cartridge extractor


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Synonyms for cartridge extractor

a mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector

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If the pistol has feed problems, remove the cartridge extractor and attempt to chamber a round from the magazine.
To unload, engage the safety and raise the locking strap until the cartridge extractor pushes the cartridge upward.
The decals should be put on the cartridge extractor, on each side of the carrier ammo racks, on the rifle rack, and on the underside of the step lid.
In the section on bolt assembly in WP 0029 00-1, the right- and left-hand cartridge extractors are reversed in the picture.