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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These include stripped upper and lower receivers ($150), Al-profile barrels with a correct 1:12" twist or a 1:7" twist ($249.99), the correct round, tapered five-position front sight ($5.99), the Al-style slip ring ($16.99), triangular charging handle ($59.99) and the original-style bird-cage flash suppressor ($6.99).
To the side, a small flash was visible, extending approximately one to two inches in front of the flash suppressor. The flash signature was relatively small and muted.
The flash suppressor is a bit dated and there are better designs available today, but it works.
Since they all attach similarly, I will just use the standard A-2 flash suppressor as an example in this article.
With the barrel mounted, we can begin installing the components that attach to it: the op rod guide, gas system, flash suppressor and handguard.
Some prefer an effective flash suppressor. Others prefer a modern brake designed to project the blast forward and away from the shooter and his mates.
Assault weapons were defined as those with certain evil features such as a bayonet lug, detachable magazine, flash suppressor, threaded muzzle and folding stock.
(By the way, the reason I'm referring to these as "multi-tools" is that they have cutouts that fit, sort of, the receiver extension and flash suppressor nut.) The variety of barrel nut wrench you need has an attachment for a l/2-inch drive, into which goes a wrench handle, and now we'll talk about those.
When it comes to muzzle devices, you need to choose whether you need a muzzle brake or a flash suppressor. On a social rifle I would consider an effective flash suppressor mandatory.
The barrel on this rifle is 18" with a low profile mid length gas system, covered with a 12" quad rail and threaded on the end is the Black Rain Ordnance flash suppressor. The stock and grip are Magpul MOE.