Volquartsen’s Forward Blow Stabilization Module

Volquartsen Custom is selling an interesting muzzle break. It is called the Forward Blow Stabilization Module and is designed for Ruger 10/22 rifles and Charger pistols, but will fit any rifle with .905 – .925″ diameter rimfire bull barrel.

Instead of porting the gas that exists the muzzle to the side or backwards toward it ports it forward at an angle.

From the product page:

Conventional wisdom tells us that compensators/muzzle brakes increase noise to the shooter. Our new forward blow stabilization module is designed to offer the best of both worlds – less recoil without the increase in noise.

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.22 LR rifles do recoil contrary to popular belief and you notice this when shooting competitively. Saying all that, you can call me skeptical on how effective this would be. Still, I am willing to keep an open mind and look forward to some intrepid shooter taking photos of this in action with a high speed camera. The device retails for $109.75.



Steve Johnson

Founder and Dictator-In-Chief of TFB. A passionate gun owner, a shooting enthusiast and totally tacti-uncool. Favorite first date location: any gun range. Steve can be contacted here.


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  • mmathers

    By directing the blast forward, this compensator works similar to the DPMS Levang Linear Compensator you can buy for your AR-15/Keltec SU-16. Speaking from personal experience, I did notice that my SU-16 was notably quieter to shoot after installing the Levang — and the extra light rifle’s muzzle didn’t climb as much off the bench.

    -g

  • jdun1911

    I’m in the process of building a 10.5 SBR AR15. I was thinking about Noveske Pig to cut down on the blast. Anyone know if Levang Linear Compensator cause cycling problems for SBR?

    http://www.bravocompanyusa.com/Noveske-Krink-KX3-Flash-Suppressor-with-Pig-p/kx3%20pig.htm

    • jdun1911, it shouldn’t should it? The gas flow behind it should not be effected.

  • jdun1911

    Ops I got it wrong. Need more coffee. The pig cause cycling problems with longer barrels.

  • Joseph

    I have recently completed a custom build on a .22 using the 10/22 as a platform. Nothing on the rifle is original ruger equipment. I have been wondering, if a compensator would make enough difference to warrent spending the money. I have a .920 alunimum barrel and would like to keep the weight down. Does anyone have any comment on this? thanks