In this article we are going to do a bit of a deep dive into why the APA Answer (Patent Pending) muzzle brake is the most advantages muzzle devise on the Gas Gun market. APA has never been known for being the cheapest, however they are long regarded as a company that refines and refines and refines a little more, until the final product is a game changer. They have been referred to as the most copied people in the Precision rifle market. The newest game changer that they’ve brought to the table is The Answer muzzle brake.
With a wide variety of Muzzle Brakes to choose from, how does one choose from the gamut of availability? This article is not going to cover part quality or manufacturing processes. It is no secret that the vast majority of muzzle brakes on the market either are cast or MIM (mold injected metal) parts with some slick branding and huge profit margins, or they are an outsourced, machined part with not so exacting standards. There are just a few companies that are machining in house muzzle brakes to spec but this is a story for a different day. We will be discussing several the most popular design types and their features as well as how well they function.
Does the internal diameter of a muzzle brake effect recoil reduction? This is a very common question, derived from the desire to purchase only one muzzle brake to use for multiple caliber sizes. American Precision Arms’ R&D department set out find the answer to this mystery.