Diy RECOILtv DIY: Extractor Tension on a 1911 Pistol RECOILtv August 28, 2016 Join the Conversation RECOILtv DIY (s01e01): Extractor Tension on a 1911 Pistol We lift the hood on one of America’s most iconic firearms: the 1911. Here Jason Burton of Heirloom Precision shows us how to adjust extractor tension on a 1911. Follow along with this simple DIY gun modification. All you need is a pin punch, a live round, and your favorite 1911 pistol. Extractor tension on a 1911 pistol is critical to reliability. Too little will cause failures to extract, too much may cause failures to feed. Want to see more from RECOILtv? WATCH NOW! Explore RECOILweb:Monday Morning Carry - Remembering the Longest DaySpotlight on the PHLster SpotlightCombat Flip Flops: Bringing Peace through IndustryThe Ashley Update: Shooting a Sterling Submachine Gun with Streak Ammo NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.