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#1 SigAddict

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 01:37 PM

I am in the market for a compensator for my 18" Larue Tactical Stealth upper (.223). What is the best compensator on the market for tactical carbine matches? I have been looking at the Titan AR-15 .223 Compensator, JP Tactical compensator and the Arredondo compensator.

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 01:46 PM

You might want to start your search here
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Posted 30 March 2010 - 08:37 PM

Hello: Buy the Rolling Thunder comp from Benny Hill at Triangle Shooting Sports. It is all over the pages of the lastest Front Sight. Thanks, Eric

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 05:31 AM

"Best" is a very subjective term when speaking compensators but I tend to like the SJC Titan comp the best.

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 06:12 PM

best??? yeeesh yes that is really subjective, just as we people come in all shapes and sizes so do comps, and how they work also lands squarely with the operator and his/her shooting style and or body type

back in the day Gungames magazine ran an article on opengun pistol comps, as i recall there was 2 full pages of em, ifthere was an 'end all be all' comp then wouldnt it be justthe one comp???? viva la variety!!!!!!!!!!!! hehehe

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 07:35 PM

I went with a Titan AR-15 .223 Compensator.

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 08:52 PM

As stated above, the "best" is subjective... And prone to location. But that being said the general concensus is either a Titan or a Rolling Thunder dukeing it out fro top honors and a Bennie Cooley just behind them. I'm personally in the Rolling Thunder camp, have them on 5 different rifles now from 5.45x39 to .223 to 6.5 Grendel to .308 and have no plans to change to another brand any time soon. :closedeyes:
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Posted 31 March 2010 - 09:16 PM

I like the F2. There are several that work great. This is just my personal favorite, for now anyway.
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Posted 31 March 2010 - 09:16 PM

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Gunsmith is Marty Kolodziej of Accuracy Speaks.

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Posted 31 March 2010 - 11:21 PM

Mostly Irrelevant. Bennie Cooley won a national championship without a comp. Just pick one ( I would get a triangle shooting sports rolling thunder), ZERO your rifle and practice. And then practice again. And then quit worrying about equipment and practice again.
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Posted 01 April 2010 - 06:07 AM

Jim,

Wow! Marty did an awesome job blending the barrel to the comp.

Outstanding work.

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 06:54 AM

Jman,

Nice, very nice... Your pictures are great also.

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Posted 01 April 2010 - 07:00 AM

Mostly Irrelevant. Bennie Cooley won a national championship without a comp. Just pick one ( I would get a triangle shooting sports rolling thunder), ZERO your rifle and practice. And then practice again. And then quit worrying about equipment and practice again.



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Posted 01 April 2010 - 01:36 PM

Thanks for the kind words.


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Posted 08 April 2010 - 05:49 PM

I vote for and use a Michulik comp. Cost me $38. Video of my rifle shows no muzzle rise....nice and flat recoil. Can't ask for more.

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Posted 09 April 2010 - 06:38 AM

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good info,,, no matter the brand,,,

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Posted 09 April 2010 - 12:05 PM

Jim,

Wow! Marty did an awesome job blending the barrel to the comp.

Outstanding work.

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Posted 10 April 2010 - 08:51 AM

I like the Cooley comp. Shoots flat, look good


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Posted 10 April 2010 - 09:32 AM

I have the Rolling thunder on all of my .223s and my 308 AR platform guns... Posted Image
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Posted 10 April 2010 - 01:00 PM

This same topic used to come up when I used to Drag Race.

"Blah, Blah, Blah...Our (insert your product) is better.

Here's how you can prove it to everyone and make your company have some credibility:

Take your product to a big match, along with all the other top comps.

Ask some top shooters to try it on the timer.

Video-tape the results.

Post on You-Tube

Report Back.

Until then you're just talking, and you aren't being too convincing...

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 07:34 AM

After some serious pruning of unacceptable argumentative back-and-forth-bickering posts in this thread, it is being reopened. The original poster's question is valid and he doesn't deserve to be punished for the poor behavior of others. If you notice something you posted here is gone, that's why.

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 08:24 AM

Bought the JP comp and have been very satisfied with it. Looked at many and read the article in Front site and talked to others. I think most mentioned are good it all depends on each persons experience with the product. Not all barrels and loads are the same so you results and opinions may differ kinda like finding a holster you like.

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 09:33 AM

Thanks ima45dv8 for your intervention. Most of the previous input I received was very helpful.

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 06:45 PM

After some serious pruning of unacceptable argumentative back-and-forth-bickering posts in this thread, it is being reopened. The original poster's question is valid and he doesn't deserve to be punished for the poor behavior of others. If you notice something you posted here is gone, that's why.

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