cartridge extractor

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Noun1.cartridge extractor - a mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
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The cylinders do not ride on a simple base pin, like a single-action revolver, but a more complicated frame-fitted yoke with an integral cartridge extractor.
To unload, engage the safety and raise the locking strap until the cartridge extractor pushes the cartridge upward.
The decals should be put on the cartridge extractor, on each side of the carrier ammo racks, on the rifle rack, and on the underside of the step lid.