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Thread: Army Ordnance Extractor Nose

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    Army Ordnance Extractor Nose

    While everyone may have their own ideas about the shape of a 1911 extractor nose, probably the best frame of reference (or starting point) is the Army Ordnance blueprint. Unfortunately, all of the Ordnance blueprints I've seen are too small to get a good feeling for what it should look like. The following much larger drawing does, I think, give a better picture of its nose area:



    It is based solely on the Ordnance blueprint (available in our Tech Issues section) with the exception of the ambiguity of the actual height of the tensioning wall, Area C.

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