The Fallacy of the Ideal Gas Port
Posted by Staff on 5/3/2021 to How-To
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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