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Posted: 8/16/2004 4:10:14 PM EDT
My VEPR K's barrel outer diameter measures 0.615"

What are my options for muzzle brakes? I need to reduce/eliminate the muzzle climb during single load range sessions (we're not allowed to rapid fire or load more than 1 round in the mag at one time, in accordance to Michigan state law when range shooting on state rifle ranges). I am using a modified Bulgarian vented gas tube and it has reduced recoil to the point I no longer need a recoil pad on my arm.

I am using standard 7.62x39 loads: Wolf, Barnaul, Winchester, Federal American Eagle, etc...
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 3:46:23 AM EDT
Good question!
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 12:30:28 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/20/2004 12:31:22 PM EDT by HK_DUDE]
Mine came with a factory muzzle brake installed, it works very well. I guess it doesn't show up too god in the pic, but I really like it....I think it was an additional $50 or something.
Link Posted: 8/20/2004 12:39:54 PM EDT
HK_Dude: Yep, that's the Robinson Arms brake. It's not a real AK-74 brake and it's not as effective in reducing muzzle climb and recoil as the real brake. Unfortunately since we have RPK barrels, I can't find many compensators that would directly fit.
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 8:29:12 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/21/2004 8:31:40 AM EDT by MOLOT]
Wait until the AWB bans ends and then have it threaded for an AR-15 flash suppressor (DPMS makes them for the 7.62x39 AR), or have a custom brake made from

dynasystems-ltd.com/GunFile/Products.html
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 11:24:43 AM EDT
Does the AR15 have a thick enough barrel?? My VEPR is .610", I don't think a .223 barrel would be as thick. My bore is 0.310"-0.313"
Link Posted: 8/21/2004 5:04:27 PM EDT
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