Originally Posted by Aper
Doing that means bye bye aftermarket stocks and bye bye recoil ? I mean i'm using a M93 stock and there's no way of putting an original M4 buffer tube with that. Not to mention having a propane gas chamber right next to my face is something I don't really trust.
Not if they go to a CO2 style system and go away from the propane/green gas totally.
Still possible to design a recoil system without gas in the mag. It also allows them to build and sell multiple stock options as accessories which can increase their market share.