Which Extractor for 7mm build?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by Depth Afield, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. Depth Afield

    Depth Afield Member

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    Hi folks!

    I am putting in an order with PT&G for a bolt I will be using in a 7mm Rem Mag build (Krieger barreling) using a donor Model 700 long action receiver. I have a few choices of extractor for PT&G to install. They tell me that many choose the M14 or M14 mini extractors but I am hoping for more precise guidance for the "why" and "which" for my specific build.

    My google-fu may be getting rusty, but I've not found any helpful info on the different extractors.

    Thanks and happy holidays!
     
  2. deadlift

    deadlift Official LRH Sponsor

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    The mini has less of a chance to kick the brass up into the ejection port or windage knob. Which 7mm are you going with?
    Chris
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  3. Depth Afield

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    Sounds like a good option then, seeing as my SWFA SS scope (and the one I may upgrade to) has quite protruding knobs.

    Rem Mag. Will be range toy and LR elk stick. Krieger is doing the barrel/fitting and such. Jaw dropped at their 11 month lead time, but it is what it is.
     
  4. deadlift

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    Yeah thats a wait! another good extractor is the sako style, best part about that one is it is field replacable with out tools.
     
  5. Depth Afield

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    Well, put the order in with the mini extractor. The wait is fine. I'll hold onto the donor barreled action (30-06) and get some range time with it in the meanwhile. 11 months for the barrel to be completed (I am assuming they are pretty conservative with lead times) before I have to send them the rest to be mounted/fitted/etc.