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Old March 11, 2005, 03:44 AM   #1
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election port

On the M16/M4 there's an ejection port cover. Does this ejection port cover open and close at each shot?
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Old March 11, 2005, 04:49 AM   #2
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No

The ejection port is always open, the bolt is closed when a round is in the chamber when the round is fired the bolt recoils and the casing gets ejected. What I think you are talking about though is the dust cover. It stays closed until you fire a round and then it stays open until you physically push it shut again.

Ok just re-read your orginal post. But I answered it anyway..... just terminology...... it is generally refered to as a dust cover and does not open and shut after every round
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