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Posted: 5/4/2004 4:08:22 PM EDT
I saw some pig tail gas tubes in the new DPMS catalog. Are these things popular at all? I have never heard of them.
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 5:26:49 PM EDT
Nor have I.  Got a pic?
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 6:03:35 PM EDT
I have a link-- Pig Tail Gas Tube
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 6:31:12 PM EDT
Interesting.  Seems like they could have made the same length in a smaller profile IMO.
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 6:52:37 PM EDT
These have been around for a good long while.  I never saw them become popular.  They are usually used on barrels that are less than 10" to try and give more dwell time.  It's kinda the same concept as a "fat boy" I guess.  
Link Posted: 5/4/2004 7:34:57 PM EDT
IF I needed something to regulate the gas I would just use a PRI adjustable gas tube.  But that is not me I don't handle a bunch of gear.  Ymmv
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 12:45:23 AM EDT
Friend of mine bought one to try to get his SBR to run. Complete failure and waste of money was the end result.
Link Posted: 5/5/2004 5:47:04 AM EDT
This is the manufacturer, www.m16clinic.com/.  I use them to slow down full auto 7.5" and 10.5" uppers; most 7.5 won't run 100% without one.  Downside is that the gas port has to be enlarged for installation.
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