Muzzle Brake VS Flash Hider

Muzzle Brake VS Flash Hider

By Guy J. Sagi Flash hiders reduce visible light generated as a bullet exits a gun and muzzle brakes decrease the amount of recoil reaching the shooter. They occupy the same real estate on a firearm and are often similar in looks, but their respective missions and science…
photo of Flash Hider VS Compensator

Flash Hider VS Compensator

By Guy J. Sagi Flash hiders and compensators occupy the muzzle end of a firearm barrel. They can appear nearly identical, but the functions they perform are not the same. Despite the shared real estate and similar looks, a compensator’s primary mission is to reduce muzzle rise at…