.com. You will release that it comes with porting dimensions to redirect the force of gases from the round discharge. The muzzle brake redirects some of the high pressure gasses which reduces some of the felt recoil, but it also redirects some of muzzle noise back to the shooter. When you should—and shouldn’t—put a muzzle brake on a rifle. Great deals on 308 Muzzle Brake. 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