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Thread: Tape on muzzle brakes

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    Tape on muzzle brakes

    So I now have a rifle with a brake on it, have always had a but if tape over the end of my suppressors. Can the same be done with a brake and shoot through it or would it have to be removed? What would a bit if tape residue / dirt do it it gets stuck in the brake?

    Not sure on what variety of brake it is (came with the rifle)

    The pressure involved makes me think that a bit of tape wouldn't matter. Can remember someone here did an experiment with tape or no tape on a suppressor and there was no difference

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    It is not going to cause any harm, although tape is usually not needed unless the rifle is being carried muzzle-up in rain. Muzzle brakes tend to protect the muzzle from foreign bodies quite well.
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    Ok next question, which breed of brake? 7mm rifle was built by gunworks and I brought 2nd hand

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    Silky me, i thought that this was a new brand of them

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    When I seen the heading I thort "shit that wont work"
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    Looks like one of their own brakes.

    I use the finger off a rubber glove over my brake, like a condom But have never left it on to shoot.

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    Tape it up.
    I do it all the time and no worries at all. The tape wouldn’t even get touched by the projectile. If you’re worried about it try it at the range first.

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    the pneumatic force of the bullet going down the barrel will blast it off and the gases after that will do the rest

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    Tape will be fine.
    Looks like a Gunworks break to me.

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    Bloody heck @223nut it's a gunworks brake same as mine, we have discussed this
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    Quote Originally Posted by dannyb View Post
    Bloody heck @223nut it's a gunworks brake same as mine, we have discussed this
    Hmmm must have been having a blonde day then! It sure works, reocil is less than the 308 with dpt can on it. Would hate to fire wi5hout plugs in though....
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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    Hmmm must have been having a blonde day then! It sure works, reocil is less than the 308 with dpt can on it. Would hate to fire wi5hout plugs in though....
    Don't do that, I accidentally left one of my plugs out after taking a phone call, my ears just about bled and where ringing for days

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    Finger of a latex glove, no tape. Pops off at the first poof...

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    Don't know about brakes, but I did a lot of testing with electrical tape over muzzle. I found that if the tape was a tight fit, point of impact wasn't affected, but if tape was a loose fit, muzzle gases hitting the tape would shift POI.

 

 

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