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To: Rammer

Would the piston system increase the perceived recoil or muzzle climb? There is some mass traveling back & forth. Anybody fire both?


7 posted on 11/23/2009 5:51:30 PM PST by Tallguy ("The sh- t's chess, it ain't checkers!" -- Alonzo (Denzel Washington) in "Training Day")
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To: Tallguy

“Would the piston system increase the perceived recoil or muzzle climb? There is some mass traveling back & forth. Anybody fire both?”

I’ve put a lot of rounds through both types. Haven’t noticed any real difference in terms of perceived recoil or muzzle climb. Come cleaning time, though, there is a HUGE difference. The gas piston runs far cleaner. It’s not even close!


20 posted on 11/23/2009 6:46:38 PM PST by piytar (Go Away RNC, Steele, Graham, and the rest of the lib-loser GOP. WE'RE TAKING OUR PARTY BACK!)
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To: Tallguy

Most of the mass is in the bolt. I don’t think you could tell any difference. I wonder if it might slow down the rate of fire a bit? Probably not enough to make any difference.

Runs a lot cooler and cleaner too, since you don’t have all that hot gas blowing back into the receiver.


24 posted on 11/23/2009 8:35:40 PM PST by smokingfrog (I'm from TEXAS -- what country are YOU from?)
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