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Best Drop-in Bushing

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by unit 900, Jan 29, 2010.


  1. unit 900

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    I recently acquired a 70 series Colt Gov't model. I would like to replace the collett bushing with a solid one. Seems that the MGW and Colt bushings get good feedback in the drop-in category. Does anyone have an experience based opinion on the better choice? Thanks.
     

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  2. glock2740

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    Gun lover.

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    EGW makes some great bushings.
     

  3. Quack

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    i used a Ed Brown on my 9mm Loaded and it's a nice fit, since the dimensions were correct.

    with EGW, you can take measurements and they will send you a custom sized bushing.
     
  4. Brass Nazi

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    Yep, this is the best method short of taking it to a smith. Why would you want a sloppy one sized fits all?
     
  5. Quack

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    yep, i was going to get an EGW, but when i measured my barrel/slide, the Brown was the right dimensions for me.
     
  6. MNGunner

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    Briley spherical bushing, prolly my favorite for a series 70