I hope people are enjoying this thread, I've been posting pictures that people have sent me to put on here, and am glad to do it.
For those of you that might have looked at that system of gears and thought, "how well will that work if I have an empty cartridge that is hard to extract? how well will that work if I have an empty cartridge that is hard to extract and there is a grizzly bear charging me?" Well, Gary Bush sent me pictures of another left-handed conversion, this one keeps the extra locking lug, this one has as much camming action to extract a cartridge as the original. Here it is.