gas port

gas port

[′gas ‚pȯrt]
(ordnance)
An opening for the passage of gas in the cylinder of a gas-operated automatic weapon to admit some of the propellant gases from the gun barrel.
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Moving peak pressure down the bore means we increase our gas port pressure, which increases our bolt speed.
Add to that a gas port (hopefully drilled in the center of the appropriate groove), threads behind the muzzle for the gas cylinder lock, grooves for the gas cylinder and square threads on the shank which must be timed perfectly so the barrel indexes on the receiver with the feed ramps and gas port in the correct position.
In the case of the XLR5, the gas port is 9% inches from the mouth of the chamber.
The recommendation contained in Ruger's owner's manual says, "Use the smallest gas port setting that reliably cycles the action with the particular ammunition you are using .
The compressor station at Rembelszczyzna (with the Rembelszczyzna Gustorzyn gas pipeline) may become in the future an element of the planned North-South Energy Corridor, which would connect the LNG terminal in Swinoujscie with the planned gas port in Croatia (the so called Adria terminal) via countries of Central Europe (the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary).
The first liquefied natural gas tanker, last Sunday, unloaded 162,000 cubic meters of natural gas in the gas port after it was recently opened for operation in Aqaba.
Energy - the industrial city of Mbini, Luba oil and gas port and the Petrochemicals Revolution project are key areas for investment.
Al-Dostour" gave prominence to the King initiative of naming the gas port in Al-Aqaba after Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad.
The diminutive sensors also detected performance anomalies, such as gas port erosion and cracked bolts, before they led to potential weapon failure.
Pakistan is facing energy reliability issues because of aging infrastructure, but has foreign lender support for renewable energy and liquefied natural gas port development projects.
It features intelligent Gas Port Injection and will be offered in seven colours, Sunshine Ray, Cerulean Blue, Cave Black, Blazing Red, Pearl Arctic White, Glistening Grey and Silky Silver.
Carrier key: Cracked, loose, badly corroded; gas port clogged, carrier and key screws sheared off, missing