View Full Version : Adjust gas port when chop to 18"?
April 08, 2002, 16:08
Is it neccessary to adjust the size of the gas port when chopping an FAL barrel to 18"? I've heard some people do, some don't.
April 08, 2002, 16:14
Maybe not, especially if you have a muzzle brake on the rifle.
You'll have to try it and see.
April 09, 2002, 00:23
drill to .116...
April 09, 2002, 00:43
What about for a 16" barrel? Just curious...
April 09, 2002, 01:05
Didn't have to drill on a 16-1/4" carbine (http://www.falfiles.com/cgi-bin/forums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=8&t=000557) without muzzle attachment (arguably the "worst" situation for loss of pressure).
You might want to test fire and go from there.
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