Originally Posted by bellson
Thanks, now it makes all the sense in the world. The Piston guns have a faster unlock and rearward acceleration for the bolt / bolt carrier. So the hydraulic buffer is the only way to slow the cycle down to something normal without having to mess with buffer weight or spring tension which would in turn affect accuracy and overall weight / balance.
Is that about right?
I am still arguing DI vs. Piston in my head, so the schooling helps...
Thats the general rule , also bouce will give light primer strikes on FA . As I said earlier though , we've eliminated the issue on our piston guns . It's all in the math