Joost, a reader of TFB, emailed us a sketch of an idea he had. He wrote …

    The entire idea is basically deviding the pressure that goes trough a single gas-tube trough a dual-gas tube system, splitting the amount of gas 50/50 in the (low profile) gas block, and into the chamber.

    The perk of this system is that the heat of the gas isn’t forced upon a singe gas-tube, and thus allowing for a faster fire rate for longer amounts of time.

    Readers, how useful would such a system be? If fired continuously  the gas tube of an M4 will heat up and eventually burst, as seen this torture test …

    Steve Johnson

    I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!