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    The official release video is being uploaded now and pre-orders are now also live on the website.


    Part 3 of the tuner series is also being uploaded now, check the second post or website for the video.
    The end result came out really good.

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    Very nice and clear video. But I'm sure that there is a speech therapist around somewhere that can help you with that strange impediment! hahaha Joking, of course.

    I don't know how/where you could do it, but wow...it would be nice if there were slot number and revolution markings on there to aid in identifying and reproducing the tuner's position. Just my first thought....more like a multi-revolution elevation turret. MOA/MIL marks and revolution markings so you know if you are at 9 or 19 clicks up.

    Prob not feasible...I'm sure you have spent a tremendous amount of time determining the optimum and producible feature set...but this was my first thought.
     
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    Very nice and clear video. But I'm sure that there is a speech therapist around somewhere that can help you with that strange impediment! hahaha Joking, of course.

    I don't know how/where you could do it, but wow...it would be nice if there were slot number and revolution markings on there to aid in identifying and reproducing the tuner's position. Just my first thought....more like a multi-revolution elevation turret. MOA/MIL marks and revolution markings so you know if you are at 9 or 19 clicks up.

    Prob not feasible...I'm sure you have spent a tremendous amount of time determining the optimum and producible feature set...but this was my first thought.

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    Its not the first self timming tuner horizontal brake on the market i made and sold some 4 years ago and erik cortina makes one as well yours looks very much like mine but works nothing like mine but i dont make small brakes like yours so no big deal. I only make ELR sized brakes. The first tuner brake brake made was the harrells radial brake. Mine was the first horizontal port tuner brake and was the first controlled blast direction port tuner brake and there are several companies that use set screws on their tuners.
     

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    @rydah - Will the TMB comfortably fit over a .900 straight (no taper) barrel diameter?
    Thanks for the question and yes it will.
    It will fit any barrel contour up to 1.04 inches in diameter at the shoulder.
     

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    Finally got my new rifles setup, so I’ll be doing load development on this one this week when my 130gr eldms arrive and posting up my results.
    Then I’ll start playing with the .308 hunting rifle.

    This archimedes action is slick. I’m a big fan.

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    I will look into this further.



    Unfortunately the virus has slowed things down and we are booked in but manufacturing doesn't start until January. Samples will be heading out in January for review so keep a look out for them. Some trusted sources from the hide will have them to do content with.



    Happy to help ask away.

    Also check out the technology section of the website where I give an overview of the brake, tuner and its design: https://www.strikewithoutwarning.com/technology

    The biggest difference other than the performance of our muzzle brake vs the muzzle brake used in the ec brake will be the concept behind the device. The tmb was made to be durable and rugged which is the whole reason I believe tuners never translated and migrated over to the tactical side of precision rifles. A lot of time and design was put into creating a tuner that integrated into the muzzle brake and wasn't an after thought but still performed the way the best bench rest style tuners behave. I hunt sambar here in Melbourne and live on a large property, my rifles are always with me beating around in my truck or in the thick bush getting caught/beat on things, if I made a tuner muzzle brake it had to be durable. Tuners move in .001 of an inch increments between settings and they are not something that you want to be able to move should you beat up on it. Adjusting a tuner affects your group size and poi. The original ec tuner is held in place with the friction of nylon tipped set screws and if the same design is used for this new ec brake, with it on the end of the brake, it seems quite exposed to me. The tmb locks in place into one of 24 preset adjustments and cant physically move should you beat up on it unless you sheer both the 8-32 set screws in half. It also has no hard edges and smooth edges angles so it deflects off of anything its forced into.



    Thats the ideal solution as far as im concerned. I tried to incorporate ball detent plungers into the design also but the minimum lengths made the diameter of the tuner too large and the overall design too bulky. Instead I settled for groves cut into the locking collar so the set screws tightened into them and lock the tuner in place and while also giving it a set number of repeatable adjustments per revolution.
    It seems apart from the design in terms of shape and position of the tuner, the real difference is mainly on the manufacturer quality? TMB is more durable and the tuner does not move, EC tuner is possibly move if the same nylon tipped screws are used?

