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Old 03-12-2012, 06:45 PM   #442
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Originally Posted by Reedo302 View Post
Goofy. If they replaced the ejector spring and went to an upgraded extractor spring/instert/o-ring setup, they'd probably mitigate the issue. Still, if it ain't broke, don't fix it I guess.
Heh, the extractor options are the next phase that I'm trying to research and understand. I should probably take a class at some point. Do you know of any good DVDs that go part by part with explanations of how they interact together?

For this scenario, if he is not using a decent BCG and picks up a BCM extractor upgrade kit, how does the upgraded spring, insert, or o-ring effect the ejection of the cartridge? Based on what you are saying, the clamping force of the extractor being applied to the rim of the cartridge may be weak, so by increasing that clamping force it would change the ejection of the cartridge? I thought that would be based on the spring rate of the ejector.

Sorry if I'm going in circles here. I'm a details guy so I like to understand how and why these parts work together.
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