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Old 07-24-2012, 07:49 PM   #11
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i see a lot of blame being placed on ammo....and i understand in some rare instances it could be a culprit. But i have found, in my own guns, that MOST of the time, its the gun and not the ammo.

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Old 07-24-2012, 08:10 PM   #12
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i see a lot of blame being placed on ammo....and i understand in some rare instances it could be a culprit. But i have found, in my own guns, that MOST of the time, its the gun and not the ammo.
Yeah, and in some of the cases I have seen on various forums it was the shooter . I'm just sayin....
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Old 07-30-2012, 02:52 AM   #13
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Update: I put the oring around the extractor spring and went out to test today. No hang ups at all with the PMC ammo. Ran 4 mags through it loaded with 10 rounds each and had no issues at all. Even had my wife shoot it, still no problems.

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That's good news, Russ! Does it now kick the casings out 5-6'? This is sounding like the DD extractor or spring. I'm kinda thinking the BCM Socom extractor/kit wouldn't be a bad idea which is what I did to correct my DD extraction issue. I did go with the O-ring successfully a while but wanted to get back to standard.

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Yea, it throws the cases consistently about 5-6'. The extractor itself seems good, the edge is good and sharp. I will probably run it as-is for a while to verify the problem is solved. If it remains trouble free, I will likely look into the BCM kit.

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Well, good news anyway, let's hope this does the trick!

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Great news! Glad to see your in the ballpark anywho!

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Thanks for all the help guys. The extractor wasn't even on my radar, so without your help I would have been completely in the dark.

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Update: I ran a practical rifle class with this gun last week. Not a single hiccup. I'm thinking that I'll probably order up the Springco extractor kit since the extractor itself seems fine.

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