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Old 12-11-2019, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by HarryO45 View Post
It has always been inferior
Not necessarily, there have been successful external extractor offerings by several companies. For most offering them, the initial offerings were a bit spotty, and in some cases disastrous, but some of the companies offering them learned that (particularly) the hook geometry had to change to be reliable. S&W is very successful with theirs being reliable, as are some others, including the Wilson EDC line, even with the limited few that broke due to over-hardening (presumably). I doubt Kimber ever figured out what the problem was, as they abandoned their external extractor attempt before they figured out the necessary geometry change.
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