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WatchItGo 10-08-2007 04:27 PM

slant brake
Does anyone know what a slant brake is?

BLS33 10-08-2007 10:51 PM

It is a muzzle brake with a slant cut into the end. Muzzle brakes are used to reduce recoil and in hand reduce muzzle climb.

matt g 10-09-2007 12:12 AM

Slant brakes are pretty bad, I'd look for another option if you can. They just don't control climb and flash like birdcage or vortex style brakes do.

dglockster 10-09-2007 02:59 PM

Slant brakes are primarily used to give the AK-47 an "authentic" look, plus they are the only muzzle device that permits the mounting of a bayonet on an AK-47. None of the preceding is true for AK-74 rifles.

I have heard good things about this muzzle device:


JTAC-47 Compensator for 7.62X39 AK, 14:1, LH
This isn't just a copy of some other brake that's been adapted to fit on an AK-47. AK Concepts designed this as a serious muzzle device that is aimed at function more than just a US compliance part.

AK Concepts designed a compensator that not only lessens the recoil of the AK-47, but does so without a significant increase in blast noise directed toward the shooter or individuals next to the shooter.

This compensator fits all standard AKs with the 14:1 LH thread (reverse thread).

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