Modification of the Remington 870 Extractor for Better Extraction of Fired Shells

This post is about small but very useful modification of the Remington 870 extractor hook. Radiusing of the extractor hook allows to have a better contact with a body of a shell. Thanks to Eros from Italy for the photos and information.

Remington870 Extractor Modification

Remington870 Extractor Modification

This modification of the Remington 870 extractor ensures reliable extraction of the fired shells.

From Eros:

The radiused extractor will give you a better extraction. Put on the flat surface of the extractor a little radius so it will contact more surface of the shell’s body.

Radiusing Remington870 Extractor

Radiusing Remington870 Extractor

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