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shepherddogs
March 13, 2008, 02:53 PM
How hard is it to replace the extractor on a Browning Hi Power pistol? The one in mine looks cracked down the middle. Anywhere I can find instructions or any advice on doing this?

James K
March 13, 2008, 05:09 PM
First, is it the internal or external type?

Jim

shepherddogs
March 13, 2008, 07:54 PM
External

shepherddogs
March 19, 2008, 03:52 PM
Nobody has ever replaced a Hi-Power extractor?

Goldy
March 20, 2008, 08:31 AM
Externals are easy. Pull the slide off , turn it over, punch the roll pin out the top.
You don't have to punch it all the way out unless you are replacing it as well.
A new roll pin is a b##ch to get started sometimes.

Be sure to capture the spring at the back of the extractor. A turn of tape to secure the extractor is what I use to keep it together.

Make sure you have a good pin punch of the right size, and a soft hammer to put the pin back down. Sorry I don't remember the pin punch size.

Hope this helps. goldy