ejector rod

ejector rod

[ē′jek·tər ′räd]
(engineering)
A rod that activates the ejector assembly of a mold when it is opened.
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The lack of a shrouded ejector rod indicates it's a First Issue and as such, in 60-70 percent shape, it's worth about $350-$450--with the correct grips
The Colt's Diamondback, a combination of the Detective Special and Python (with a ventilated rib, ramp front sight, ejector rod housing, wide spur target hammer and adjustable rear sight) in caliber .
As correctly noted in the G&A artide, this later model was introduced with a shrouded ejector rod, ramp-style front sight and shortened grip frame.
Other features include a titanium cylinder and snub nose barrel, a shortened stainless steel ejector rod, 10-pound trigger, non-adjustable sights and Taurus key-operated security system.
Once you swung out the cylinder, empty cases were ejected by pushing back on the ejector rod.
In 1915 the Triple-Lock was removed from production to be replaced by the 2nd Model Hand Ejector without the third lock and without the enclosed ejector rod.
Ruger provided a replacement for the ejector rod housing of one customer's Super Blackhawk at no cost, even though the customer damaged the housing.
Both Model 500 revolvers are built with a single/double action, five-round capacity and constructed of stainless steel with a satin stainless finish and feature a strong ball and detent cylinder lock-up, solid ejector rod and two-piece barrel design.
There is no provision for the ejector rod assembly on the right side of the frame, so I assume this Lightning was originally made as an ejectorless model.
The ejector rod serves only to activate the ejector, not as the front locking point for the cylinder.
It consists of a springloaded cylindrical shoulder on the cylinder ejector rod which is pulled tightly into a locking recess milled into the frame.