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I have a P-13 that suddenly developed an ejection problem. About half the time it fails to pull the fired brass all the way out of the chamber. It pulls it back about 3/8" and leaves if there, jammed against the next round in the mag. It happens with all the mags I have. If I chamber a round, remove the mag, then fire, the fired brass always ejects properly. I have totally dis-assembled the weapon and thoroughly cleaned the extractor and extractor housing. Anybody have any ideas?

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I would make sure that your chamber is clean, and that your extractor is tensioned properly, for starters.

What ammo are you using?
 

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Had the same problem with a P13. The culprit turned out to be an extractor that didn't have enough tension. Once that was adjusted properly, it has been flawless. 13 plus 1 rounds of .45 in a commander size package is very reassuring.

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Could be an ammo issue, too. My Commander is pretty picky, but my C7.45 LDA isn't.

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If chamber is clean and ammo isn't issue, put in a new properly tensioned extractor. Both my old P-14's did this, so replaced with EB Hardcore (or Wilson BulletProofs, can't remember), and this eliminated that problem.
 

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Hey Guys,

Thanks for the answers. The chamber is clean and differant ammo doesn't help. Several of you mentioned extractor tension. That is where I thought the problem might be. How do properly tension the extractor, or do I just get a new one and hope it is OK?
 

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Originally posted by Sundown:
Hey Guys,

How do properly tension the extractor, or do I just get a new one and hope it is OK?

They are rarely tensioned correctly from the factory. Do a search under "extractor" and "tension" and you should find a lot of posts relating to their adjustment.
 
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