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Old 02-04-2010, 10:26   #12
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Originally Posted by swatbwana View Post
for a 16 inch gun you want a mid length gas system , the carbine system is too violent in a 16 inch gun.. It will shoot softer and prolong the life, also giving more dwell time to allow easier extraction.
I agree.

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