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Opinion on a Noveske muzzle brake please

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by Kevatc, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. Kevatc

    Kevatc Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I am thinking of putting a Noveske Flaming Pig muzzle brake on my 16" AR. I know this device is more for a SBR but it just seems to have been one of those ideas that has really grown on me.

    So is it a dumb idea, impractical, or a what the heck why not idea?

    Thanks.
     
  2. 308

    308 ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ ΜOΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ Platinum Supporter Silver Supporter

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    Aside from looking a bit odd hanging out there on the end of a non SBR, I have to say they function very well. On my 7"bbl AK it's the difference between a deafening sound w/ 2-foot fireball and a mild forward focused report and zero fireball.

    Basically it's just a Bulgarian KRINKOV style 4-Piece Flash Hider
     
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  3. Benny503

    Benny503 Grants Pass Well-Known Member

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    I dont know about 16" rifle. I have heard this was created for SBR.
     
  4. captqc

    captqc Tigard Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    The Noveske KX3 Flaming Pig will work on any length rifle. They are coming out with a KX5 soon which is longer but skinnier to fit under certain hand guards. I had one on my SBR until I got a suppressor and it worked fine. Gary
     
  5. KalamaMark

    KalamaMark Kalama Wa Well-Known Member

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    I like the concept and run Krink style brakes on my AR pistol and rifle. I do have a hard time swallowing the price of the Flaming Pig. If you're uncertain if you'll like it, you might consider a lower cost alternative to test and see if this style of brake is for you.

    Ice Arms
     
  6. KalamaMark

    KalamaMark Kalama Wa Well-Known Member

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    I like the concept and run Krink style brakes on my AR pistol and rifle. I do have a hard time swallowing the price of the Flaming Pig. If you're uncertain if you'll like it, you might consider a lower cost alternative to test and see if this style of brake is for you, like the one in the link below.

    Ice Arms
     
  7. Kevatc

    Kevatc Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the input. The ice arms looks very similar to the noveske and a heck of a lot cheaper. My jury is still out. Not sure what to do.
     
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    KalamaMark Kalama Wa Well-Known Member

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  9. TwinStick

    TwinStick In the wind Active Member

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    I suggest you try that Ice Arms brake and see if you like it. Can't really go wrong with $45 which is about 1/3 of the cost of the Noveske.
     
  10. KCB

    KCB Hillsboro Active Member

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    I will second on the Clamore, but the Pig is awesome too on any length barrel. They both work well. I actually like the larger size of the Pig tucked into an NSR or DD Mod rail, looks mean.
     
  11. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    I don't see why you can't. but it's going to look like fire extinguisher nozzle on 16" barrel. :bluelaugh: