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Old 05-13-2012, 08:17 AM   #1
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S&W Auto Pistols - Final 6 Quiz Questions?

I am semi-retired and I am taking a self-passed and self-taught Armorers course on S&W Auto Pistols. I hope to become a part-time light Gunsmith in the future. There are over 60 quiz questions covering this firearm and I have answered most of them. During my study and research I am having some problems related to some of the following quiz questions. Either I am not sure of the correct answer or I have conflicting answers. Can you help me determine the correct answers for these few final quiz questions? Thanks for your help.

Note #1.Of the three generations of the S& W auto pistol, which generation is the most reliable?
a) First generation
b) Second generation
c) Third generation

Note #2. The S&W auto pistol is a
a) Springfield toggle lock gun
b) long recoil tipping barrel locked breech gun
c) tipping barrel short recoil locked breech gun
d) tipping barrel short recoil link lock gun

Note #3. What causes the barrel to rise and lock up when it is closing?
a) The barrel lug hitting an inclined plane in the frame
b) The barrel lug being cammed upward by the slide stop pin
c) The barrels link traveling just over top dead center
d) None of the above

Note #5. The magazine depressor is also the pistols'
a) follower
b) sear
c) take down lever
d) ejector

Note #7. What causes the gun to close after it is fired?
a) The navigator
b) The recoil spring
c) The mainspring
d) All of the above

Note #8. Which of the following are jobs of the extractor?
a) To eject the cartridge
b) To extract the cartridge
c) To act as a pivot for the case's ejection
d) To hold the case in place so that the ejector can get at it
e) b, c and d
f) a, b and C
g) a, c and d

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Old 05-13-2012, 10:08 PM   #2
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Some of these questions seem strange to me, but wth.

1. c
2. c
3. a
5. d
7. b
8. e
Old 06-23-2012, 12:05 AM   #3
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For #5, a -follower- is wrong. Choice d is right.

The ejector does depress the mag in a 3rd gen pistol.

I knew that when I answered before because I checked an actual 3rd gen gun.

Besides, you can go here Numrich Gun Parts Corp. - The World's Largest Supplier of Firearms Parts and Accessories

and scroll down to part 14: Ejector & Magazine Depressor
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The spambots are getting thick. They appear to be htting the forum "from many times".
Old 01-01-2014, 09:41 PM   #5
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He's banned.

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