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    Quote Originally Posted by InshallahTech View Post
    History and experience says otherwise.

    Any foreign debris that would prevent extraction is too much to allow chambering to begin with, regardless of chrome lining.

    The issue with the original M16 and lack of chrome was due to carbon fouling (the single biggest cause of FTEs) and rust.
    Which would be prevented by chrome lining.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eodinert View Post
    Which would be prevented by chrome lining.
    Not as much as you'd think.

    And in the case of the "test" in question, rust was not an issue.

    No amount of chrome will mitigate the issues experienced. If there were enough debris to prevent extraction, it wouldn't have chambered fully in the first place.

    Chrome doesn't magically make ammunition chamber past heavy fouling or debris and then allow extraction whereas a non-chrome chamber wouldn't.

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    Heresy!!! Chrome lining (provided you can't make it out of titanium or stellite) is the answer to all...even diabetes, athlete's foot, social anxiety, and (according to AGG) erectile dysfunction!

    You, sir are not awaited!!!!

    Witness my chrome!!!
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    I suppose this the one instance that standard internal piston may win out as the gas vent holes are able to blast mud off the side of the carrier when the dust cover is open.

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