Science experiment time, take your bolt out, make sure the gap is aligned, reassemble, and shoot a few rounds.
Something amazing will happen. Not only will the gun work (even it you have only one gas ring) but in many cases the gas rings will stagger themselves
Please don't spread falsehoods
Believe what you want, it’s obvious you’re the kind of guy that thinks he is right no matter what. You can also drive your car for far longer without changing the oil per your car manufacturer’s recommendations. Most people don’t do that. I’ll leave it at that, I’m not going to waste time arguing against stupidity.
OP you can believe some guy on the internet or go by what the manufacturer recommends.