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How Long can a 1911 "Hold" Extractor Tension?

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by schmeky, Mar 10, 2008.

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  1. schmeky

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    Just wondering, how long can a quality extractor maintain its tension? As long as it is used properly (slide not closed on a chambered round), is it indefinite?

    How about with a chambered round?
     
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    http://www.10-8performance.com/id9.html

    http://www.10-8performance.com/id32.html

    I'd consider Hilton Yam an expert on the subject.
     
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