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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-07-2018, 08:45 AM Thread Starter
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My Savage 99 always had excessive muzzle jump which affected my shooting. So I did a little research and sent this .308 to Magna Port in Michigan. Their skilled craftsmen formed four slots at the muzzle which reduced recoil and eliminated muzzle jump. Now I find this a joy to shoot; it was money well spent. Cost to me was about $130.00 Disclaimer: I am not employed nor compensated by Magna Port in any way for endorsing their service.

For a time, Marlin ported their barrels with multiple round holes which is the same concept but different approach to eliminating muzzle jump.

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My Marlin 45-75 Guide gun has a ported barrel, I never had an opportunity to shoot one without a ported barrel so I have no caparison what it would be like without it.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-10-2018, 03:45 PM
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What’s the sound level like with having it ported?
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