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Old January 31st, 2013, 15:16   #7
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Originally Posted by Styrak View Post
Dry firing is not an issue you should really be worried about.
In excess it definately is.
Madmax has been doing some testing that shows a significant increase in impact at the cylender head when dry firing.
I cant seem to find where he was sayin it, it was in a random thread and sort of just came up i thought he said he was eventually going to post data when he finnished the testing.
Wait i find some disscusion about it here.
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Originally Posted by MadMax View Post
That could be one problem with M16 cylinders pushing M4 barrels. I can't say without making measurements somehow. As it happens I'm working on a piston head of my own design. A prospective new product for AI. I'm slogging through impact measurement trials at the moment. One day when the damn thing is finished and proven, I could use the impact test apparatus to see if cylinder matching greatly affects mechbox impact.

In the meantime, do not dryfire your mechbox. I can show that dryfire imposes a peak impact force about 60% higher than when firing a 0.2g bb. The situation is even worse when you dryfire test your mechbox without a barrel. Even the barrel can produce a measureable reduction in piston impact.
Originally Posted by m102404 View Post
Hectic....FFS start writing in coherent sentences!!!
Originally Posted by JDoorn View Post
Thanks Hectic,
While your posts are sometimes a difficult read, you sure are helpfull
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