Originally Posted by austin92
What does "timed" muzzle brake mean? First time I've heard that, just curious.
On a muzzle brake with top/side holes (not the type with holes all around)
you rotate the brake to cancel the recoil force vectors.
Typically for a right handed shooter the gun recoils up and to the right.
Rotating the brake clockwise (looking from the butt) aligns the top vent holes
to cancel both the up recoil, and that little flip to the right. Most of my
AR's with brakes have the "top" of the brake at somewhere around the
1 o'clock position.