• Very low dust signature without swirling effect
  • Can be used as a breaching device
  • Directs muzzle blast and sound forward, away from the shooter
  • Effectively dampens recoil
  • Made in the U.S.A.


  • Caliber: 5.56 NATO / .223 Rem.
  • Material: 4140 steel
  • Finish: Manganese Phosphate
  • Weight: 3.25 oz.
  • Length: 2.236"
  • Outer Diameter: 0.965"
  • Thread: 1/2"-28


  • Any .223/5.56 Barrel with 1/2"-28 thread pitch


  • 1x Troy Industries Claymore 5.56 Muzzle Brake
  • 1x Crush Washer


When it comes to muzzle devices on a 5.56 most shooters have something on the end of their barrel. Some people do it just because of the cool factor and there's nothing wrong with that. However, a valid reason does exist for you to thread on some assistance. One of the biggest problems with muzzle brakes is their tendency to direct gas and noise back and to the sides, causing nearby shooters significant annoyance and amplifying the risk of hearing loss. The Claymore Muzzle Brake from Troy Industries eliminates this problem with a unique design that directs the muzzle blast to the front while still softening the felt recoil and easing muzzle climb.

Directs The Muzzle Blast Toward Enemy with Claymore Muzzle Brake

Honestly, the recoil on even a carbine length 5.56 isn't substantial enough to give you any pause. There is that pesky old muzzle rise to be addressed. A Claymore Muzzle Brake changes the kick into more of a push, and it keeps your muzzle on target. Its function would be better described as a hybrid of a linear compensator and muzzle brake. The name Troy Claymore is fitting. Those of us who have deployed real Claymore mines will vividly recall those iconic words engraved on the underside of the Claymore Muzzle Brake "front toward enemy". Someone with a sense of humor at Troy named this brake appropriately because that's just what it does. It directs the muzzle blast and concussion downrange, in this case toward the target.

You'll find yourself making follow-up shots in an instant with the Claymore Muzzle Brake on your AR15! This muzzle brake also reduces the dust signature commonly encountered with other muzzle brakes.

Troy Claymore Is Ideal for SBR or AR Pistol Build

The Troy Claymore checks in at about 2 ¼ inches. This length, along with its heat-treated steel body, makes it a perfect candidate to be drilled, pinned, and welded permanently in place. Its raised saw teeth rim even hard enough to be used as a door breaching tool during CQB operations or muzzle strikes during hand-to-hand combat. Although the Claymore Muzzle Brake runs well on any length barrel, it is an ideal mate for your SBR or AR pistol configuration. The Troy Claymore conquers the AR pistols well-known concussion issues while still belching an intimidating fireball downrange.

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Reviews (3)

  • Quality control could be better

    Posted by Justin on 26th Oct 2021

    Comp works better than expected as far as directing muzzle blast away and lessening sound and for reducing muzzle rise/climb. My only gripe keeping it from 5 stars is I had to get a 1/2”-28 thread tap and clean out the threads. It would not thread onto my barrel at first luckily that’s all I had to do. QC needs some improvement. Besides that it does the job I wanted very well and it looks cool too.

  • Useless if I can’t install

    Posted by Justin Burris on 6th Oct 2021

    Would not thread on barrel right out of the box. Supposed to be 1/2X28 threads but apparently is not. My spare flash hider I have lying around threaded onto the barrel with ease so it isn’t the barrel. For my first Troy product I’m not impressed. Waiting to get a return label to get a replacement and see if I just got a defective one. A second chance is all I give if the next one is bad I’ll be sure to avoid Troy products forever. I was hopeful and excited to try it out too now I’ll have to wait. Will update to a better review IF the replacement fits

  • Well engineered & TOUGH

    Posted by Hammer on 7th Jan 2016

    This Troy Claymore comp is a weapon all on it's own. It is perfect for AR pistols as it is linear and directs all percussion and muzzle blast directly downrange.

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