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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 harnessed to accomplish them are not identical […]

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 each shot, while a flash hider minimizes […]