FAQ & How To’s

How to install a Clamp On Muzzle Brake

How to install a HexMod CWES Muzzle Brake

What kind of warranty do you offer?

The warranty is called Integrity, if you have an honest issue, we will make it right, We believe in doing things the right way, In this litigious society warranties do more to allow dishonest people to victimize companies, than to protect customers from dishonest companies. If I make a Bad...Read More »

Why doesn't your brake have top ports to prevent muzzle rise?

Top ports on other brakes are to combat muzzle rise that occurs from their brakes not being completely effective in recoil reduction. Our brakes don’t require top ports because there isn’t enough recoil to create muzzle flip. See my post on muzzle brakes vs compensators for a more detailed...Read More »

Will it cause corrosion around the barrel?

If you neglect your firearm you can expect corrosion(and not just on the barrel), The type of anodizing used is the same as what the military uses to prevent corrosion between aluminum and steel. Keep your gun clean and you should have no problems.

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Will it damage my barrel finish?

If the installation is done properly there should be no damage to the finish, I CANNOT gaurantee it, use your own discretion when deciding if you can accept the slight risk of scuffs.

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Will it affect accuracy?

It can effect accuracy, In all cases to date, accuracy was improved. It can be attributed to harmonics, user comfort(less flinching), or maybe our brakes are magic(no, I’m not serious), But my bet is on user comfort being the largest factor. Read the Review on www.theboxotruth.com to see typical accuracy...Read More »

Will it affect my P.O.I.?

Maybe, On heavy Varmint, Match, Or Tactical barrels there has been little to no shift in POI reported, but it is possible. On light contour sporter barrels there has been some POI shift, BUT, in all cases to date, the groups got smaller.

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Can it come loose?

Anything can come loose. Scope mounts, receiver screws, and even muzzle brakes can come loose. Properly Torqued and checked at specified intervals the muzzle brake should not move. We mounted a brake on a .308 AR which only has 4 screws effectively clamping due to the threaded barrel, it took...Read More »

Does it make the gun louder?

Noise is subjective, For the shooter or spotter it will be louder, Use Proper Hearing Protection. For anyone/anything downrange the sound will be more diffused.

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How much recoil reduction can I expect?

A LOT!!! Seriously though, Recoil is a subjective matter. Many manufacturers and magazines have tried to quantify recoil reduction. Are they talking perceived recoil, recoil velocity, recoil energy, or some combination of all? Believe it or not, recoil velocity and recoil energy is unchanged when adding a muzzle brake...Read More »

Muzzle brakes vs. compensators

Among many people there is a misconception that muzzle brakes and compensators are the same thing. This could hardly be further from the truth.

Firearm recoil is a combination of three different forces;

1. Newtons 3rd law, When the bullet starts moving it forces the firearm to start moving in the opposite...Read More »