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FAL Gas System

Hey Six:

Do you think that the FAL was more controllable due to the muzzle brake (compensator) or maybe its gas system.

I played with the FAL that I have (Yeah, I got one :oops: , but only one, I promise) and the gas system is fully adjustable to the different types of ammo that you use, etc. Also, I would think that because a portion of the gas is redirected to the piston, there is significantly less recoil. When I fully close the gas port, the piston slams the bolt and gives a recoil that I thought was more pronounced than any of my M1A's.

In looking at my FAL muzzle brake, I see the ports directed forward and out. Everyone thinks that it's a loud SOB.

Anyway, this is just some observations that I made after reading the responses on this thread.

Aloha and Best Wishes,

Tom O.
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