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Posted: 1/31/2006 6:59:18 AM EDT
I'm noticing that most of the Bulgarian muzzle brakes have crescent shaped vents while the EG brakes have the zig-zag cut vents.

A few questions:

1. Will either brake work for an AK chambered in 5.56 (.223)?

2. Functionally are they the same? Is either brake any better or more desireable than the other?



I ask because I'm looking for a muzzle brake for my .223 Saiga and need help finding a good one.
Thanks for any input.
Link Posted: 1/31/2006 8:37:57 AM EDT
It should work for a .223 but I don't know for sure.

As for the differences,the Bulgy has the half Moon cuts as opposed to the zig zag cuts on the Russian/East German brake.There is another difference that,I feel,makes the Russian/EG a little more effective.The one mounted on the rifle is the Russian/EG the other is a Bulgarian,notice the narrower forward divider on the Russian.

Link Posted: 1/31/2006 12:42:44 PM EDT
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