flash hider


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flash hider

[′flash ‚hīd·ər]
(ordnance)
A metallic cone or flat disks attached to the muzzle of the gun to conceal the flash when the gun is fired and to prevent temporary blindness of the gun crew while firing.
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Since the flash hider sticks out past the front sight housing less than two inches, what kind of bayonet would you expect to be able to mount?
Mine has the flash hider permanently attached--all NFA-legal.
* The Zastava's distinctive muzzle device works more as a pressure chamber to ensure reliability than as a flash hider.
The 5.56 front caps also have the options of flash hider and standoff, as the .30 ones did.
These shooters have heard of such primers turning the bore red, the rusted bores, flash hiders, bolts and generally corroded firearms.
Note the forward bolt assist, "birdcage" flash hider and 20-round magazine.
This model, the BRN-10A, is fitted with the heavy 20" fluted barrel from Faxon Firearms with a diameter at the gas block of 0.750 and a Dutch-style 3-prong flash hider. Weight of the rifle is 9 lbs., 2 oz.
Again, for the field of competition--no problem--but in a world of pop-up, shoot-back targets, I would highly recommend a flash hider over the compensator.
Instead of an A2-style flash hider, the barrel on the MPR is tipped with a radially ported muzzle brake of Ruger's own design.
It's offered in 5.56mm and .300 Blackout with a lightweight chrome-moly barrel with Melonite finish and an AAC 51T flash hider. The 5.56 has a 1:8-inch twist, and the .300 has a quick 1:7-inch twist, so both should be great with heavier bullets.
A2 Military Style Flash Hider, Threaded & Removable