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Old 04-19-2019, 07:26 AM   #1
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Default Tuning a gas block?

How to do it? 18 inch oden works barrel and adjustable gas block...

I want 1.reliable cycling 2. Best accuracy 3. Softest shooting

What's y'all's process?
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Old 04-19-2019, 07:47 AM   #2
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Are you shooting suppressed? Regardless, you need to adjust it down, with the ammo that you are going to use most of the time, until the bolt doesn't lock open on an empty mag. Then open it little by little until it does lock open. Open just a little more to allow reliability, and you're set. If you change ammo, you will have to start over.
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Old 04-19-2019, 07:49 AM   #3
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Are you shooting suppressed? Regardless, you need to adjust it down, with the ammo that you are going to use most of the time, until the bolt doesn't lock open on an empty mag. Then open it little by little until it does lock open. Open just a little more to allow reliability, and you're set. If you change ammo, you will have to start over.
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Old 04-19-2019, 08:14 AM   #4
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But I wanted to chime in too
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Old 04-19-2019, 09:15 AM   #5
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what they said....3
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Old 04-20-2019, 02:48 PM   #6
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Old 04-20-2019, 04:13 PM   #7
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Doesn't the position of the spent casing help fall into bolt lock...I recall something about having the spent casings at 3 O'clock is ideal. If there spent at 1-2 it could be adjusted a little week & 4-5 a little overgassed.
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Old 04-20-2019, 04:54 PM   #8
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Old 04-20-2019, 07:31 PM   #9
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Are you shooting suppressed? Regardless, you need to adjust it down, with the ammo that you are going to use most of the time, until the bolt doesn't lock open on an empty mag. Then open it little by little until it does lock open. Open just a little more to allow reliability, and you're set. If you change ammo, you will have to start over.
This.
So, just load one round in the mag each shot so you can see if it locks back.
I go from completely closed and open it up after each shot.
If it's a gun that I'm going to shoot multiple brands of ammos through, I tune it to the weakest one. For example, I shoot both subs and supers through my 300blk so I tune it to the subs.
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Old 04-20-2019, 09:15 PM   #10
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This.

So, just load one round in the mag each shot so you can see if it locks back.

I go from completely closed and open it up after each shot.

If it's a gun that I'm going to shoot multiple brands of ammos through, I tune it to the weakest one. For example, I shoot both subs and supers through my 300blk so I tune it to the subs.
Thanks been thinking about doing this and wondering how

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Old 04-20-2019, 10:17 PM   #11
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Hope this helps.

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