    I am just trying to understand what I would get for the extra $100.
     
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    It seems apart from the design in terms of shape and position of the tuner, the real difference is mainly on the manufacturer quality? TMB is more durable and the tuner does not move, EC tuner is possibly move if the same nylon tipped screws are used?

    I am just trying to understand what I would get for the extra $100.
    That’s a good way of looking at it.

    I set out with the intention of making the tmb the sphur of the scope mount world. Overbuilt, full featured, modular and adaptable (which I’ll be announcing soon), premium offering with no compromises.

    I didn’t want any laser etching, I wanted all the markings machined into the device so they couldn’t be scrubbed off/be removed with cleaners or get coated, which also meant I needed to make a proprietary tool to include with it to install the device.
    The tuner had to be able to lock in place which meant 24 machined valleys under the tuner for the set screws to lock into.
    The muzzle brake had to perform as good or better than the other top offerings (so you weren’t compromising on the brakes performance just to get a brake/tuner in the one device) and that meant complex internal geometry to beat the top brakes I was testing.
    The design has only angled edges with a smooth radius so that it glances off of objects if it’s hit on things.
    It’s also nitrided to increase its wear and corrosion resistance.

    So there’s a lot more going on with the tmb and I think because of that the tmb would cost twice as much to produce.

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    Sorry to see so many shooters having sore vaginas over the patent, good onya mate, good to see, I like it. Can you try that sucker on a 300wm though, I don't have short actions and would like to see the recoil reduction and ability to tune with more gas flow.
     
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    Sorry to see so many shooters having sore vaginas over the patent, good onya mate, good to see, I like it. Can you try that sucker on a 300wm though, I don't have short actions and would like to see the recoil reduction and ability to tune with more gas flow.
    Thanks mate appreciate it.

    Best I can do is a 28 nosler... But until then I can tell you my 16 inch 308 is great fun to shoot with the tmb. Hardly any recoil. I’ll do a recoil test with my mates 28 nosler and my 308 and 6.5 creedmoor soon and do a video so people can see how it performs compared to other brakes.
     
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    Thanks mate appreciate it.

    Best I can do is a 28 nosler... But until then I can tell you my 16 inch 308 is great fun to shoot with the tmb. Hardly any recoil. I’ll do a recoil test with my mates 28 nosler and my 308 and 6.5 creedmoor soon and do a video so people can see how it performs compared to other brakes.
    Hi Rydah, just checking in if you'll be releasing the video/video's of your testing and if you've any estimate on when the TMB might be shipping out to those that have ordered one. I hope your doing well. Thank you.
     
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    Hi Rydah, just checking in if you'll be releasing the video/video's of your testing and if you've any estimate on when the TMB might be shipping out to those that have ordered one. I hope your doing well. Thank you.
    What is the status on the pre-orders?

    I will be doing those tests in a week or so when I finally get some stuff I’m waiting on. I’ll put up the videos here when they’re done.

    Preorders according to our supplier are on track for April. But I’ll update everyone closer to that with a more refined eta when they know.

    I’m doing tshirts and stickers for everyone that preordered to say thank you for the support. So if you did please email me your size so I can include one with your orders.

    First prs match of the year for me was today. The tmb worked really well, hardly any recoil, hardly any muzzle rise, easy spotting shots. Everyone that tried it out really enjoyed it.

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    Manufacturing samples are finally in.
    Few small things I had asked them to tweak so you guys are getting the best product possible but very happy with them overall. Can’t wait for people to finally get them.

    These ones are headed out to reviewers/pro shooters so look out for feedback from some trusted sources on the tmb soon.

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    The tmb won its first match yesterday so I’m really happy about that. Rifle ran like a sewing machine all day, couldn’t have been happier with it.

