Gunsmithing

Checking the Extractor Tension on your 1911

On March 15th, 2011, posted in: 1911, General Guns, Gunsmithing, YouTubeVideos by 0 Comment

The extractor is a critical part of 1911 reliability.  The 1911 extractor is a brilliant John Browning design-it is easy to user adjust and maintain, it provides its own tension and can be tuned to compensate for varying tolerances of different firearms.  The main downside to the 1911 extractor is that it often requires fitting..

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