Part name: Extractor,
Extractor Spring, & Extractor Spring Plunger
Part Function: The Extractor
which is pictured on the top right is responsible
for grabbing a chambered cartridge case (loaded
or fired) and for pulling it from the chamber.
The Extractor Spring
which is pictured at the top left is responsible
for keeping tension on the extractor plunger.
The Extractor Plunger
can be seen at the bottom of the Extractor Spring
and is responsible for pushing the Extractor back
Special Notes: the extractor
spring plunger is not removed from the extractor
spring in this photo.
Other items of interest in this
photograph: US Victory Stamp. During
World War II these stamps depicting the 'Victory
Eagle' were issued for regular postage. The patriotic
theme is unmistakable.
Parts shown in final assembly.
page was last updated on: March 14, 2002