S&W Extractor Rod

S&W Extractor Rod

This is a discussion on S&W Extractor Rod within the Firearm Cleaning & Maintenance forums, part of the General Firearm Discussion category; For those of us with S&W Revolvers, especially older guns, I have found a must-have tool. With many of the older revolvers (I have a ...

Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: S&W Extractor Rod

  1. #1
    Senior Member Array wjh2657's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Lafayette, Tennessee
    Posts
    1,168

    S&W Extractor Rod

    For those of us with S&W Revolvers, especially older guns, I have found a must-have tool. With many of the older revolvers (I have a pre-10 M&P) you will find that you need to tighten the extractor rod more often and will need to keep the cylinder face really clean. This is due to the closer tolerances the older guns were made to, causing a really close cylinder to barrel gap. I have a nickel plated M&P from 1951 and the plating has taken the gap down to almost non-existent. I found that using a vise and padded pliers to unscrew the extractor rod caused a lot of binding and twisting of the rod, no matter how careful I tried to be. Brownells makes a S&W Extractor Rod Tool that allows screwing the rod in and out much easier and less trying. It is worth the money to stop the possibility of damaging the rod. I have one for my J-Frames and one for my K/L frames (the sizes are different) and wouldn’t be without them now. See link below.

    BROWNELLS : BROWNELLS : EXTRACTOR ROD TOOL - World's Largest Supplier of Firearm Accessories, Gun Parts and Gunsmithing Tools
    Retired Marine, Retired School Teacher, Independent voter, Goldwater Conservative.


  2. #2
    Member Array 4thHorseman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    somewhere
    Posts
    27
    For extractor rods that keep working themselves loose, use some locktite.
    It works great for me.

  3. #3
    VIP Member Array automatic slim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    The western edge of The Confederacy
    Posts
    2,198
    You're quite right, this is the only way to remove/tighten the extractor rod without risking damage to it.
    "First gallant South Carolina nobly made the stand."
    Edge of Darkness

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Extractor too tight?
    By 1boredguy in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: April 3rd, 2010, 01:27 AM
  2. Ruger Mark I Extractor
    By Rangemaster in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: March 24th, 2010, 04:30 PM
  3. Checking The 1911 Extractor - A PIC.
    By QKShooter in forum Reference & "How To" Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: December 12th, 2009, 01:03 PM
  4. Extractor Problems
    By d2thomas in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: October 23rd, 2005, 10:16 PM
  5. Will you break the extractor?
    By Euclidean in forum General Firearm Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: March 27th, 2005, 06:53 PM

Search tags for this page

686 ejector rod
,

extractor rod

,
extractor rod tool
,
removing the smith and wesson ejector rod
,

revolver extractor rod

,

s&w ejector rod

,

s&w ejector rod removal

,

s&w extractor

,

s&w extractor rod

,
s&w revolver ejector rod
,
smith and wesson extractor
,

smith and wesson extractor rod

Click on a term to search for related topics.