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gas tube:

see electron tubeelectron tube,
device consisting of a sealed enclosure in which electrons flow between electrodes separated either by a vacuum (in a vacuum tube) or by an ionized gas at low pressure (in a gas tube).
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gas tube

[′gas ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An electron tube into which a small amount of gas or vapor is admitted after the tube has been evacuated; ionization of gas molecules during operation greatly increases current flow.
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If you have magazines that are double-feeding in a carbine-length gas system, you may actually find that they will work in a carbine with the midlength gas tube.
Remove the hand guards and the charging handle so you can see the gas tube.
Disregarding the folding stock assembly, the only stamped-steel parts I found is the top cover, selector lever, triggerguard, mag catch, gas tube and its retaining lever, and magazine floorplate.
To gauge gas-tube clearance, I use a gas tube alignment tool, which is really just a short piece of round stock that replicates the gas tube.
The gas tube must be shortened to fit the short barrel.
After inspection, device, which was designed resembling a bomb with a gas tube, was detonated by the team.
You can even take the bolt out immediately and place your finger against the gas tube extending into the receiver, and it won't be much higher than ambient temperature.
With direct gas impingement systems, sluggish, erratic performance can result from carbon fouling in the gas tube, sometimes in the gas port.
As a result, the operating rod binds in the gas tube.
can be easily checked by placing a barrel nut hole sized drill bit in the holes and tightening until the bit easily passes through the nut and gas tube hole in the receiver.
Blood-curdling incident was carried out by a group of terrorist sympathizers who ignite the 12 kg butane gas tube and a little tube with Molotov cocktail to blow up the surveillance camera in the Bulak Neighborhood on the Zubeyde Hanym Street of Hakkari.