A secondary effect of a longer neck is reduced throat erosion.
What does TE stand for?
TE stands for Throat Erosion (firearms)
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- Theistic Evolutionist
- Therapeutic Equivalence
- Therapeutic Exercise(s)
- Thermal Efficiency
- Thermal Equilibrium
- Thermal Expansion
- Thermo Electric
- Thoroughly Educated
- Threaded End (fittings)
- Threat Evaluation
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For instance, many barrels with fairly serious throat erosion and substantial rifling wear may still shoot extremely well.
If that doesn't work you might have a damaged crown or severe throat erosion.
The quickest throat erosion I've ever seen was in the chrome-moly barrel of a 7mm STW barrel, on a new factory rifle.
The reason is in how the steel "wears" as throat erosion progresses.
Check for throat erosion in front of the chamber, as that may be the reason the rifle went up for sale.
220 Swift or calibers reaching towards 4,000 fps will sometimes only last 1,000 rounds before they exhibit throat erosion and poor accuracy.
Throat erosion from the spaghetti-like strands of cordite powder has to be seen to be believed.