What is the interest of a flash hider for 22 LR rifle?
Using a flash hider for 22 LR rifle may seem odd. But despite its limited power, a. 22 LR cartridge remains a pyrotechnic ammunition. So such an accessory remains valid.
The purpose of a flash hider is to break the flash at the muzzle of the weapon when shooting. It is the combustion of the load that generates this flash, sometimes extending to the outside of the weapon. The more important the powder load and the shorter the barrel, the more important is the flame at the muzzle.
In the case of 22 LR, this flash is rarely annoying or even is simply absent. But to the extent that the very relevance of the accessory is inherent in the operation of firearms, there is still a natural demand for rifle flame covers. 22 LR.
The user upgrades his rifle to a practical or even tactical dimension, bringing its visual closer to larger caliber rifles. The accessory personalizes the weapon, distinguishing it from its sisters at the firing range. Aesthetic gain is also undeniable.
With which 22 LR rifles is this accessory compatible?
This accessory will be compatible with all .22 LR rifles offering a 1/2×20 TPI (1/2 UNF) or 1/2×28 TPI (1/2 UNEF) muzzle thread. It’s up to you to choose between the two standards in the drop down menu when placing your order.
As a reminder, the 1/2×20 TPI is more common for European .22 LR weapons. While the 1/2×28 TPI rather meets American long guns.
This flash hider is freely inspired by the birdcage design usually encountered on AR15. A reference to standard A1 or A2 flash hiders. Except that here, the oblong vents are machined on a cylindrical body of 22 mm in diameter. This dimension will allow you to perfectly extend the heavy barrel of some .22 LR rifles, like the CZ 455 (among others).
At the base of the flash hider, a knurling will allow you to screw/unscrew it without tools and effortlessly.
For an even more aggressive look, also consider our 5 prong model.
An accessory carefully made in France on CNC machines, to upgrade the style of your 22 LR rifle.