    Samples are in reviewers/pro shooters hands now so look out for feedback on those. Manufacturing is going great for the first batch and I’m super excited for everyone to get them soon.

    Recoil test is still coming, just trying to organise borrowing all the brakes I want to test off of people at the same time.

    Also our newest product intended to work with silencers is finished and samples will be getting made very soon, so look out for details on that soon once I finish working everything out with manufacturing.

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    The tmb won its first match yesterday so I’m really happy about that. Rifle ran like a sewing machine all day, couldn’t have been happier with it.

    Samples are in reviewers/pro shooters hands now so look out for feedback on those. Manufacturing is going great for the first batch and I’m super excited for everyone to get them soon.

    Recoil test is still coming, just trying to organise borrowing all the brakes I want to test off of people at the same time.

    Also our newest product intended to work with silencers is finished and samples will be getting made very soon, so look out for details on that soon once I finish working everything out with manufacturing.

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    Morgun King had a nice win with the tmb at the gemstate standoff. His words “Just so you know I refuse to send it back lol.” So I think he likes it!

    We are 4 weeks away from all the preorders shipping so not long. Thank you to all for waiting so patiently. I really can’t wait for you guys to get them and hear how you like them.

    Recoil test and more videos coming soon. I just been really busy with matches and my new born.

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    Morgun King had a nice win with the tmb at the gemstate standoff. His words “Just so you know I refuse to send it back lol.” So I think he likes it!

    We are 4 weeks away from all the preorders shipping so not long. Thank you to all for waiting so patiently. I really can’t wait for you guys to get them and hear how you like them.

    Recoil test and more videos coming soon. I just been really busy with matches and my new born.

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    Congratulations to Morgun King and congratulations especially to you Rydah on your newborn!
     
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    Congratulations to Morgun King and congratulations especially to you Rydah on your newborn!
    This guy is a stud. RO'd a 2 day match where he came through and cleaned it both days. Of course he won it. But serious question is his legal name "Morgun"? Because that is possibly the most fitting name for one of this country's best PRS shooters ever.
     

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    Don’t feel too bad, I ordered an auto trickler at the same time as the tuners and will be a photo finish
     
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    . But serious question is his legal name "Morgun"? Because that is possibly the most fitting name for one of this country's best PRS shooters ever.
    I was thinking the same thing in regards to his first name. Actually if he's one of the country's best PRS shooters ever his last name of King is appropriate too!
     

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    Any closer to when these might ship? Disregard, just saw the 4 weeks from April 13
     
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    Waiting (im)patiently😉
    Finalising everything with the shipping warehouse this week so when they arrive they can get sent straight out. Can’t wait for everyone to get them.
    @rydah An chance of these being made for the big boomers? I'd love to have one on my .338LM.
    Yes .338 and 3/4 inch threads are coming. I had to make a small design change to accomodate the larger muzzle thread ie change the jam nut and brake interface thread but it’s done and all brakes in the next shipment will have that change.

    I also got my supplier to add an additional dye process to the nitriding process because after multiple cleaning cycles in clr they did fade a bit on the edges. So that should help them stay looking brand new for longer if you really abuse them.
     

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    Many of you may already know but that stud Morgun King won the NRL championship recently and did it with a tmb on his rifle. So huge congrats to him.

    Super pumped for everyone to get them soon and hope everyone likes theirs as much as he seems to like his!

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    Unfortunately I was just informed the order has been delayed and wasn’t ready to ship in time so we’ve been pushed back 10 days.

    Very frustrating and upsetting but there’s not much we can do and want the best product so no point trying to rush things. Hate to ask people to patient when you’ve all already been so patient but we are very close and they will be shipping real soon.

    We do have a +1 hour podcast coming out on the tmb and a recoil comparison video coming out this week so hopefully those will get you guys through until the tmbs rock up.

    Again sorry for the delay but you guys are going to love them. They will be well worth it.

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