Saiga gas tube cover... do you need it?
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Saiga gas tube cover... do you need it?

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Old 02-28-2009, 04:42 PM   #1
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The metal cowling on top of the gas tube on my Saiga .223 came off and i have no idea where it went. Although the gas tube itself still appears to be intact and secure, I don't want to fire off a round and have the fore end explode in my face. Will the gun still function safely and effectively without the gas tube cover?

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Old 03-01-2009, 07:45 AM   #2
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It should. As long as your gas tube is secure, the guard is just there to keep your hand from being burned.
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