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Old July 17, 2017, 02:31 AM   #1
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DI vs Bleed-off gas blocks

I recently installed my first bleed-off type gas block on a 458 socom build, and it works just fine once adjusted.

Yesterday I made the mistake of putting my ammo box off to the side of the front of my handguard--upon firing the gas discharge blew it over. Note to self--never get your hand in front of it when firing. After a few shots I noticed the front portion of the barrel was quite hot.

I may be imagining things--but does using a bleed-off block heat the barrel faster at the front than a DI block--and does this affect accuracy more so than a DI block?
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Old July 17, 2017, 06:59 AM   #2
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I saw an ad for the "bleed off" system and was skeptical of it's advantages for my own use.
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