Originally Posted by voorhees -FWA-
? dry firing uses less gas?? How?
When the firing pin strikes the striker valve it doesn't know if there's a BB in there or not and will expel as much gas as it's designed too... until the mag has no more gas to expel...
Actually the way gas guns are designed, it waits until the BB is out of the barrel then the change in pressure (or loss in backpressure, however you want to call it) changes the nozzle from BB-projecting flow to slide-recoiling flow.