Prototype extractor upgrade

Discussion in 'CrossHair Precision LLC' started by robert lynch, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    Arklite, no problem
  2. Davinci New Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 4, 2014
    Message Count:
    19
    In for an extractor also.

    Thanks
  3. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    Davinci, no problem and thank you.

    Rob
  4. Herb Schattner New Member

    Member Since:
    Jul 30, 2014
    Message Count:
    3
    let me know when these are available please.
  5. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    Herb, I will do.

    Rob
  6. Brad Scales Member

    Member Since:
    May 20, 2013
    Message Count:
    83
    Same here Robert.
  7. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    Brad, no problem at all.

    Thank you Rob
  8. mbacon CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Mar 16, 2014
    Message Count:
    90
    We're still waiting for the final test pieces to be delivered from the machine shop. As it stands, the extractors are done and are waiting to be electroplated and polished. I wasn't pleased with the final version of the titanium nitrited parts because the coating vendor was having a difficult time figuring out how to hold the tiny parts and then apply the hard coating. This left the parts with one side untreated. That just wasn't going to fly. I searched for other suppliers and then stumbled across a way of assuring an absolute hard as bat sh!+ surface, while also being able to utilize a hardened steel material with excellent wear and corrosion resistance. The good news is that my same shop that's making the extractors is the same group finishing the pieces. I'm just waiting to be slipped back into the queue. I was told just before Thanksgiving that the extractor test pieces would be done in about one week. We should have some good news shortly thereafter. Thanks for hanging in there. All of this work has been on top of getting into the queue on one-piece Picatinny scope mounts and aluminum mag wells for the 5.56 rifles. Trust me, we haven't been sitting around twiddling our thumbs. I appreciate you checking in. Hope your Thanksgiving was a good one. Take care.

    Michael
    PT109 likes this.
  9. Surgical_SolutionsX New Member

    Member Since:
    Aug 15, 2014
    Message Count:
    22
    Michael,
    Thanks for all your hard work and due diligence to get us the best product you can. It's greatly appreciated.
    robert lynch and mbacon like this.
  10. Misfit13 Member

    Member Since:
    Sep 29, 2014
    Message Count:
    69
    Awesome! You guys are doing a hell of a job.
    robert lynch likes this.
  11. MVP driver New Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 4, 2013
    Message Count:
    4
    Hi. It's been a while since I checked in on this forum. Wow!

    I'd like to be in on extractor upgrade as well. Please count me in. Also interested in mag release upgrade.

    How do I send PayPal?


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    robert lynch likes this.
  12. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    MVP driver, no problem will do on the extractor. I am sending you a pm now about the release.

    Rob
  13. Al in Mi Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 19, 2014
    Message Count:
    129
    being the newbie............... was there a problem with the factory extractors??
  14. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    Al in Mi, some of the guys were breaking them on certain types of ammo.

    Rob
  15. Al in Mi Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 19, 2014
    Message Count:
    129
    Rob, is that a problem on the 308's also?
  16. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    I haven't heard of any issues there. I just got my 308 and haven't had time to go use it.


    Rob
  17. wood chucker Moderator

    Member Since:
    Dec 19, 2012
    Message Count:
    1,605
    Al,
    Out of the bajillions out there, there were only three reported broken in 5.56 that I know of and they were with steel cases that got stuck.

    These improved parts are real high grade stuff in materials and manufacture and specs.
    I'll probably never "need" the improved extractors but I am getting them. If I ever have to hammer the bolt open on a stuck case either the case itself or a goodly chunk of the rim, either way something is coming out. It's nice to have the toughest stuff you can get.

    No reports of any .308 extractor issues reported here or anywhere else to date.
    I'll get some of those too when they become available for the same reasons above.
    robert lynch likes this.
  18. blastaway New Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 29, 2014
    Message Count:
    24
    Is there a walk through for removing/installing the extractor ?
  19. Chuck S Active Member

    Member Since:
    Nov 15, 2013
    Message Count:
    218
    Try cleaning under the extractor claw and it will spontaneously remove itself. Not sure how I found mine... It just sides out the side of the claw.

    -- Chuck
  20. robert lynch CrossHair Precision Industry Partner

    Member Since:
    Feb 11, 2014
    Message Count:
    586
    Blastaway, as Chuck had mentioned it will come out as soon as you try cleaning around it :rolleyes: . I always put the bolt face down on the table with a rag or soft towel under it and push on the extractor with a small flat piece of wood. You will feel it click as it pushes out of place. Now that is the easy part, now putting it back is a little bit of a pain. I use the same piece of wood to depress the ball and at the same time you slide the extractor back over the assembly while pull the piece of wood out of the way.


    Rob
    wood chucker likes this.

Share This Page