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.