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Best Drop-in Bushing

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

  1. unit 900

    unit 900

    Sep 3, 2000
    Baltimore, Md
    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.
  2. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

    Jun 19, 2008
    NW Ark.

  3. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

    Jan 7, 2002
    NE Ohio
    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

    Brass Nazi NO BRASS FOR U!

    Jul 4, 2005
    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

    Quack Rent this space

    Jan 7, 2002
    NE Ohio
    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


    Jan 22, 2010
    Briley spherical bushing, prolly my favorite for a series 70