Common Configuration Settings Chart

Common Configuration Settings Chart

We've put together a chart showing the minimum gas settings for many popular AR15 and AR10 configurations. This chart shows settings based on cartridge, ammunition type, gas system length, and barrel length. Always complete the setup process described in our Instructions for Use document to determine the ideal settings for your firearm. This chart will get you started, though.
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The Fallacy of the Ideal Gas Port

The Fallacy of the Ideal Gas Port

As we’ve detailed in other parts of the RIFLEBLOG, the AR requires a balanced system to perform with maximum reliability and minimum recoil for the longest possible service life. When one leg of the triangle of factors that determine AR performance is increased or decreased, one or both of the other two must also change for ideal performance to be reestablished. Any one gas port size, regardless of how ideal it is with a given type of ammo, suppressor, or set of conditions, will always be and can only be a compromise...
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In Balance - the Operating System of the AR15 and AR10 Family of Firearms

In Balance - the Operating System of the AR15 and AR10 Family of Firearms

What makes America's favorite rifle run reliably and how do we balance the system in varying conditions, configurations, and with various ammunition? 

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How to Select the Correct Gas Control for Your Carbine

How to Select the Correct Gas Control for Your Carbine

Selecting the best RIFLESPEED Gas Control for your AR15 or AR10 is a simple process that requires only a minute of your time. Here's how it's done....
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